The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MIG are

  • January 22nd to March 11th (except the week of January 29th)
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of September 17th)

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 MIG is mid February. Prices can be as high as $3666 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $937 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Mianyang

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Mianyang (MIG) will usually cost between $1281 to $2210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1386. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2145. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $759 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1621 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MIG flight.

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

ORD to MIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MIG 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MIG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Mianyang, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $254 (14%) 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 $1576. Return trip prices are from the MIG 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 MIG 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 7 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 MIG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shuangliu Airport (CTU) in Chengdu

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from MIG
  • Usually 47.32% less expensive than MIG
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CTU flights


Flight Hacking ORD to MIG

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 MIG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (ORD > PEK > MIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $530 (32.7%)

See ORD to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (ORD > PVG > MIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1202
  • Average savings: $419 (25.85%)

See ORD to PVG flights

Hack #3: Guangzhou (ORD > CAN > MIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1251
  • Average savings: $370 (22.83%)

See ORD to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, Avianca, Cape Air, China Eastern, China Southern, COPA, Hainan, JetBlue, LATAM, Seaborne Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7300 miles or 11748 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MIG flight is about 14 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Mianyang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ORD to MIG.


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 MIG
Destination airport name Mianyang Airport
City Mianyang
Country China
Latitude 31.4
Longitude 104.7


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