The cheapest times to fly from ROC to ORD are
- January 1st to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)
- April 16th to May 6th
- May 21st to June 3rd
- August 27th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
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 ROC to ORD is late January. Prices can be as high as $623 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $189 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $211 to $316 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $334. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ROC to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ROC to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, 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 $39 (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 $225. Return trip prices are from the ORD to ROC 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 ROC 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 56 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ROC 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, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Greater Rochester International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 527 miles or 848 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ROC to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROC to ORD flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.
How many flights go between Rochester, NY and Chicago, IL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from ROC to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Greater Rochester International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ROC to ORD tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 32% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for ROC about 19 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 13 minutes late
- United: 13 minutes late
- Envoy: 25 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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