The cheapest times to fly from ORD to IXE are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 27th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 27th to October 28th

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 IXE is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2793 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $992 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Mangaluru

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Mangalore (IXE) will usually cost between $1074 to $1994 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1102. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2125. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1023 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1235 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to IXE flight.

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

ORD to IXE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to IXE 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IXE, and Thursday 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 $116 (8%) 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 $1279. Return trip prices are from the IXE 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 IXE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 15 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 IXE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Calicut Airport (CCJ) in Calicut

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from IXE
  • Usually 10.20% less expensive than IXE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CCJ flights


Flight Hacking ORD to IXE

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 IXE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mumbai (ORD > BOM > IXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $378 (30.61%)

See ORD to BOM flights

Hack #2: Bangalore (ORD > BLR > IXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $246 (19.88%)

See ORD to BLR flights

Hack #3: Chennai (ORD > MAA > IXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1076
  • Average savings: $160 (12.91%)

See ORD to MAA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8485 miles or 13655 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to IXE flight is about 16 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Mangalore?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from ORD to IXE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeIXE
Destination airport nameMangalore International Airport


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