Cheap Flights from ORD to SMI: When to Fly from Chicago to Samos
The cheapest times to fly from ORD to SMI are
January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 19th)
August 20th to December 16th (except the week of October 15th)
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 SMI is early November. Prices can be as high as $6479 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $5862 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Samos
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $6274 to $6442 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $6282. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $6451. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $168 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6337 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to SMI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to SMI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
ORD to SMI Flight Prices
Compared to other flights, the ORD to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.71, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMI. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (0%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6305. Return trip prices are from the SMI to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Departure Day Prices
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to SMI 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 1 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 SMI while comparing.
Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir
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 SMI — but Champion Traveler does!
Still have questions about flying from ORD to SMI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Samos Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5573 miles or 8969 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to SMI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to SMI flight is about 11 hour 1 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Samos?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from ORD to SMI.
Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.