The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ADD are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • September 10th 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 ORD to ADD is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1417 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $797 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Addis Ababa

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Addis Ababa (ADD) will usually cost between $797 to $1192 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $802. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1224. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $422 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $813 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ADD flight.

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

ORD to ADD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ADD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far 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 Addis Ababa, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (3%) 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 $894. Return trip prices are from the ADD to ORD 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 ORD to ADD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 36 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Gulf Air, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, LAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7567 miles or 12178 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ADD flight is about 14 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Addis Ababa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from ORD to ADD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code ADD
Destination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8


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