The cheapest times to fly from SCN to ORD are

  • April 2nd to October 14th (except the weeks of August 20th and October 1st)

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 SCN to ORD is early July. Prices can be as high as $6398 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1168 for Friday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1422 to $6372 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $3510. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $6313. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2803 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6161 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCN to ORD flight.

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

SCN to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCN to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Saarbr├╝cken. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.89, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SCN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Saarbr├╝cken. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1249 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3497. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SCN 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 SCN to ORD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCN to ORD

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 SCN to ORD ÔÇö but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hamburg (SCN > HAM > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $798
  • Average savings: $5363 (87.05%)

See SCN to PMI flights

Hack #2: Palma Mallorca (SCN > PMI > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $858
  • Average savings: $5303 (86.07%)

See SCN to HAM flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (SCN > FRA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $5212 (84.6%)

See SCN to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4308 miles or 6933 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCN to ORD flight is about 8 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Saarbrucken and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SCN to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCN
Origination airport name Saarbruecken Airport
City Saarbrucken
Country Germany
Latitude 49.2
Longitude 7.1

Return Airport

Destination code ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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