The cheapest times to fly from ORD to HDN are

  • August 6th to August 19th
  • September 10th to November 11th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to April 1st (except the week of December 24th)

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 HDN is late January. Prices can be as high as $938 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $364 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Hayden

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Hayden, CO (HDN) will usually cost between $440 to $740 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 $442. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $716. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $274 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $603 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to HDN flight.

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

ORD to HDN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to HDN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $69 (11%) 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 $565. Return trip prices are from the HDN 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 HDN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 48 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 HDN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Laramie Regional Airport (LAR) in Laramie, WY

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from HDN
  • Usually 37.15% less expensive than HDN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to LAR flights

Destination alternative #2: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from HDN
  • Usually 62.44% less expensive than HDN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DEN flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from HDN
  • Usually 36.57% less expensive than HDN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ASE flights

Destination alternative #4: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from HDN
  • Usually 32.67% less expensive than HDN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to GJT flights

Destination alternative #5: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from HDN
  • Usually 12.94% less expensive than HDN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to EGE flights

Destination alternative #6: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) in Montrose/Delta, CO

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from HDN
  • Usually 10.78% less expensive than HDN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MTJ flights


Flight Hacking ORD to HDN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ORD to HDN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (ORD > DEN > HDN)

  • Price for both tickets: $565
  • Average savings: $39 (6.38%)

See ORD to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1006 miles or 1619 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to HDN flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Hayden, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from ORD to HDN.


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 HDN
Destination airport name Yampa Valley Airport
City Hayden, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -107.2


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