The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FCO are
- January 1st to April 1st
- October 1st 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 FCO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1160 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $536 for Monday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Rome
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Rome (FCO) will usually cost between $539 to $994 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $570. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1057. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $487 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $685 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FCO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to FCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to FCO 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 $0.09, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FCO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rome, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (10%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $671. Return trip prices are from the FCO 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 FCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking ORD to FCO
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 FCO — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $503
- Average savings: $182 (26.59%)
- Price for both tickets: $615
- Average savings: $70 (10.15%)
- Price for both tickets: $626
- Average savings: $59 (8.55%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to FCO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Fiumicino Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4810 miles or 7741 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to FCO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FCO flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Rome?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 96 available flights from ORD to FCO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Fiumicino Airport|
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