The cheapest times to fly from FOR to ORD are

  • early February
  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to July 15th (except the weeks of April 30th and June 25th)
  • August 20th to September 30th

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 FOR to ORD is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3773 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $772 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Fortaleza (FOR) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $808 to $2151 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $818. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2628. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1810 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1019 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FOR to ORD flight.

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

FOR to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FOR to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fortaleza. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into FOR. Fridays 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 $261 (19%) 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 $1079. Return trip prices are from the ORD to FOR 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 FOR 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 56 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 FOR to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 14.92% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See FOR to MDW flights


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

Hack #1: Miami, FL (FOR > MIA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $647
  • Average savings: $373 (36.56%)

See FOR to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (FOR > MCO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $776
  • Average savings: $243 (23.85%)

See FOR to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (FOR > JFK > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $170 (16.63%)

See FOR to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, KLM, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4419 miles or 7112 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FOR to ORD flight is about 8 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Fortaleza and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from FOR to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FOR
Origination airport name Pinto Martins International Airport
City Fortaleza
Country Brazil
Latitude -3.8
Longitude -38.5

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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