The cheapest times to fly from ORD to NTE are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 NTE is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2118 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $577 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Nantes

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Nantes (NTE) will usually cost between $831 to $1877 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1095. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1801. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $706 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to NTE flight.

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

ORD to NTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to NTE 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $184 (13%) 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 $1197. Return trip prices are from the NTE 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 NTE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 15 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 NTE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jersey Airport (JER) in Jersey

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from NTE
  • Usually 49.94% less expensive than NTE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to JER flights


Flight Hacking ORD to NTE

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 NTE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $542
  • Average savings: $692 (56.06%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: Madrid (ORD > MAD > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $604
  • Average savings: $630 (51.03%)

See ORD to MAD flights

Hack #3: London (ORD > LGW > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $620 (50.22%)

See ORD to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4039 miles or 6500 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to NTE flight is about 8 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Nantes?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from ORD to NTE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeNTE
Destination airport nameNantes Atlantique Airport


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