The cheapest times to fly from CAN to ORD are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

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 CAN to ORD is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1730 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $476 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $563 to $1481 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $586. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $906 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $933 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to ORD flight.

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

CAN to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Fridays 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 $175 (16%) 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 $851. Return trip prices are from the ORD to CAN 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 CAN 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 14 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $111 (11.84%)

See CAN to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CAN > JFK > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $902
  • Average savings: $31 (3.32%)

See CAN to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7720 miles or 12424 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to ORD flight is about 14 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 113 available flights from CAN to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

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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