The cheapest times to fly from ORD to VIE are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 16th (except the week of September 24th)

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 ORD to VIE is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1410 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $575 for Monday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Vienna

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Vienna (VIE) will usually cost between $621 to $1056 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $625. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1183. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $558 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $799 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to VIE flight.

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

ORD to VIE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to VIE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Vienna, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $107 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $769. Return trip prices are from the VIE to ORD 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 ORD to VIE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ORD to VIE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from VIE
  • Usually 23.29% less expensive than VIE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BUD flights


Flight Hacking ORD to VIE

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 ORD to VIE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $282 (35.32%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (ORD > LHR > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $180 (22.48%)

See ORD to LHR flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (ORD > CPH > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $168 (20.98%)

See ORD to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Level, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4701 miles or 7566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to VIE flight is about 9 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Vienna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from ORD to VIE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code VIE
Destination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6


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