The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KRK are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 KRK is early October. Prices can be as high as $1142 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $637 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Kraków

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Krakow (KRK) will usually cost between $660 to $1001 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $666. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1046. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $380 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $768 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KRK flight.

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

ORD to KRK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to KRK 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KRK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays 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 $44 (5%) 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 $774. Return trip prices are from the KRK 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 KRK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to KRK

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 KRK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > KRK)

  • Price for both tickets: $567
  • Average savings: $201 (26.17%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (ORD > LHR > KRK)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $117 (15.17%)

See ORD to LHR flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (ORD > CPH > KRK)

  • Price for both tickets: $654
  • Average savings: $114 (14.84%)

See ORD to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Paul II – Balice Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4726 miles or 7606 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KRK flight is about 9 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Krakow?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from ORD to KRK.


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 KRK
Destination airport name John Paul II – Balice Airport
City Krakow
Country Poland
Latitude 50.1
Longitude 19.8


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