The cheapest times to fly from ORD to NRT are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 27th to October 7th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • November 5th 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 NRT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1373 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $708 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $726 to $1155 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $756. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1134. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $379 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $857 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to NRT flight.

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

ORD to NRT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to NRT 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NRT, and Tuesday 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 $108 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $838. Return trip prices are from the NRT 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 NRT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6258 miles or 10071 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to NRT flight is about 12 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from ORD to NRT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeNRT
Destination airport nameNarita International Airport


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