The cheapest times to fly from SKG to ORD are

  • October 22nd to April 29th (except the weeks of January 1st and April 16th)

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 SKG to ORD is early November. Prices can be as high as $1289 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $587 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $611 to $1109 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $611. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1150. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $540 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $727 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SKG to ORD flight.

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

SKG to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SKG to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Thessaloniki. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Thessaloniki. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $42 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $755. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SKG 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 SKG to ORD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SKG 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 SKG to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SKG > LGW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $649
  • Average savings: $78 (10.73%)

See SKG to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (SKG > ARN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $656
  • Average savings: $71 (9.77%)

See SKG to LGW flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SKG > LGA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $667
  • Average savings: $61 (8.32%)

See SKG to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Olympic, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5286 miles or 8507 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SKG to ORD flight is about 10 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Thessaloniki and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from SKG to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SKG
Origination airport name Makedonia Airport
City Thessaloniki
Country Greece
Latitude 40.5
Longitude 23

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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