The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MAU are

  • January 1st to June 17th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 19th, April 9th, April 16th, and May 7th)
  • July 9th to July 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 MAU is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4515 for Wednesday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $1582 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Maupiti

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Maupiti (MAU) will usually cost between $1738 to $3372 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1807. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $3391. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1584 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2259 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MAU flight.

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

ORD to MAU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MAU flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Maupiti, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1146 (33%) 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 $1844. Return trip prices are from the MAU 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 MAU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 19 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 MAU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport (BOB) in Bora Bora

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 24.13% less expensive than MAU
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to BOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Huahine Fare Airport (HUH) in Huahine

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 5.16% less expensive than MAU
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to HUH flights


Flight Hacking ORD to MAU

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 MAU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ORD > LAX > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1710
  • Average savings: $549 (24.3%)

See ORD to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (ORD > SFO > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $2001
  • Average savings: $258 (11.42%)

See ORD to SFO flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (ORD > SJC > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $2036
  • Average savings: $223 (9.87%)

See ORD to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5743 miles or 9242 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MAU flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Maupiti?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from ORD to MAU.


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 MAU
Destination airport name Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport
City Maupiti
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.4
Longitude -152.3


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