The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CTS are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 8th
  • August 20th 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 CTS is late September. Prices can be as high as $1675 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $723 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Sapporo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Sapporo (CTS) will usually cost between $867 to $1345 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $838. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $546 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1022 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CTS flight.

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

ORD to CTS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CTS flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $176 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $996. Return trip prices are from the CTS 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 CTS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 27 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 CTS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hakodate Airport (HKD) in Hakodate

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from CTS
  • Usually 1.17% less expensive than CTS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to HKD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5819 miles or 9365 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CTS flight is about 11 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Sapporo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from ORD to CTS.


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 CTS
Destination airport name New Chitose Airport
City Sapporo
Country Japan
Latitude 42.8
Longitude 141.7


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