The cheapest times to fly from CGH to ORD are

  • January 15th to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 19th, April 2nd, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 CGH to ORD is late May. Prices can be as high as $2908 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1249 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Sao Paulo (CGH) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1435 to $2327 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1431. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2348. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $917 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1560 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGH to ORD flight.

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

CGH to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGH to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from São Paulo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is 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 to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to São Paulo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $199 (11%) 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 $1594. Return trip prices are from the ORD to CGH 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 CGH to ORD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Miami, FL (CGH > MIA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $842
  • Average savings: $718 (46.03%)

See CGH to GIG flights

Hack #2: Rio de Janeiro (CGH > GIG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $890
  • Average savings: $671 (42.98%)

See CGH to MIA flights

Hack #3: Rio de Janeiro (CGH > SDU > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $649 (41.6%)

See CGH to SDU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5242 miles or 8436 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGH to ORD flight is about 10 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Paulo and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from CGH to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGH
Origination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7

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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