The cheapest times to fly from CLO to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 CLO to ORD is late October. Prices can be as high as $1224 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $469 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Cali (CLO) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $553 to $1035 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1147. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $594 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $839 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLO to ORD flight.

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

CLO to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLO to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cali. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $72 (9%) 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 $773. Return trip prices are from the ORD to CLO 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 CLO 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 5 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Medellin (CLO > MDE > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $589
  • Average savings: $250 (29.8%)

See CLO to BOG flights

Hack #2: Bogota (CLO > BOG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $182 (21.63%)

See CLO to MDE flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (CLO > MIA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $677
  • Average savings: $163 (19.37%)

See CLO to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2749 miles or 4424 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLO to ORD flight is about 5 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Cali and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from CLO to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLO
Origination airport nameAlfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeORD
Destination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States


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