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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to YSJ are

  • May 28th to June 17th
  • October 8th to February 18th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 YSJ is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $750 for Monday flights during mid May, or as low as $455 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.

 

When to Fly to Saint John

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Saint John (YSJ) will usually cost between $466 to $648 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $471. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $656. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $185 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $620 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to YSJ flight.

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

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ORD to YSJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to YSJ 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YSJ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Mondays 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 $15 (3%) 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 $581. Return trip prices are from the YSJ 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 YSJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 60 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 YSJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 41.45% less expensive than YSJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to YHZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Bangor International Airport (BGR) in Bangor, ME

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 40.89% less expensive than YSJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BGR flights

Destination alternative #3: Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc International Airport (YQM) in Moncton

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 25.97% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to YQM flights

Destination alternative #4: Fredericton International Airport (YFC) in Fredericton

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 19.11% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to YFC flights

Destination alternative #5: Charlottetown Airport (YYG) in Charlottetown

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 15.97% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to YYG flights

Destination alternative #6: Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) in Bar Harbor, ME

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 12.74% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BHB flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to YSJ

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 YSJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ORD > BOS > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $90 (14.48%)

See ORD to BOS flights

Hack #2: Toronto (ORD > YYZ > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $35 (5.65%)

See ORD to YYZ flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ORD > LGA > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $18 (2.9%)

See ORD to LGA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1121 miles or 1804 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to YSJ flight is about 2 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Saint John?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from ORD to YSJ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeYSJ
Destination airport nameSaint John Airport
CitySaint John
CountryCanada
Latitude45.3
Longitude-65.9

 

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