The cheapest times to fly from MPM to ORD are

  • February 12th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 17th and October 8th)

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 MPM to ORD is early May. Prices can be as high as $1849 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $949 for Saturday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Maputo (MPM) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1156 to $1577 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1726. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $532 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1307 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MPM to ORD flight.

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

MPM to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MPM to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Maputo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Maputo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $197 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1264. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MPM 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 MPM 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 17 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Johannesburg (MPM > JNB > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1214
  • Average savings: $94 (7.15%)

See MPM to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MPM > JFK > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1266
  • Average savings: $42 (3.18%)

See MPM to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8923 miles or 14360 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MPM to ORD flight is about 17 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Maputo and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MPM to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MPM
Origination airport name Maputo Airport
City Maputo
Country Mozambique
Latitude -25.9
Longitude 32.6

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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