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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FDH are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • March 26th to July 15th
  • August 27th to October 21st

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 FDH is early May. Prices can be as high as $1604 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $814 for Wednesday flights around early May.

 

When to Fly to Friedrichshafen

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) will usually cost between $844 to $1451 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $851. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $719 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1181 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FDH flight.

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

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ORD to FDH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to FDH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FDH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $71 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1146. Return trip prices are from the FDH to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to FDH 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 0 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 FDH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Muenchen Airport (MUC) in Munich

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 45.55% less expensive than FDH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MUC flights

Destination alternative #2: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 45.09% less expensive than FDH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #3: Euro Airport (BSL) in Mulhouse

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 33.78% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BSL flights

Destination alternative #4: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 38.27% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to MXP flights

Destination alternative #5: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 24.51% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to STR flights

Destination alternative #6: Lugano Airport (LUG) in Lugano

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from FDH
  • Usually 4.53% less expensive than FDH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to LUG flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to FDH

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 FDH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (ORD > FRA > FDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $309 (26.12%)

See ORD to FRA flights

Hack #2: Palma Mallorca (ORD > PMI > FDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $305 (25.78%)

See ORD to PMI flights

Hack #3: Sofia (ORD > SOF > FDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $287 (24.3%)

See ORD to SOF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: British Airways, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4459 miles or 7176 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FDH flight is about 9 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Friedrichshafen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from ORD to FDH.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeFDH
Destination airport nameFriedrichshafen Airport
CityFriedrichshafen
CountryGermany
Latitude47.7
Longitude9.5

 

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