The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CGO are

  • February 12th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 19th, and May 7th)
  • August 27th 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 CGO is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2362 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $745 for Friday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Zhengzhou

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Zhengzhou (CGO) will usually cost between $853 to $1904 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 $853. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1776. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $923 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CGO flight.

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

ORD to CGO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CGO 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $373 (24%) 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 $1112. Return trip prices are from the CGO 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 CGO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to CGO

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 CGO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $861
  • Average savings: $430 (33.29%)

See ORD to LAX flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (ORD > BKK > CGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $981
  • Average savings: $310 (23.99%)

See ORD to BKK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ORD > JFK > CGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $301 (23.29%)

See ORD to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6974 miles or 11224 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CGO flight is about 13 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Zhengzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from ORD to CGO.


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 CGO
Destination airport name Xinzheng Airport
City Zhengzhou
Country China
Latitude 34.5
Longitude 113.8


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