The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CDG are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of September 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 CDG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1177 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $480 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Paris

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Paris (CDG) will usually cost between $548 to $941 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 $573. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $990. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $614 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CDG flight.

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

ORD to CDG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CDG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CDG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Paris, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (10%) 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 $641. Return trip prices are from the CDG 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 CDG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 26 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to CDG

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 CDG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $97 (15.81%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ORD > BOS > CDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $61 (9.9%)

See ORD to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ORD > LGA > CDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $43 (7.01%)

See ORD to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4140 miles or 6663 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CDG flight is about 8 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Paris?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from ORD to CDG.


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 CDG
Destination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6


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