The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PVR are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 PVR is early February. Prices can be as high as $870 for Wednesday flights during late December, or as low as $275 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Puerto Vallarta

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) will usually cost between $323 to $568 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $347. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $718. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $371 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $407 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PVR flight.

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

ORD to PVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to PVR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Puerto Vallarta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $51 (11%) 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 $406. Return trip prices are from the PVR 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 PVR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 12 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ORD to PVR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) in Guadalajara

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from PVR
  • Usually 26.78% less expensive than PVR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to GDL flights


Flight Hacking ORD to PVR

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 PVR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (ORD > GDL > PVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $388
  • Average savings: $19 (4.67%)

See ORD to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, TAR Aerolineas, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1784 miles or 2871 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PVR flight is about 4 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Puerto Vallarta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from ORD to PVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePVR
Destination airport nameLicenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport
CityPuerto Vallarta


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