The cheapest times to fly from YYF to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 YYF to ORD is early December. Prices can be as high as $951 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $503 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Penticton (YYF) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $572 to $790 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 $576. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $818. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $242 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $660 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYF to ORD flight.

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

YYF to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYF to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Penticton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $93 (13%) 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 $612. Return trip prices are from the ORD to YYF 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 YYF 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 3 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (YYF > SEA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $586
  • Average savings: $75 (11.29%)

See YYF to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (YYF > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $33 (4.92%)

See YYF to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1600 miles or 2575 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYF to ORD flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Penticton and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from YYF to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YYF
Origination airport name Penticton Airport
City Penticton
Country Canada
Latitude 49.5
Longitude -119.6

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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