The cheapest times to fly from ORD to NCE are

  • January 22nd to April 15th (except the weeks of February 5th, March 5th, March 19th, and April 2nd)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 NCE is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1240 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $527 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Nice

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Nice (NCE) will usually cost between $640 to $1138 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 $642. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1168. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $526 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $753 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to NCE flight.

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

ORD to NCE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to NCE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NCE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $63 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $786. Return trip prices are from the NCE 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 NCE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to NCE

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 NCE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > NCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $484
  • Average savings: $270 (35.79%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (ORD > LGW > NCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $156 (20.72%)

See ORD to LGW flights

Hack #3: London (ORD > LHR > NCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $609
  • Average savings: $144 (19.12%)

See ORD to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nice Cote D Azur Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4529 miles or 7289 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to NCE flight is about 9 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Nice?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from ORD to NCE.


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 NCE
Destination airport name Nice Cote D Azur Airport
City Nice
Country France
Latitude 43.7
Longitude 7.2


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