The cheapest times to fly from ORD to RFP are

  • January 1st to June 10th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • November 12th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 RFP is late January. Prices can be as high as $4759 for Saturday flights during early November, or as low as $1463 for Thursday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Raiatea

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Raiatea (RFP) will usually cost between $1573 to $3158 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1659. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $3536. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1877 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2275 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to RFP flight.

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

ORD to RFP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to RFP 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $1276 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2008. Return trip prices are from the RFP 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 RFP 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 17 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 RFP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport (BOB) in Bora Bora

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 24.66% less expensive than RFP
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to BOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Tahiti Faa’a Airport (PPT) in Papeete

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 40.92% less expensive than RFP
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to PPT flights

Destination alternative #3: Temae Airport (MOZ) in Moorea Island

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 11.47% less expensive than RFP
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to MOZ flights

Destination alternative #4: Huahine Fare Airport (HUH) in Huahine

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 5.82% less expensive than RFP
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to HUH flights

Destination alternative #5: Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport (MAU) in Maupiti

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 0.70% less expensive than RFP
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to MAU flights


Flight Hacking ORD to RFP

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 RFP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ORD > LAX > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1669
  • Average savings: $606 (26.64%)

See ORD to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (ORD > SFO > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1806
  • Average savings: $470 (20.64%)

See ORD to SFO flights

Hack #3: San Diego, CA (ORD > SAN > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1914
  • Average savings: $362 (15.89%)

See ORD to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, American, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5723 miles or 9210 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to RFP flight is about 11 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Raiatea?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from ORD to RFP.


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 RFP
Destination airport name Raiatea Uturoa Airport
City Raiatea
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.7
Longitude -151.5


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