The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MPM are

  • February 19th to June 3rd (except the week of March 19th)
  • September 3rd to November 4th
  • November 19th to December 2nd

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 MPM is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $3416 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1013 for Saturday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Maputo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Maputo (MPM) will usually cost between $1209 to $1877 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1255. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1827. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $572 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1390 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MPM flight.

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

ORD to MPM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MPM 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Maputo, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $197 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1361. Return trip prices are from the MPM 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 MPM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to MPM

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 MPM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (ORD > JNB > MPM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1035
  • Average savings: $355 (25.54%)

See ORD to JNB flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (ORD > NBO > MPM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1292
  • Average savings: $98 (7.05%)

See ORD to NBO flights

Hack #3: Addis Ababa (ORD > ADD > MPM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1293
  • Average savings: $98 (7.01%)

See ORD to ADD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8923 miles or 14360 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MPM flight is about 17 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Maputo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from ORD to MPM.


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 MPM
Destination airport name Maputo Airport
City Maputo
Country Mozambique
Latitude -25.9
Longitude 32.6


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