The cheapest times to fly from CGO to ORD are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 31st (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, December 3rd, 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 CGO to ORD is early November. Prices can be as high as $2060 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $644 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $733 to $1709 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $752. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1574. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $822 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $972 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGO to ORD flight.

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

CGO to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGO to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Zhengzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into CGO. Saturdays 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 $373 (24%) 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 $1002. Return trip prices are from the ORD to CGO 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 CGO 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 13 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $819
  • Average savings: $153 (15.75%)

See CGO to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $923
  • Average savings: $49 (5.04%)

See CGO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6974 miles or 11224 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGO to ORD flight is about 13 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Zhengzhou and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from CGO to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGO
Origination airport name Xinzheng Airport
City Zhengzhou
Country China
Latitude 34.5
Longitude 113.8

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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