The cheapest times to fly from CDG to ORD are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 CDG to ORD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1062 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $399 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Paris (CDG) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $408 to $934 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $418. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $963. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $545 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $525 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to ORD flight.

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

CDG to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Paris. 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 Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CDG. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Paris. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (10%) 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 $535. Return trip prices are from the ORD to CDG 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 CDG to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 26 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: London (CDG > LGW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $510
  • Average savings: $15 (2.76%)

See CDG to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (CDG > BCN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $512
  • Average savings: $13 (2.48%)

See CDG to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4140 miles or 6663 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to ORD flight is about 8 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from CDG to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CDG
Origination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6

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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