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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PNS are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 PNS is early December. Prices can be as high as $720 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $227 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $285 to $428 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 $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $459. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $170 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $293 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PNS flight.

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

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ORD to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to PNS 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 $0.23, which is 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 $60 (17%) 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 $293. Return trip prices are from the PNS to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to PNS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 25 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 PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM) in Mobile, AL

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 42.56% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BFM flights

Destination alternative #2: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 4.62% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to PIB flights

Destination alternative #3: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 0.85% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ECP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 796 miles or 1281 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PNS flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from ORD to PNS.

 

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 PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to PNS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PNS heading for ORD about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Pensacola, FL is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 14 minutes late
  • United: 2 minutes late
  • Envoy: 1 minutes early
  • Republic: 34 minutes late
  • Frontier: 10 minutes late

 

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