The cheapest times to fly from HOR to ORD are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to June 17th

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 HOR to ORD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4193 for Thursday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $837 for Sunday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Horta (HOR) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1000 to $3177 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $991. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $3177. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2186 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOR to ORD flight.

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

HOR to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOR to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Horta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday 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 $1276 (43%) 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 $1178. Return trip prices are from the ORD to HOR 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 HOR 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 30 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Lisbon (HOR > LIS > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $744
  • Average savings: $604 (44.81%)

See HOR to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (HOR > BOS > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $469 (34.76%)

See HOR to LIS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (HOR > PDL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1308
  • Average savings: $40 (2.97%)

See HOR to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azores Airlines, Delta, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3067 miles or 4936 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOR to ORD flight is about 6 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Horta and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from HOR to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HOR
Origination airport name Horta Airport
City Horta
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -28.7

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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