The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KUF are

  • February 19th to March 4th
  • March 26th to June 3rd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 22nd)

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 KUF is early September. Prices can be as high as $3271 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $597 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Samara

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Samara (KUF) will usually cost between $816 to $1973 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $775. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1653. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $878 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1015 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KUF flight.

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

ORD to KUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to KUF 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 $0.12, 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 Samara, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $756 (40%) 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 $968. Return trip prices are from the KUF 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 KUF 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 40 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 KUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kazan Airport (KZN) in Kazan

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from KUF
  • Usually 1.38% less expensive than KUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to KZN flights


Flight Hacking ORD to KUF

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 KUF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (ORD > SVO > KUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $827
  • Average savings: $189 (18.57%)

See ORD to SVO flights

Hack #2: St. Petersburg (ORD > LED > KUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $168 (16.5%)

See ORD to LED flights

Hack #3: Moscow (ORD > DME > KUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $890
  • Average savings: $126 (12.36%)

See ORD to DME flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5385 miles or 8666 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KUF flight is about 10 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Samara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ORD to KUF.


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 KUF
Destination airport name Kurumoch Airport
City Samara
Country Russia
Latitude 53.5
Longitude 50.2


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