The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FNT are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • May 21st to July 22nd (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 27th to November 18th

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 FNT is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $566 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $164 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Flint

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Flint, MI (FNT) will usually cost between $167 to $283 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 $189. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $301. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $112 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $224 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FNT flight.

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

ORD to FNT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to FNT 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 $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $40 (17%) 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 $202. Return trip prices are from the FNT to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to FNT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 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 FNT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Muskegon County Airport (MKG) in Muskegon, MI

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 24.11% less expensive than FNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 13.84% less expensive than FNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DTW flights

Destination alternative #3: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 6.25% less expensive than FNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to GRR flights

Destination alternative #4: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 4.02% less expensive than FNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to TOL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bishop International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 223 miles or 359 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FNT flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Flint, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from ORD to FNT.


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 FNT
Destination airport name Bishop International Airport
City Flint, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 43
Longitude -83.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to FNT tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FNT heading for ORD about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Flint, MI is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 10 minutes late
  • Envoy: 17 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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