The cheapest times to fly from IST to ORD are
- January 8th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
- October 15th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)
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 IST to ORD is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1022 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $449 for Monday flights around mid February.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $450 to $907 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $916. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $466 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $507 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IST to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IST to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IST. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $72 (7%) 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 $539. Return trip prices are from the ORD to IST flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IST to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IST to ORD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Pakistan, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Ataturk Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5476 miles or 8813 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IST to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IST to ORD flight is about 10 hour 50 minutes.
How many flights go between Istanbul and Chicago, IL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from IST to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ataturk Airport|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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