The cheapest times to fly from ORD to GIG are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 12th, February 26th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)

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 GIG is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1523 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $781 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $787 to $1186 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $787. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1294. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $507 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $819 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to GIG flight.

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

ORD to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to GIG 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $86 (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 $839. Return trip prices are from the GIG 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 GIG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, JAL, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5306 miles or 8539 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to GIG flight is about 10 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ORD to GIG.


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 GIG
Destination airport name Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Latitude -22.8
Longitude -43.2


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