The cheapest times to fly from HVB to ORD are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • July 9th to August 5th

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 HVB to ORD is early August. Prices can be as high as $2646 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $980 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $982 to $2250 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $1051. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1381 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HVB to ORD flight.

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

HVB to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HVB to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hervey Bay. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Sundays 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 $301 (14%) 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 $1307. Return trip prices are from the ORD to HVB 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 HVB 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 16 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1192
  • Average savings: $189 (13.69%)

See HVB to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (HVB > SFO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1307
  • Average savings: $74 (5.36%)

See HVB to SYD flights

Hack #3: Brisbane (HVB > BNE > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1333
  • Average savings: $49 (3.51%)

See HVB to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8834 miles or 14217 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HVB to ORD flight is about 16 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Hervey Bay and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from HVB to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HVB
Origination airport name Hervey Bay Airport
City Hervey Bay
Country Australia
Latitude -25.3
Longitude 152.9

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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