The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MVD are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd and 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 MVD is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2021 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $882 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Montevideo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Montevideo (MVD) will usually cost between $1010 to $1566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $985. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1765. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $780 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1186 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MVD flight.

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

ORD to MVD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MVD 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 $0.13, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (8%) 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 $1177. Return trip prices are from the MVD 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 MVD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 12 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 MVD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ministro Pistarini Airport (EZE) in Ezeiza

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MVD
  • Usually 12.65% less expensive than MVD
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to EZE flights

Destination alternative #2: Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP) in Buenos Aires

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MVD
  • Usually 11.17% less expensive than MVD
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to AEP flights


Flight Hacking ORD to MVD

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 MVD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ORD > JFK > MVD)

  • Price for both tickets: $871
  • Average savings: $316 (26.6%)

See ORD to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (ORD > EWR > MVD)

  • Price for both tickets: $936
  • Average savings: $250 (21.08%)

See ORD to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ORD > LGA > MVD)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $245 (20.62%)

See ORD to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5677 miles or 9136 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MVD flight is about 11 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Montevideo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from ORD to MVD.


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 MVD
Destination airport name Carrasco International Airport
City Montevideo
Country Uruguay
Latitude -34.8
Longitude -56


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