The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CUZ are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 19th, and April 2nd)
  • June 25th to July 8th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 22nd 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 CUZ is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1855 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $702 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Cusco

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Cusco (CUZ) will usually cost between $719 to $1065 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $711. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1277. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $566 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $786 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CUZ flight.

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

ORD to CUZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CUZ 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cusco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $154 (14%) 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 $776. Return trip prices are from the CUZ 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 CUZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to CUZ

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 CUZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (ORD > LIM > CUZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $188 (23.92%)

See ORD to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Peruvian, Sky Airline, Spirit, United, Viva Air, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3967 miles or 6384 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CUZ flight is about 8 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Cusco?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ORD to CUZ.


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 CUZ
Destination airport name Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City Cusco
Country Peru
Latitude -13.5
Longitude -71.9


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