The cheapest times to fly from ORD to DEB are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to May 13th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 DEB is late September. Prices can be as high as $1217 for Friday flights during early June, or as low as $614 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Debrecen

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Debrecen (DEB) will usually cost between $639 to $1134 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 $658. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $1015. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $357 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $767 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to DEB flight.

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

ORD to DEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to DEB 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DEB, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Fridays 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 $152 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $764. Return trip prices are from the DEB 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 DEB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 49 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 DEB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from DEB
  • Usually 20.14% less expensive than DEB
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: Avram Iancu Airport (CLJ) in Cluj-Napoca

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from DEB
  • Usually 5.02% less expensive than DEB
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CLJ flights


Flight Hacking ORD to DEB

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 DEB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $137 (17.8%)

See ORD to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, JetBlue, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4906 miles or 7895 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to DEB flight is about 9 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Debrecen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from ORD to DEB.


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 DEB
Destination airport name Debrecen Airport
City Debrecen
Country Hungary
Latitude 47.5
Longitude 21.6


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