The cheapest times to fly from BHE to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 BHE to ORD is early November. Prices can be as high as $2828 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1055 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Blenheim (BHE) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1131 to $1893 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2434. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1368 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHE to ORD flight.

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

BHE to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHE to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Blenheim. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BHE. Saturdays 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 $172 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1349. Return trip prices are from the ORD to BHE 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 BHE 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 16 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (BHE > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1304
  • Average savings: $65 (4.71%)

See BHE to AKL flights

Hack #2: Auckland (BHE > AKL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1310
  • Average savings: $59 (4.28%)

See BHE to LAX flights

Hack #3: Wellington (BHE > WLG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1312
  • Average savings: $56 (4.09%)

See BHE to WLG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8395 miles or 13510 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHE to ORD flight is about 16 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Blenheim and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from BHE to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BHE
Origination airport name Woodbourne Airport
City Blenheim
Country New Zealand
Latitude -41.5
Longitude 173.9

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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