The cheapest times to fly from GIB to ORD are

  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • May 14th to December 9th

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 GIB to ORD is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2583 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $533 for Sunday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Gibraltar (GIB) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1040 to $2579 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1094. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2547. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1453 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2489 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GIB to ORD flight.

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

GIB to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GIB to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Gibraltar. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GIB. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Gibraltar. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $220 (10%) 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 $1933. Return trip prices are from the ORD to GIB 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 GIB 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 40 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $541
  • Average savings: $1948 (78.26%)

See GIB to LHR flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $1870 (75.13%)

See GIB to LGW flights

Hack #3: Manchester (GIB > MAN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $718
  • Average savings: $1772 (71.17%)

See GIB to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4270 miles or 6872 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GIB to ORD flight is about 8 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Gibraltar and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from GIB to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GIB
Origination airport name Gibraltar Airport
City Gibraltar
Country Gibraltar
Latitude 36.2
Longitude -5.3

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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