The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BRC are

  • January 15th to February 11th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd 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 BRC is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2683 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1053 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) will usually cost between $1098 to $2028 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1081. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2260. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1179 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BRC flight.

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

ORD to BRC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to BRC 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $201 (13%) 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 $1295. Return trip prices are from the BRC 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 BRC 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 29 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 BRC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Las Marias Airport (ZAL) in Valdivia

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from BRC
  • Usually 23.16% less expensive than BRC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to ZAL flights


Flight Hacking ORD to BRC

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 BRC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ezeiza (ORD > EZE > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1168
  • Average savings: $130 (10.02%)

See ORD to EZE flights

Hack #2: Buenos Aires (ORD > AEP > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $127 (9.75%)

See ORD to AEP flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (ORD > MIA > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1190
  • Average savings: $108 (8.29%)

See ORD to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5837 miles or 9394 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BRC flight is about 11 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and San Carlos de Bariloche?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ORD to BRC.


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 BRC
Destination airport name San Carlos de Bariloche Airport
City San Carlos de Bariloche
Country Argentina
Latitude -41.2
Longitude -71.2


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