The cheapest times to fly from BNE to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • July 30th to September 23rd
  • October 8th 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 BNE to ORD is early September. Prices can be as high as $2203 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $761 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Brisbane (BNE) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $824 to $1644 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $829. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1890. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1061 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1075 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BNE to ORD flight.

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

BNE to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BNE to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Brisbane. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into BNE. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Brisbane. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $158 (11%) 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 $1067. Return trip prices are from the ORD to BNE 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 BNE to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 0 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $944
  • Average savings: $132 (12.23%)

See BNE to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (BNE > SYD > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1059
  • Average savings: $16 (1.49%)

See BNE to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8902 miles or 14326 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BNE to ORD flight is about 17 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Brisbane and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from BNE to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BNE
Origination airport name Brisbane International Airport
City Brisbane
Country Australia
Latitude -27.4
Longitude 153.1

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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