The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KNO are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 20th to November 4th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 KNO is mid January. Prices can be as high as $9590 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $1008 for Sunday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Medan

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Medan (KNO) will usually cost between $1097 to $5944 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $2252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $4403. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2747 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KNO flight.

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

ORD to KNO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to KNO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KNO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $1632 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1726. Return trip prices are from the KNO 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 KNO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 38 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ORD to KNO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Penang International Airport (PEN) in Bayan Lepas

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from KNO
  • Usually 63.88% less expensive than KNO
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to PEN flights


Flight Hacking ORD to KNO

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 KNO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (ORD > KUL > KNO)

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $1870 (68.09%)

See ORD to KUL flights

Hack #2: Singapore (ORD > SIN > KNO)

  • Price for both tickets: $932
  • Average savings: $1815 (66.08%)

See ORD to SIN flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (ORD > HKG > KNO)

  • Price for both tickets: $998
  • Average savings: $1749 (63.68%)

See ORD to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9254 miles or 14893 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KNO flight is about 17 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Medan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from ORD to KNO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeKNO
Destination airport nameKualanamu International Airport


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