The cheapest times to fly from ORD to HOR are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • March 26th to June 3rd
  • June 18th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 27th to October 21st (except the week of September 3rd)

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 HOR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $5893 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $783 for Sunday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Horta

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Horta (HOR) will usually cost between $1044 to $4210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1060. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3972. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2912 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1661 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to HOR flight.

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

ORD to HOR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to HOR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $1276 (43%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1478. Return trip prices are from the HOR 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 HOR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 30 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 HOR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lajes Airport (TER) in Lajes

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from HOR
  • Usually 25.59% less expensive than HOR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to TER flights


Flight Hacking ORD to HOR

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 HOR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (ORD > LIS > HOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $669
  • Average savings: $992 (59.72%)

See ORD to LIS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ORD > BOS > HOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $909
  • Average savings: $752 (45.26%)

See ORD to BOS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (ORD > PDL > HOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1299
  • Average savings: $363 (21.82%)

See ORD to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azores Airlines, Delta, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3067 miles or 4936 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to HOR flight is about 6 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Horta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from ORD to HOR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHOR
Destination airport nameHorta Airport


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