The cheapest times to fly from ORD to IGU are

  • February 5th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, and February 26th)
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 20th 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 IGU is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2455 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1007 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Foz do Iguaçu

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Iguacu Falls (IGU) will usually cost between $1179 to $1968 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1237. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2086. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $849 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1428 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to IGU flight.

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

ORD to IGU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to IGU 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 $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IGU, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Foz do Iguaçu, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $217 (13%) 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 $1353. Return trip prices are from the IGU 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 IGU 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 13 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 IGU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cataratas Airport (IGR) in Iguazu

  • 10 miles (16 km) away from IGU
  • Usually 12.40% less expensive than IGU
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to IGR flights


Flight Hacking ORD to IGU

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 IGU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Rio de Janeiro (ORD > GIG > IGU)

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $444 (31.1%)

See ORD to GIG flights

Hack #2: Lima (ORD > LIM > IGU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $416 (29.11%)

See ORD to LIM flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (ORD > MIA > IGU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $400 (27.99%)

See ORD to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5132 miles or 8259 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to IGU flight is about 10 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Iguacu Falls?

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


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 IGU
Destination airport name Cataratas International Airport
City Iguacu Falls
Country Brazil
Latitude -25.6
Longitude -54.5


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