The cheapest times to fly from PVD to ORD are

  • August 20th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and February 12th)

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 PVD to ORD is early December. Prices can be as high as $673 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $219 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Providence, RI (PVD) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $223 to $392 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $419. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $192 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $260 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVD to ORD flight.

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

PVD to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVD to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Providence. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $58 (19%) 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 $248. Return trip prices are from the ORD to PVD 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 PVD to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PVD to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 3.65% less expensive than ORD
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVD to AZO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Theodore Francis Green State Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 847 miles or 1363 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVD to ORD flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Providence, RI and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from PVD to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePVD
Origination airport nameTheodore Francis Green State Airport
CityProvidence, RI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PVD to ORD tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 44% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for PVD about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 2 minutes late
  • Envoy: 18 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 26 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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