The cheapest times to fly from HFE to ORD are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 HFE to ORD is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2117 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $605 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Hefei (HFE) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $630 to $1640 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $637. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1727. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1090 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $956 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HFE to ORD flight.

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

HFE to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HFE to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Hefei. 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. 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 $667 (31%) 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 $870. Return trip prices are from the ORD to HFE 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 HFE 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 13 hour 44 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 HFE to ORD while comparing.

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

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 14.12% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See HFE to MDW flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (HFE > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $843
  • Average savings: $113 (11.82%)

See HFE to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Korean Air, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7086 miles or 11404 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HFE to ORD flight is about 13 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Hefei and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from HFE to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHFE
Origination airport nameXinqiao Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeORD
Destination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States


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