The cheapest times to fly from KTM to ORD are

  • August 20th to September 16th
  • December 17th to June 3rd (except the weeks of January 1st, January 8th, April 16th, and April 30th)

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 KTM to ORD is early September. Prices can be as high as $1327 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $949 for Sunday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Kathmandu (KTM) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $950 to $1219 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $954. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1222. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $268 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1083 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KTM to ORD flight.

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

KTM to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KTM to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kathmandu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into KTM. Fridays 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 $84 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1052. Return trip prices are from the ORD to KTM 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 KTM 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 14 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Nepal Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7602 miles or 12234 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KTM to ORD flight is about 14 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Kathmandu and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from KTM to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KTM
Origination airport name Tribhuvan International Airport
City Kathmandu
Country Nepal
Latitude 27.7
Longitude 85.4

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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