The cheapest times to fly from LST to ORD are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • July 16th to July 29th
  • 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 LST to ORD is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $2595 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $944 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Launceston (LST) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $975 to $2151 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1050. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2338. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1288 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1302 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LST to ORD flight.

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

LST to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LST to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Launceston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LST. Thursdays 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 $229 (12%) 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 $1287. Return trip prices are from the ORD to LST 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 LST 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 18 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (LST > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $215 (16.47%)

See LST to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (LST > SYD > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1098
  • Average savings: $205 (15.71%)

See LST to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (LST > SFO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1173
  • Average savings: $129 (9.91%)

See LST to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9645 miles or 15522 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LST to ORD flight is about 18 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Launceston and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from LST to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LST
Origination airport name Launceston Airport
City Launceston
Country Australia
Latitude -41.5
Longitude 147.2

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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