The cheapest times to fly from ORD to YYF are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 YYF is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $957 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $597 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Penticton

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Penticton (YYF) will usually cost between $611 to $848 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 $615. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $828. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $214 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $682 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to YYF flight.

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

ORD to YYF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to YYF 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 $0.26, which is 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 $93 (13%) 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 $664. Return trip prices are from the YYF 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 YYF 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 52 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 YYF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT) in Wenatchee, WA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 40.40% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to EAT flights

Destination alternative #2: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Bellingham, WA

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 36.07% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BLI flights

Destination alternative #3: Kelowna Airport (YLW) in Kelowna

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 29.33% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to YLW flights


Flight Hacking ORD to YYF

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 YYF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ORD > SEA > YYF)

  • Price for both tickets: $643
  • Average savings: $39 (5.72%)

See ORD to SEA flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ORD > LAX > YYF)

  • Price for both tickets: $651
  • Average savings: $31 (4.55%)

See ORD to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1600 miles or 2575 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to YYF flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Penticton?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from ORD to YYF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYYF
Destination airport namePenticton Airport


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