The cheapest times to fly from KIV to ORD are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 19th to June 17th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 KIV to ORD is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1250 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $669 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Kishinev (KIV) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $703 to $1123 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $703. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1176. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $473 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $797 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIV to ORD flight.

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

KIV to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIV to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chisinau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into KIV. 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 $38 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $829. Return trip prices are from the ORD to KIV 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 KIV 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 10 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Moscow (KIV > DME > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $659
  • Average savings: $139 (17.38%)

See KIV to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (KIV > SVO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $123 (15.37%)

See KIV to DME flights

Hack #3: Barcelona (KIV > BCN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $679
  • Average savings: $119 (14.87%)

See KIV to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Moldova, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, S7, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5179 miles or 8335 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIV to ORD flight is about 10 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Kishinev and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from KIV to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIV
Origination airport name Chisinau International Airport
City Kishinev
Country Moldova
Latitude 46.9
Longitude 28.9

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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