The cheapest times to fly from BWN to ORD are

  • February 12th to March 4th
  • May 14th to August 5th (except the weeks of June 25th, July 16th, and July 23rd)
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the weeks of October 22nd and December 10th)

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 BWN to ORD is early August. Prices can be as high as $9373 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $3190 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $4305 to $7983 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $4405. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $7814. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6160 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWN to ORD flight.

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

BWN to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWN to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bandar Seri Begawan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into BWN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Bandar Seri Begawan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3768 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5366. Return trip prices are from the ORD to BWN 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 BWN 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 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (BWN > KUL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $5068 (82.27%)

See BWN to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (BWN > HKG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1184
  • Average savings: $4976 (80.78%)

See BWN to KUL flights

Hack #3: Ho Chi Minh City (BWN > SGN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1191
  • Average savings: $4969 (80.67%)

See BWN to SGN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8889 miles or 14305 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWN to ORD flight is about 16 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Bandar Seri Begawan 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 BWN to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWN
Origination airport name Brunei International Airport
City Bandar Seri Begawan
Country Brunei
Latitude 4.9
Longitude 114.9

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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