The cheapest times to fly from GYE to ORD are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • February 26th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to November 25th

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 GYE to ORD is late September. Prices can be as high as $1396 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $467 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Guayaquil (GYE) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $534 to $942 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $549. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $995. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $446 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $673 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GYE to ORD flight.

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

GYE to ORD Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $93 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $648. Return trip prices are from the ORD to GYE 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 GYE 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 6 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (GYE > FLL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $32 (4.75%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Spirit, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3090 miles or 4973 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GYE to ORD flight is about 6 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Guayaquil and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from GYE to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GYE
Origination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9

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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