The cheapest times to fly from MAA to ORD are

  • January 15th to April 22nd
  • September 17th 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 MAA to ORD is early March. Prices can be as high as $1570 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $934 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Chennai (MAA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $939 to $1374 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $968. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $497 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1008 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAA to ORD flight.

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

MAA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAA to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chennai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chennai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (10%) 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 $1013. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MAA 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 MAA 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 16 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8562 miles or 13779 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAA to ORD flight is about 16 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Chennai and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from MAA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAA
Origination airport name Chennai International Airport
City Chennai
Country India
Latitude 13
Longitude 80.2

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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