Orlando to Chicago flight duration

What is the flight duration from Orlando to Chicago?

On average there are 8 flights flying direct each day from Orlando to Chicago. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
MCO
Arrive
MDW

Average direct flight time is 2 hours 53 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Orlando (MCO) to Chicago (MDW) has a duration of 2 hours 46 minutes.

A distance of 986 miles / 1,588 km.

Related: Return journey Chicago to Orlando flight duration

Orlando to Chicago flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 2 hours 53 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 2 hours 46 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 8

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Orlando to Chicago is 2 hours 53 minutes
  • Distance from Orlando to Chicago is 986 miles / 1,588 km
  • Orlando is served by 1 airports Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)
  • The currency in Chicago, United States is the US Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Orlando, United States and Chicago, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 2 hours 53 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Orlando International to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with Frontier Airlines
3 hours 10 minutes
Orlando International to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with Spirit Airlines
3 hours 04 minutes
Orlando International to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with United
2 hours 48 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Orlando to Chicago flight time via Dallas Fort Worth International | MCO to MDW via DFW

carrier logo Orlando to Dallas Fort Worth International
2 hours 51 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 42 minutes
carrier logo Dallas Fort Worth International to Chicago
2 hours 27 minutes
Total journey time
10 hours

Orlando to Chicago flight time via Houston George Bush Intercntl. | MCO to MDW via IAH

carrier logo Orlando to Houston George Bush Intercntl.
2 hours 36 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 15 minutes
carrier logo Houston George Bush Intercntl. to Chicago
2 hours 41 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 32 minutes

Orlando to Chicago flight time via Baltimore Washington International | MCO to MDW via BWI

carrier logo Orlando to Baltimore Washington International
2 hours 16 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 14 minutes
carrier logo Baltimore Washington International to Chicago
2 hours 06 minutes
Total journey time
8 hours 36 minutes

Airlines flying between Orlando and Chicago

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Orlando and Chicago

Norwegian
Norwegian
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
TAP
TAP

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Orlando & Chicago local time and timezones

Chicago, United States time is 1 hours behind Orlando, United States

Date and time in Orlando, United States:
10:35 Tue, 22 Oct, 2019,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

Date and time in Chicago, United States:
09:35 Tue, 22 Oct, 2019,
Chicago Timezone: CDT (-05:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Orlando and Chicago

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Orlando to Chicago jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from Orlando to Chicago

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