The cheapest times to fly from CTS to ORD are

  • January 15th to April 15th (except the weeks of March 12th and April 2nd)
  • May 7th to July 8th (except the week of June 11th)
  • November 5th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 CTS to ORD is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $2283 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1123 for Wednesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Sapporo (CTS) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1326 to $1721 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $1223. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1745. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $522 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1437 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTS to ORD flight.

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

CTS to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTS to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Sapporo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $176 (11%) 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 $1372. Return trip prices are from the ORD to CTS 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 CTS 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 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CTS to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 5.15% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See CTS to SBN flights


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

Hack #1: Seoul (CTS > ICN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $332 (23.07%)

See CTS to TPE flights

Hack #2: Taipei (CTS > TPE > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1112
  • Average savings: $326 (22.65%)

See CTS to ICN flights

Hack #3: Busan (CTS > PUS > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1156
  • Average savings: $281 (19.55%)

See CTS to PUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CTS 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 China, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5819 miles or 9365 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTS to ORD flight is about 11 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Sapporo and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from CTS to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CTS
Origination airport name New Chitose Airport
City Sapporo
Country Japan
Latitude 42.8
Longitude 141.7

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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