The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PHX are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)
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 PHX is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $657 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $159 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.
When to Fly to Phoenix
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $176 to $418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $190. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $413. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $224 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PHX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to PHX 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 $0.12, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (20%) 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 $255. Return trip prices are from the PHX 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 PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to PHX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Iberia, JetBlue, Qantas, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1437 miles or 2313 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to PHX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PHX flight is about 3 hour 34 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from ORD to PHX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to PHX tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 43% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 9% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for ORD about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 30 minutes late
- United: 22 minutes late
- Frontier: 24 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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