The cheapest times to fly from PAH to ORD are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 6th to December 16th (except the week of September 17th)
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 PAH to ORD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $405 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $200 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Paducah, KY (PAH) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $210 to $364 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $214. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $127 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PAH to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PAH to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PAH to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Paducah. 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 fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PAH. 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 $66 (22%) 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 $237. Return trip prices are from the ORD to PAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PAH to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 36 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PAH to ORD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Barkley Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 343 miles or 552 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PAH to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PAH to ORD flight is about 1 hour 36 minutes.
How many flights go between Paducah, KY and Chicago, IL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from PAH to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Barkley Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PAH to ORD tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 59% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for PAH about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 15 minutes late
Flights to ORD
Flights from ORD
Flights to PAH
Flights from PAH
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