Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Albania (Tirana) (from: Chicago)

The average price to go to Albania (Tirana) from Chicago airport is $ 831 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 682 (in february) and $ 1173 (in july), which is a saving of $ 150 or a surplus of $ 343 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $599 to $653 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Albania (Tirana) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Chicago-Albania (Tirana) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 37110 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Albania (Tirana) from Chicago and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in february, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 682, saving $ 150 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 831). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1173).

Flight Chicago-Albania (Tirana): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 599 $ 686 good price
February$ 595 $ 682 very good price
March$ 615 $ 715 good price
April$ 592 $ 696 good price
May$ 730 $ 863 fair price
June$ 962 $ 1114 high price
July$ 1005 $ 1173 very high price
August$ 862 $ 1010 fair price
September$ 675 $ 778 good price
October$ 608 $ 708 good price
November$ 588 $ 727 good price
December$ 661 $ 814 good price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Chicago to Albania (Tirana)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Chicago to Albania (Tirana) range from $435 to $1469. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $436 to $490), 1% at the maximum price (from $1415 to $1469). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $599 to $653 (10% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Chicago->Albania flight

There are 16 companies that serve Chicago from Albania (Tirana) airport: Turkish Airlines, British Airways, LOT, Spirit Airlines, Lufthansa, United, Swiss, Ita Airways, Austrian Airlines, TAP, SAS, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, Finnair, jetBlue and Air Canada.

Data analysis:

Of the 37110 flights analyzed in previous years, Turkish Airlines was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (17% of the time) on the Chicago->Albania route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Chicago-Albania (Tirana) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $39. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $44.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Albania (Tirana) to Chicago departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $68. Conversely, departing from Albania (Tirana) on a saturday may cost you an additional $52.


Top prices Chicago-Albania (Tirana)

Round tripDatesPrice
Chicago → Tirana01-10 to 20-10-2024$ 487 
Chicago → Tirana02-10 to 20-10-2024$ 483 
Chicago → Tirana07-10 to 21-10-2024$ 475 
Chicago → Tirana04-11 to 18-11-2024$ 485 
Chicago → Tirana05-11 to 19-11-2024$ 486 
Chicago → Tirana06-11 to 20-11-2024$ 471 
Chicago → Tirana12-11 to 19-11-2024$ 486 
Chicago → Tirana01-01 to 15-01-2025$ 483 
Chicago → Tirana06-01 to 31-01-2025$ 487 
Chicago → Tirana15-01 to 29-01-2025$ 480 


When to book your flight Chicago - Albania (Tirana) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 6 to 7 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Chicago-Albania flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Albania (Tirana), it is recommended to buy it 6 to 7 months before departure (it is then on average 778 $, which is a saving of 53 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (348 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Chicago to Albania (Tirana) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 658 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 676), 1 to 2 months ($ 675)

February

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 647 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 660)

March

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 672 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 708), 3 to 4 months ($ 686)

April

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 620 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 633), 3 to 4 months ($ 686), 4 to 5 months ($ 665)

May

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 772 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 806), 4 to 5 months ($ 784)

June

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 1015 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1098), 2 to 3 months ($ 1076), 4 to 5 months ($ 1104), 5 to 6 months ($ 1058)

July

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 1032 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1124), 3 to 4 months ($ 1129), 4 to 5 months ($ 1143), 5 to 6 months ($ 1064), 7 to 8 months ($ 1083)

August

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 759 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 960), 5 to 6 months ($ 953), 6 to 7 months ($ 819), 8 to 9 months ($ 876)

September

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 638 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 743), 3 to 4 months ($ 739), 5 to 6 months ($ 728), 7 to 8 months ($ 684)

October

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 505 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 696), 3 to 4 months ($ 638), 4 to 5 months ($ 646), 5 to 6 months ($ 664), 6 to 7 months ($ 639)

November

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 601 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 685), 4 to 5 months ($ 627), 6 to 7 months ($ 623)

December

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 660 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 811), 3 to 4 months ($ 741), 4 to 5 months ($ 743), 5 to 6 months ($ 707)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for Chicago->Albania are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $5. Conversely, by buying it on a tuesday, you may end up paying $10 more.



Chicago to Albania (Tirana): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
August 2024$ 774
$610 to $921
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September 2024$ 574
$510 to $700
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October 2024$ 561
$475 to $654
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November 2024$ 524
$469 to $601
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December 2024$ 573
$488 to $749
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January 2025$ 515
$479 to $563
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March 2025$ 633
$523 to $1019
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June 2025$ 1033
$943 to $1098
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, august, september, october, november, december, january, march and june are cheaper to travel to Albania (Tirana). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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