The cheapest times to fly from DXB to ORD are

  • August 27th to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 18th (except the week of January 1st)

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 DXB to ORD is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1702 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $924 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $970 to $1385 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 $962. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1375. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1191 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to ORD flight.

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

DXB to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $70 (6%) 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 $1134. Return trip prices are from the ORD to DXB 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 DXB to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 60 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Moscow (DXB > DME > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $863
  • Average savings: $328 (27.55%)

See DXB to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (DXB > IST > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $865
  • Average savings: $326 (27.34%)

See DXB to DME flights

Hack #3: Moscow (DXB > SVO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $876
  • Average savings: $315 (26.42%)

See DXB to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, 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 Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7232 miles or 11639 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to ORD flight is about 13 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from DXB to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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