The cheapest times to fly from MUC to ORD are

  • January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 MUC to ORD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1142 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $467 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Munich (MUC) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $487 to $1028 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $500. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1074. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $574 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $612 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MUC to ORD flight.

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

MUC to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MUC to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Munich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $62 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $613. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MUC 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 MUC to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from MUC to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 0.49% less expensive than ORD
  • 1-layover flights available

See MUC to MDW flights


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (MUC > BCN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $86 (13.97%)

See MUC to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (MUC > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $83 (13.48%)

See MUC to BCN flights

Hack #3: Dublin (MUC > DUB > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $542
  • Average savings: $71 (11.52%)

See MUC to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4516 miles or 7268 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MUC to ORD flight is about 9 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Munich and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from MUC to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MUC
Origination airport name Muenchen Airport
City Munich
Country Germany
Latitude 48.4
Longitude 11.8

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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