The cheapest times to fly from KIX to ORD are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd (except the weeks of January 29th, March 19th, April 2nd, April 23rd, and April 30th)
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the week of September 24th)

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 KIX to ORD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1643 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $927 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Osaka (KIX) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $976 to $1422 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $952. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1425. 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 $1142 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIX to ORD flight.

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

KIX to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIX to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Osaka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 KIX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Osaka. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $162 (13%) 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 $1080. Return trip prices are from the ORD to KIX 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 KIX 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 12 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Hong Kong (KIX > HKG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $959
  • Average savings: $184 (16.07%)

See KIX to PVG flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (KIX > PVG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $179 (15.63%)

See KIX to HKG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (KIX > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $970
  • Average savings: $172 (15.06%)

See KIX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6491 miles or 10446 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIX to ORD flight is about 12 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Osaka and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from KIX to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIX
Origination airport name Kansai International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 135.2

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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