The cheapest times to fly from ACA to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 6th to August 26th

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 ACA to ORD is mid June. Prices can be as high as $1216 for Wednesday flights during late July, or as low as $328 for Monday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Acapulco (ACA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $328 to $800 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $335. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $854. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $519 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $466 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ACA to ORD flight.

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

ACA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ACA to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Acapulco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Wednesdays 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 $63 (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 $472. Return trip prices are from the ORD to ACA 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 ACA 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 4 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (ACA > MEX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $406
  • Average savings: $60 (12.88%)

See ACA to GDL flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (ACA > GDL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $408
  • Average savings: $58 (12.45%)

See ACA to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, InterJet, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to General Juan N Alvarez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1878 miles or 3022 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ACA to ORD flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Acapulco and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from ACA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ACA
Origination airport name General Juan N Alvarez International Airport
City Acapulco
Country Mexico
Latitude 16.8
Longitude -99.8

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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