The cheapest times to fly from ORD to YKM are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 YKM is late October. Prices can be as high as $731 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Yakima

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Yakima, WA (YKM) will usually cost between $263 to $528 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 $284. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $545. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $260 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to YKM flight.

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

ORD to YKM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to YKM 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 $0.14, 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 $73 (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 $348. Return trip prices are from the YKM 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 YKM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 55 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 YKM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from YKM
  • Usually 37.30% less expensive than YKM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, OR

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from YKM
  • Usually 21.96% less expensive than YKM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to PDX flights

Destination alternative #3: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from YKM
  • Usually 7.01% less expensive than YKM
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to PSC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to YKM? 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 Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1633 miles or 2628 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to YKM flight is about 3 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Yakima, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from ORD to YKM.


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 YKM
Destination airport name Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport
City Yakima, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.6
Longitude -120.5


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