The cheapest times to fly from ORD to QRO are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th 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 QRO is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1283 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $416 for Monday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Santiago de Querétaro

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Queretaro (QRO) will usually cost between $505 to $672 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $450. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $818. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $368 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $594 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to QRO flight.

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

ORD to QRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to QRO 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 $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to QRO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $30 (5%) 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 $584. Return trip prices are from the QRO 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 QRO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 56 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 QRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) in Mexico City

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 44.61% less expensive than QRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MEX flights

Destination alternative #2: Ponciano Arriaga International Airport (SLP) in San Luis Potosi

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 26.35% less expensive than QRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to SLP flights

Destination alternative #3: Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) in Leon/Guanajuato

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 24.33% less expensive than QRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BJX flights

Destination alternative #4: General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport (MLM) in Morelia

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from QRO
  • Usually 10.19% less expensive than QRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MLM flights


Flight Hacking ORD to QRO

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 QRO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $418
  • Average savings: $176 (29.63%)

See ORD to GDL flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (ORD > MEX > QRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $478
  • Average savings: $117 (19.61%)

See ORD to MEX flights

Hack #3: San Luis Potosi (ORD > SLP > QRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $512
  • Average savings: $83 (13.89%)

See ORD to SLP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1640 miles or 2639 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to QRO flight is about 3 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Queretaro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from ORD to QRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeQRO
Destination airport nameQueretaro Intercontinental Airport


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