The cheapest times to fly from ORD to FIH are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 FIH is late September. Prices can be as high as $1929 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1049 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Kinshasa

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kinshasa (FIH) will usually cost between $1091 to $1623 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 $1084. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1697. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $613 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1202 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to FIH flight.

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

ORD to FIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to FIH 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FIH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kinshasa, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $127 (9%) 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 $1241. Return trip prices are from the FIH 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 FIH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to FIH

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 FIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ORD > JFK > FIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1010
  • Average savings: $192 (15.94%)

See ORD to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (ORD > EWR > FIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1072
  • Average savings: $130 (10.78%)

See ORD to EWR flights

Hack #3: Johannesburg (ORD > JNB > FIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1170
  • Average savings: $32 (2.62%)

See ORD to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7105 miles or 11434 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to FIH flight is about 13 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kinshasa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from ORD to FIH.


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 FIH
Destination airport name N’Djili International Airport
City Kinshasa
Country the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude -4.4
Longitude 15.4


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