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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ERI are

  • February 12th to March 4th
  • May 14th to November 11th (except the weeks of June 25th, July 23rd, and July 30th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ORD to ERI is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $611 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $279 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.

 

When to Fly to Erie

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Erie, PA (ERI) will usually cost between $279 to $319 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $279. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ERI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to ERI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ORD to ERI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ERI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $13 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $290. Return trip prices are from the ERI to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to ERI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ORD to ERI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from ERI
  • Usually 20.00% less expensive than ERI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to PIT flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from ERI
  • Usually 18.97% less expensive than ERI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BUF flights

Destination alternative #3: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ERI
  • Usually 20.00% less expensive than ERI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ROC flights

Destination alternative #4: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from ERI
  • Usually 14.66% less expensive than ERI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CLE flights

Destination alternative #5: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from ERI
  • Usually 13.28% less expensive than ERI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #6: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) in Akron, OH

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from ERI
  • Usually 8.28% less expensive than ERI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CAK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to ERI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 397 miles or 639 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORD to ERI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ERI flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Erie, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ORD to ERI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code ERI
Destination airport name Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport
City Erie, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.1
Longitude -80.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to ERI tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 16% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ERI heading for ORD about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Erie, PA is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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