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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ASM are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 27th 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 ASM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1871 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $949 for Monday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Asmara

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Asmara (ASM) will usually cost between $1018 to $1659 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $993. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1710. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $717 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1227 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ASM flight.

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

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ORD to ASM Flight Prices

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

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ASM, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Asmara, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $109 (8%) 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 $1236. Return trip prices are from the ASM to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to ASM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking ORD to ASM

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 ORD to ASM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Addis Ababa (ORD > ADD > ASM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $155 (12.59%)

See ORD to ADD flights

Hack #2: Cairo (ORD > CAI > ASM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1208
  • Average savings: $19 (1.55%)

See ORD to CAI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7231 miles or 11637 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ASM flight is about 13 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Asmara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from ORD to ASM.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeASM
Destination airport nameAsmara International Airport
CityAsmara
CountryEritrea
Latitude15.3
Longitude38.9

 

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