The cheapest times to fly from MGQ to ORD are

  • April 9th to August 5th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 14th)
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 MGQ to ORD is mid July. Prices can be as high as $1883 for Thursday flights during early December, or as low as $1097 for Friday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Mogadishu (MGQ) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1097 to $1627 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $1131. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early December, with an average price of $1538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $407 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MGQ to ORD flight.

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

MGQ to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MGQ to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Mogadishu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MGQ. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Mogadishu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $154 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1248. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MGQ 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 MGQ 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 15 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Nairobi (MGQ > NBO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1336
  • Average savings: $40 (2.87%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8222 miles or 13232 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MGQ to ORD flight is about 15 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Mogadishu and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from MGQ to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MGQ
Origination airport name Aden Adde International Airport
City Mogadishu
Country Somalia
Latitude 2
Longitude 45.3

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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