The cheapest times to fly from NQY to ORD are

  • February 12th to March 4th
  • April 16th to July 1st (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 27th to November 11th (except the week of October 15th)

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 NQY to ORD is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $3474 for Wednesday flights during mid December, or as low as $539 for Thursday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Newquay (NQY) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $568 to $1226 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $567. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1396. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $830 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NQY to ORD flight.

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

NQY to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NQY to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Newquay. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $141 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $700. Return trip prices are from the ORD to NQY 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 NQY 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 7 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: London (NQY > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $525
  • Average savings: $129 (19.68%)

See NQY to DUB flights

Hack #2: Dublin (NQY > DUB > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $572
  • Average savings: $81 (12.4%)

See NQY to LHR flights

Hack #3: Manchester (NQY > MAN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $12 (1.76%)

See NQY to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3797 miles or 6111 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NQY to ORD flight is about 7 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Newquay and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from NQY to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NQY
Origination airport name Newquay Airport
City Newquay
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 50.4
Longitude -5

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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