The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PSG are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 PSG is late October. Prices can be as high as $1150 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $655 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Petersburg

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Petersburg, AK (PSG) will usually cost between $663 to $867 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 $674. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $946. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $747 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PSG flight.

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

ORD to PSG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to PSG 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 $0.21, 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 $51 (7%) 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 $732. Return trip prices are from the PSG 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 PSG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 58 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 PSG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Juneau International Airport (JNU) in Juneau, AK

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from PSG
  • Usually 23.78% less expensive than PSG
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to JNU flights

Destination alternative #2: Ketchikan International Airport (KTN) in Ketchikan, AK

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from PSG
  • Usually 21.57% less expensive than PSG
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to KTN flights

Destination alternative #3: Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT) in Sitka, AK

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from PSG
  • Usually 15.54% less expensive than PSG
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to SIT flights


Flight Hacking ORD to PSG

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 PSG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ORD > SEA > PSG)

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $61 (8.17%)

See ORD to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Petersburg James A Johnson Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2216 miles or 3566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PSG flight is about 4 hour 58 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from ORD to PSG.


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 PSG
Destination airport name Petersburg James A Johnson Airport
City Petersburg, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 56.8
Longitude -132.9


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