The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KBL are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd 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 KBL is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2113 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1010 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Kabul

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kabul (KBL) will usually cost between $1032 to $1853 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 $1041. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1865. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $823 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1158 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KBL flight.

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

ORD to KBL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to KBL 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kabul, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (4%) 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 $1291. Return trip prices are from the KBL 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 KBL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Pakistan, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6952 miles or 11188 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KBL flight is about 13 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kabul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from ORD to KBL.


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 KBL
Destination airport name Hamid Karzai International Airport
City Kabul
Country Afghanistan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 69.2


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