The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BWN are

  • February 19th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 2nd to July 15th (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 30th to October 21st (except the weeks of September 10th, September 17th, and October 8th)

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 BWN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $19700 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $3246 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Bandar Seri Begawan

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) will usually cost between $3318 to $15100 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $7581. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $13265. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5684 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $9803 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BWN flight.

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

ORD to BWN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to BWN 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 $0.69, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BWN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Bandar Seri Begawan, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3768 (31%) 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 $6689. Return trip prices are from the BWN 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 BWN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 59 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 BWN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miri Airport (MYY) in Miri

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from BWN
  • Usually 87.15% less expensive than BWN
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to MYY flights

Destination alternative #2: Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) in Kota Kinabalu

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from BWN
  • Usually 84.10% less expensive than BWN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BKI flights


Flight Hacking ORD to BWN

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 BWN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $909
  • Average savings: $8895 (90.73%)

See ORD to KUL flights

Hack #2: Singapore (ORD > SIN > BWN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $8780 (89.56%)

See ORD to SIN flights

Hack #3: Jakarta (ORD > CGK > BWN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $8713 (88.88%)

See ORD to CGK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8889 miles or 14305 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BWN flight is about 16 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Bandar Seri Begawan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from ORD to BWN.


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 BWN
Destination airport name Brunei International Airport
City Bandar Seri Begawan
Country Brunei
Latitude 4.9
Longitude 114.9


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