The cheapest times to fly from HGA to ORD are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • November 12th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 HGA to ORD is mid March. Prices can be as high as $1797 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1234 for Monday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Hargeisa (HGA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1265 to $1681 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1356. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1710. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $354 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1482 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HGA to ORD flight.

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

HGA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HGA to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Hargeisa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HGA. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Hargeisa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $137 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1374. Return trip prices are from the ORD to HGA 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 HGA 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 14 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Addis Ababa (HGA > ADD > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1306
  • Average savings: $176 (11.88%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7760 miles or 12488 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HGA to ORD flight is about 14 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Hargeisa and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from HGA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HGA
Origination airport name Egal International Airport
City Hargeisa
Country Somalia
Latitude 9.5
Longitude 44.1

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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