The cheapest times to fly from ORD to RIX are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 RIX is late September. Prices can be as high as $1031 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $579 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Riga

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Riga (RIX) will usually cost between $594 to $911 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $582. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $965. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $751 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to RIX flight.

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

ORD to RIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to RIX 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 $0.1, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Riga, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $56 (7%) 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 $720. Return trip prices are from the RIX 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 RIX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to RIX

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 RIX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $624
  • Average savings: $127 (16.91%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (ORD > ARN > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $632
  • Average savings: $120 (15.91%)

See ORD to ARN flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (ORD > CPH > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $639
  • Average savings: $113 (14.98%)

See ORD to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4548 miles or 7319 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to RIX flight is about 9 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Riga?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from ORD to RIX.


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 RIX
Destination airport name Riga International Airport
City Riga
Country Latvia
Latitude 56.9
Longitude 24


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