The cheapest times to fly from ORD to YTZ are

  • June 18th to July 1st
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 15th to April 29th (except the weeks of November 19th, February 26th, March 5th, March 19th, April 2nd, and April 16th)

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 YTZ is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $506 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $280 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Toronto

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Toronto (YTZ) will usually cost between $280 to $397 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $402. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $122 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $310 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to YTZ flight.

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

ORD to YTZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to YTZ 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 $0.43, which is a bit above 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 $53 (15%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the YTZ 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 YTZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 47 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 YTZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 25.16% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ROC flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 24.19% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BUF flights

Destination alternative #3: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 12 miles (19 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 18.87% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #4: Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport (ERI) in Erie, PA

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 6.45% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ERI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 446 miles or 718 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to YTZ flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Toronto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from ORD to YTZ.


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 YTZ
Destination airport name Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
City Toronto
Country Canada
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -79.4


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