The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PDP are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 9th to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 13th to November 4th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 8th)
  • early December

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 PDP is mid April. Prices can be as high as $4021 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1206 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Punta del Este

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Maldonado (PDP) will usually cost between $1377 to $2546 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $1428. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2870. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1442 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1708 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PDP flight.

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

ORD to PDP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to PDP flight is more expensive than the average and costs 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $600 (25%) 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 $1615. Return trip prices are from the PDP 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 PDP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 14 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 PDP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Carrasco International Airport (MVD) in Montevideo

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from PDP
  • Usually 30.56% less expensive than PDP
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to MVD flights


Flight Hacking ORD to PDP

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 PDP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Buenos Aires (ORD > AEP > PDP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1349
  • Average savings: $360 (21.05%)

See ORD to AEP flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (ORD > MIA > PDP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1408
  • Average savings: $300 (17.56%)

See ORD to MIA flights

Hack #3: Sao Paulo (ORD > GRU > PDP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1536
  • Average savings: $173 (10.1%)

See ORD to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capitan Corbeta C. A. Curbelo International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5699 miles or 9172 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PDP flight is about 11 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Maldonado?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from ORD to PDP.


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 PDP
Destination airport name Capitan Corbeta C. A. Curbelo International Airport
City Maldonado
Country Uruguay
Latitude -34.9
Longitude -55.1


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