The cheapest times to fly from LJU to ORD are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the week of March 12th)
  • October 8th 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 LJU to ORD is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1515 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $558 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Ljubljana (LJU) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $584 to $1280 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $620. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1298. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $678 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $688 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LJU to ORD flight.

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

LJU to ORD Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LJU. 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 $85 (9%) 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 $725. Return trip prices are from the ORD to LJU 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 LJU 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 9 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Amsterdam (LJU > AMS > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $630
  • Average savings: $58 (8.43%)

See LJU to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (LJU > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $10 (1.45%)

See LJU to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4705 miles or 7572 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LJU to ORD flight is about 9 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Ljubljana and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LJU to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LJU
Origination airport name Ljubljana Airport
City Ljubljana
Country Slovenia
Latitude 46.2
Longitude 14.5

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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