The cheapest times to fly from KMJ to ORD are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 12th and April 23rd)
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 KMJ to ORD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2425 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1227 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1297 to $1888 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 $1334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2145. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $811 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1380 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KMJ to ORD flight.

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

KMJ to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KMJ to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kumamoto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays 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 $225 (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 $1384. Return trip prices are from the ORD to KMJ 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 KMJ 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 13 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Osaka (KMJ > KIX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1229
  • Average savings: $151 (10.94%)

See KMJ to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (KMJ > HKG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1258
  • Average savings: $122 (8.84%)

See KMJ to KIX flights

Hack #3: Tokyo (KMJ > NRT > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1311
  • Average savings: $70 (5.04%)

See KMJ to NRT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6711 miles or 10800 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KMJ to ORD flight is about 13 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Kumamoto 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 KMJ to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KMJ
Origination airport name Kumamoto Airport
City Kumamoto
Country Japan
Latitude 32.8
Longitude 130.9

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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