The cheapest times to fly from ORD to HRG are

  • January 1st to May 13th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • November 12th to December 9th

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 HRG is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2044 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $844 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Hurghada

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Hurghada (HRG) will usually cost between $879 to $1617 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $900. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1850. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $950 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1015 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to HRG flight.

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

ORD to HRG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to HRG 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HRG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Hurghada, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $85 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1087. Return trip prices are from the HRG 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 HRG 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 28 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 HRG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH) in Sharm El Sheikh

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from HRG
  • Usually 1.38% less expensive than HRG
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to SSH flights


Flight Hacking ORD to HRG

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 HRG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cairo (ORD > CAI > HRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $135 (13.31%)

See ORD to CAI flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (ORD > CPH > HRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $938
  • Average savings: $77 (7.54%)

See ORD to CPH flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (ORD > ARN > HRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $32 (3.1%)

See ORD to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6384 miles or 10274 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to HRG flight is about 12 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Hurghada?

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


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 HRG
Destination airport name Hurghada International Airport
City Hurghada
Country Egypt
Latitude 27.2
Longitude 33.8


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