The cheapest times to fly from ORD to LSE are
- July 9th to July 22nd
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 31st (except the week of December 17th)
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 LSE is late September. Prices can be as high as $581 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $197 for Tuesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to La Crosse
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to La Crosse, WI (LSE) will usually cost between $199 to $279 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $204. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $313. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $109 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $210 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to LSE flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to LSE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to LSE 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 $0.61, which is above average.
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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (14%) 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 $212. Return trip prices are from the LSE to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to LSE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 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 LSE while comparing.
- 119 miles (192 km) away from LSE
- Usually 7.14% less expensive than LSE
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to LSE? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from La Crosse Regional Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 214 miles or 344 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to LSE?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to LSE flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and La Crosse, WI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from ORD to LSE.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||La Crosse Regional Airport|
|City||La Crosse, WI|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to LSE tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LSE heading for ORD about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in La Crosse, WI is about 20 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 21 minutes late
- Envoy: 17 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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