The cheapest times to fly from ORD to OME are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 5th to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • October 8th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 OME is late October. Prices can be as high as $1409 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $729 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Nome

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Nome, AK (OME) will usually cost between $731 to $1014 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $745. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1409. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $664 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $872 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to OME flight.

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

ORD to OME Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to OME 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 $0.16, which is far below 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 to Nome, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. 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 $848. Return trip prices are from the OME 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 OME can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to OME

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 OME — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (ORD > ANC > OME)

  • Price for both tickets: $784
  • Average savings: $88 (10.09%)

See ORD to ANC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3296 miles or 5304 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to OME flight is about 6 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Nome, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from ORD to OME.


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 OME
Destination airport name Nome Airport
City Nome, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.5
Longitude -165.4


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