The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FLL are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 20th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 FLL is late January. Prices can be as high as $649 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $138 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $155 to $394 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $173. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $472. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $299 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $208 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FLL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to FLL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to FLL 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 $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $109 (37%) 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 $180. Return trip prices are from the FLL to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to FLL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to FLL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1184 miles or 1905 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to FLL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FLL flight is about 3 hour 7 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Fort Lauderdale, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from ORD to FLL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport|
|City||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to FLL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 40% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FLL heading for ORD about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fort Lauderdale, FL is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 17 minutes late
- United: 8 minutes late
- JetBlue: 41 minutes late
- Spirit: 18 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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