The cheapest times to fly from ORD to NGS are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 9th)
  • August 20th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 2nd (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 NGS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2166 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $938 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Nagasaki

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Nagasaki (NGS) will usually cost between $991 to $1529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $990. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1702. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $711 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1078 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to NGS flight.

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

ORD to NGS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to NGS flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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 NGS, 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 $203 (13%) 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 $1087. Return trip prices are from the NGS 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 NGS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 6 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 NGS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fukuoka Airport (FUK) in Fukuoka

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 5.19% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to FUK flights


Flight Hacking ORD to NGS

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 NGS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (ORD > KIX > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $88 (8.16%)

See ORD to KIX flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (ORD > NRT > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1033
  • Average savings: $46 (4.22%)

See ORD to NRT flights

Hack #3: Kobe Honshu Island (ORD > UKB > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1035
  • Average savings: $44 (4.04%)

See ORD to UKB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, British Airways, China Eastern, JAL, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6731 miles or 10832 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to NGS flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Nagasaki?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ORD to NGS.


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 NGS
Destination airport name Nagasaki Airport
City Nagasaki
Country Japan
Latitude 32.9
Longitude 129.9


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