The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KGL are
- January 8th to March 18th
- August 27th 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 KGL is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1771 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $821 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.
When to Fly to Kigali
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kigali (KGL) will usually cost between $923 to $1596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $937. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1579. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $641 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1028 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KGL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to KGL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to KGL 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 $0.08, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Kigali, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (10%) 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 $1105. Return trip prices are from the KGL to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to KGL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking ORD to KGL
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 KGL — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $997
- Average savings: $31 (3.02%)
- Price for both tickets: $999
- Average savings: $30 (2.87%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to KGL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Kigali International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7727 miles or 12435 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to KGL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KGL flight is about 14 hour 53 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kigali?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from ORD to KGL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Kigali International Airport|
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