The cheapest times to fly from COO to ORD are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • April 9th to June 24th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 COO to ORD is mid November. Prices can be as high as $5729 for Thursday flights during mid August, or as low as $1078 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Cotonou (COO) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1426 to $2624 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1431. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2751. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1320 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1749 can be considered a good price for a round-trip COO to ORD flight.

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

COO to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the COO to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cotonou. 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. Thursdays 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 $754 (32%) 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 $1713. Return trip prices are from the ORD to COO 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 COO 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 11 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Paris (COO > CDG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1224
  • Average savings: $526 (30.05%)

See COO to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1373
  • Average savings: $376 (21.5%)

See COO to CDG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1532
  • Average savings: $217 (12.41%)

See COO to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Card Bernardin Gadin de Cadjehoun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5939 miles or 9558 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop COO to ORD flight is about 11 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Cotonou and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from COO to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCOO
Origination airport nameCard Bernardin Gadin de Cadjehoun International Airport

Return Airport

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


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