The cheapest times to fly from ORD to HIJ are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 20th to October 7th
  • October 29th 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 HIJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $2804 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $926 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Hiroshima

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Hiroshima (HIJ) will usually cost between $928 to $1475 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 $965. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1679. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $713 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1030 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to HIJ flight.

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

ORD to HIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to HIJ flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HIJ, 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 $166 (11%) 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 $1040. Return trip prices are from the HIJ 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 HIJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 47 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 HIJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from HIJ
  • Usually 14.03% less expensive than HIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to KIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from HIJ
  • Usually 11.70% less expensive than HIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to ITM flights

Destination alternative #3: Kobe Airport (UKB) in Kobe Honshu Island

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from HIJ
  • Usually 10.05% less expensive than HIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to UKB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, JAL, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6557 miles or 10552 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to HIJ flight is about 12 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Hiroshima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from ORD to HIJ.


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 HIJ
Destination airport name Hiroshima Airport
City Hiroshima
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 132.9


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