The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BJL are

  • October 15th to April 29th (except the weeks of October 22nd and December 17th)

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 BJL is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $16200 for Tuesday flights during mid July, or as low as $1065 for Friday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Banjul

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Banjul (BJL) will usually cost between $1115 to $16200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1475. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $6315. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4840 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1458 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BJL flight.

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

ORD to BJL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to BJL 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BJL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Banjul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3827 (51%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1399. Return trip prices are from the BJL 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 BJL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 21 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 BJL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS) in Dakar Thies

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from BJL
  • Usually 10.94% less expensive than BJL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to DSS flights


Flight Hacking ORD to BJL

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 BJL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $917
  • Average savings: $542 (37.14%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (ORD > LGW > BJL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $439 (30.08%)

See ORD to LGW flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1262
  • Average savings: $197 (13.48%)

See ORD to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4646 miles or 7477 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BJL flight is about 9 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Banjul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from ORD to BJL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBJL
Destination airport nameBanjul International Airport
CountryThe Gambia


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