The cheapest times to fly from ADD to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 30th to June 24th
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ADD to ORD is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1532 for Wednesday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $928 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $976 to $1336 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $973. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $406 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1057 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADD to ORD flight.

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

ADD to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADD to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Addis Ababa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Addis Ababa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (3%) 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 $1084. Return trip prices are from the ORD to ADD 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 ADD to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 36 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Dublin (ADD > DUB > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $69 (6.53%)

See ADD to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (ADD > ARN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $992
  • Average savings: $65 (6.15%)

See ADD to DUB flights

Hack #3: Cairo (ADD > CAI > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1047
  • Average savings: $11 (0.99%)

See ADD to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7567 miles or 12178 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADD to ORD flight is about 14 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Addis Ababa and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from ADD to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADD
Origination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8

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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