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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FWA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • July 30th 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 FWA is late October. Prices can be as high as $399 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $151 for Wednesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $151 to $233 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $238. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $85 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $197 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FWA flight.

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

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ORD to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to FWA 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 $0.78, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $187. Return trip prices are from the FWA 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 FWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 16 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 FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 17.05% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CVG flights

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

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 1.78% less expensive than FWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DTW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to FWA? 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 Fort Wayne International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 156 miles or 251 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FWA flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Fort Wayne, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from ORD to FWA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeFWA
Destination airport nameFort Wayne International Airport
CityFort Wayne, IN
Countrythe United States
Latitude41
Longitude-85.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to FWA tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FWA heading for ORD about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fort Wayne, IN is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 17 minutes late
  • Envoy: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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