The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MKG are

  • January 8th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • August 27th to September 16th
  • October 15th to November 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 MKG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $391 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $159 for Monday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Muskegon

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Muskegon, MI (MKG) will usually cost between $159 to $181 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $159. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $226. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $67 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $170 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MKG flight.

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

ORD to MKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MKG 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 $0.89, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $8 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $160. Return trip prices are from the MKG 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 MKG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 118 miles or 190 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MKG flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Muskegon, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from ORD to MKG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMKG
Destination airport nameMuskegon County Airport
CityMuskegon, MI
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to MKG tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 31% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MKG heading for ORD about 29 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Muskegon, MI is about 28 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 29 minutes late


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