The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ICT are

  • May 21st to July 15th
  • September 10th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 24th to February 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 ICT is early July. Prices can be as high as $596 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $283 for Tuesday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Wichita

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Wichita, KS (ICT) will usually cost between $299 to $354 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $393. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $94 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $311 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ICT flight.

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

ORD to ICT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ICT 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 to Wichita, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (4%) 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 $307. Return trip prices are from the ICT 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 ICT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 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 ICT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Salina Regional Airport (SLN) in Salina, KS

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ICT
  • Usually 32.05% less expensive than ICT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to SLN flights

Destination alternative #2: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from ICT
  • Usually 28.50% less expensive than ICT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to TUL flights

Destination alternative #3: Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO) in Stillwater, OK

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from ICT
  • Usually 10.79% less expensive than ICT
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to SWO flights

Destination alternative #4: Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from ICT
  • Usually 3.70% less expensive than ICT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MHK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 587 miles or 945 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Wichita, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ORD to ICT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeICT
Destination airport nameWichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport
CityWichita, KS
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to ICT tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 37% 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 ICT heading for ORD about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Wichita, KS is about 25 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 24 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 27 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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