The cheapest times to fly from ORD to UME are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • March 19th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 UME is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1577 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $465 for Monday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Umeå

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Umea (UME) will usually cost between $534 to $1318 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $613. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1298. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $684 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $950 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to UME flight.

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

ORD to UME Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to UME flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to UME, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays 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 $355 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $777. Return trip prices are from the UME 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 UME can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to UME

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 UME — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (ORD > ARN > UME)

  • Price for both tickets: $662
  • Average savings: $288 (30.33%)

See ORD to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (ORD > BMA > UME)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $228 (23.96%)

See ORD to BMA flights

Hack #3: Gothenburg (ORD > GOT > UME)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $175 (18.38%)

See ORD to GOT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, BRA, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4156 miles or 6688 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to UME flight is about 8 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Umea?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from ORD to UME.


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 UME
Destination airport name Umea Airport
City Umea
Country Sweden
Latitude 63.8
Longitude 20.3


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