The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BOB are

  • January 1st to May 20th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 9th)
  • August 27th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 22nd to November 4th
  • November 26th 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 BOB is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3279 for Sunday flights during early November, or as low as $1474 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Bora Bora

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Bora Bora (BOB) will usually cost between $1521 to $2626 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1546. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2680. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1134 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1714 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BOB flight.

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

ORD to BOB Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOB, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Bora Bora, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $742 (20%) 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 $1684. Return trip prices are from the BOB 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 BOB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to BOB

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 BOB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ORD > LAX > BOB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1603
  • Average savings: $111 (6.48%)

See ORD to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5721 miles or 9207 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BOB flight is about 11 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Bora Bora?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from ORD to BOB.


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 BOB
Destination airport name Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport
City Bora Bora
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.4
Longitude -151.8


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