The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KCH are

  • February 5th to May 6th (except the week of March 12th)
  • October 8th to November 18th

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 KCH is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3716 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $989 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Kuching

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kuching (KCH) will usually cost between $992 to $2802 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $989. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2882. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1893 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1394 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KCH flight.

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

ORD to KCH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to KCH 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 KCH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Fridays 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 $481 (24%) 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 $1416. Return trip prices are from the KCH 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 KCH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to KCH

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 KCH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (ORD > KUL > KCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $862
  • Average savings: $533 (38.2%)

See ORD to KUL flights

Hack #2: Singapore (ORD > SIN > KCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $907
  • Average savings: $487 (34.94%)

See ORD to SIN flights

Hack #3: Bayan Lepas (ORD > PEN > KCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1086
  • Average savings: $308 (22.09%)

See ORD to PEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9223 miles or 14843 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KCH flight is about 17 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kuching?

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


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 KCH
Destination airport name Kuching International Airport
City Kuching
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.5
Longitude 110.3


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