The cheapest times to fly from ORD to DLI are

  • January 1st to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • February 26th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 DLI is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $8321 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1034 for Thursday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Dalat

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Da Lat (DLI) will usually cost between $1091 to $5865 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $2410. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3791. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1381 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2133 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to DLI flight.

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

ORD to DLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to DLI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $7746 (61%) 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 $1263. Return trip prices are from the DLI 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 DLI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 26 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 DLI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 62.26% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to SGN flights

Destination alternative #2: Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) in Nha Trang

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 46.79% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CXR flights


Flight Hacking ORD to DLI

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 DLI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (ORD > BKK > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $886
  • Average savings: $1248 (58.49%)

See ORD to BKK flights

Hack #2: Ho Chi Minh City (ORD > SGN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $1237 (57.99%)

See ORD to SGN flights

Hack #3: Hanoi (ORD > HAN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $1140 (53.45%)

See ORD to HAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, JAL, Korean Air, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8581 miles or 13810 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to DLI flight is about 16 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Da Lat?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ORD to DLI.


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 DLI
Destination airport name Lienkhang Airport
City Da Lat
Country Vietnam
Latitude 11.7
Longitude 108.4


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