The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FSD are
- August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, and February 12th)
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 FSD is early December. Prices can be as high as $664 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Sioux Falls
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $279 to $364 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $273. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $389. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $116 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $324 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FSD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to FSD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to FSD 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 $0.44, 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. 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 $28 (8%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to FSD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 461 miles or 742 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to FSD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FSD flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Sioux Falls, SD?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ORD to FSD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Joe Foss Field Airport|
|City||Sioux Falls, SD|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to FSD tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 41% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FSD heading for ORD about 28 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sioux Falls, SD is about 28 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Envoy: 29 minutes late
- ExpressJet: 7 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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