The cheapest times to fly from ORD to DXB are
- January 8th to March 25th
- September 3rd 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 DXB is late January. Prices can be as high as $1421 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $704 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Dubai
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Dubai (DXB) will usually cost between $748 to $1036 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $740. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1178. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $438 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $832 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to DXB flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to DXB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to DXB 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 $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DXB, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dubai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $70 (6%) 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 $838. Return trip prices are from the DXB to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to DXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 60 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ORD to DXB while comparing.
- 72 miles (116 km) away from DXB
- Usually 1.20% less expensive than DXB
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Hacking ORD to DXB
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 DXB — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $820
- Average savings: $12 (1.44%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to DXB? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Dubai International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7232 miles or 11639 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to DXB?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to DXB flight is about 13 hour 60 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Dubai?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from ORD to DXB.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Dubai International Airport|
|Country||the United Arab Emirates|
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