The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MLX are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • September 17th to October 7th (except the week of September 24th)
  • October 22nd 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 MLX is early December. Prices can be as high as $2322 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1202 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Malatya

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Malatya (MLX) will usually cost between $1202 to $1681 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1233. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1769. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $536 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1272 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MLX flight.

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

ORD to MLX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MLX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MLX, and Thursday 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 $103 (7%) 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 $1300. Return trip prices are from the MLX 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 MLX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 39 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 MLX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gaziantep Airport (GZT) in Gaziantep

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from MLX
  • Usually 0.08% less expensive than MLX
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to GZT flights


Flight Hacking ORD to MLX

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 MLX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dusseldorf (ORD > DUS > MLX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $233 (18.32%)

See ORD to DUS flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (ORD > IST > MLX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1042
  • Average savings: $230 (18.08%)

See ORD to IST flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (ORD > SAW > MLX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1107
  • Average savings: $166 (13.01%)

See ORD to SAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5926 miles or 9537 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MLX flight is about 11 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Malatya?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ORD to MLX.


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 MLX
Destination airport name Malatya Airport
City Malatya
Country Turkey
Latitude 38.4
Longitude 38.1


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