The cheapest times to fly from ORD to AVV are

  • January 29th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • April 23rd to June 24th (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 6th to September 16th
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 AVV is early September. Prices can be as high as $3398 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1283 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Avalon (AVV) will usually cost between $1396 to $2448 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1460. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3003. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1543 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1710 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to AVV flight.

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

ORD to AVV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to AVV flight is more expensive than the average and costs 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Melbourne, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $315 (16%) 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 $1591. Return trip prices are from the AVV 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 AVV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 26 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ORD to AVV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Melbourne

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from AVV
  • Usually 24.62% less expensive than AVV
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to MEL flights


Flight Hacking ORD to AVV

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 AVV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (ORD > KUL > AVV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1108
  • Average savings: $603 (35.23%)

See ORD to KUL flights

Hack #2: Sydney (ORD > SYD > AVV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1323
  • Average savings: $387 (22.63%)

See ORD to SYD flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (ORD > HNL > AVV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1332
  • Average savings: $378 (22.11%)

See ORD to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, China Southern, Fiji Airways, JAL, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9693 miles or 15599 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to AVV flight is about 18 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Avalon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from ORD to AVV.


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 AVV
Destination airport name Avalon Airport
City Avalon
Country Australia
Latitude -38
Longitude 144.5


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