The cheapest times to fly from MGA to ORD are

  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 MGA to ORD is late October. Prices can be as high as $1820 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $470 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Managua (MGA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $490 to $912 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $490. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1038. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $548 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $564 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MGA to ORD flight.

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

MGA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MGA to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Managua. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is 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 Managua. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $48 (8%) 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 $580. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MGA 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 MGA 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 4 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2064 miles or 3322 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MGA to ORD flight is about 4 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Managua and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MGA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MGA
Origination airport name Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport
City Managua
Country Nicaragua
Latitude 12.1
Longitude -86.2

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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