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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ATH are

  • January 8th to April 29th
  • October 1st 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 ATH is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1279 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $617 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $830 to $1130 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $827. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1186. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $359 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $915 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ATH flight.

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

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ORD to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ATH flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Fridays 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 $65 (7%) 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 $905. Return trip prices are from the ATH to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking ORD to ATH

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 ATH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $337 (36.78%)

See ORD to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $246 (26.83%)

See ORD to LHR flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (ORD > CPH > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $234 (25.52%)

See ORD to CPH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, Jet2, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Pakistan, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5449 miles or 8769 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ATH flight is about 10 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from ORD to ATH.

 

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 codeATH
Destination airport nameEleftherios Venizelos International Airport
CityAthens
CountryGreece
Latitude37.9
Longitude23.9

 

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