The cheapest times to fly from HBA to ORD are

  • January 22nd to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • July 16th to July 29th
  • October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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 HBA to ORD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2456 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $883 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Hobart (HBA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $986 to $2036 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1035. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2251. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1217 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1206 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HBA to ORD flight.

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

HBA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HBA to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Hobart. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Thursdays 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 $173 (9%) 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 $1261. Return trip prices are from the ORD to HBA 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 HBA 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 18 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Sydney (HBA > SYD > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1115
  • Average savings: $92 (7.59%)

See HBA to MEL flights

Hack #2: Melbourne (HBA > MEL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $37 (3.07%)

See HBA to SYD flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (HBA > SFO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1188
  • Average savings: $18 (1.49%)

See HBA to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hainan, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9660 miles or 15546 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HBA to ORD flight is about 18 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Hobart and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from HBA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HBA
Origination airport name Hobart Airport
City Hobart
Country Australia
Latitude -42.8
Longitude 147.5

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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