The cheapest times to fly from FAO to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • August 27th to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)

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 FAO to ORD is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1308 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $515 for Sunday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Faro (FAO) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $602 to $1096 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $613. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1161. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $547 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $712 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAO to ORD flight.

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

FAO to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAO to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Faro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FAO. 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 $73 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $734. Return trip prices are from the ORD to FAO 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 FAO 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 8 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: London (FAO > LGW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $547
  • Average savings: $165 (23.19%)

See FAO to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (FAO > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $133 (18.62%)

See FAO to LGW flights

Hack #3: Dublin (FAO > DUB > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $127 (17.85%)

See FAO to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4116 miles or 6624 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAO to ORD flight is about 8 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Faro and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from FAO to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAO
Origination airport name Faro Airport
City Faro
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -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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