The cheapest times to fly from ORD to RMA are

  • January 22nd to March 4th
  • April 16th to September 16th (except the weeks of May 7th, July 16th, and July 30th)

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 RMA is early June. Prices can be as high as $4768 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1807 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Roma

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Roma (RMA) will usually cost between $1827 to $3218 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $1862. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3787. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1925 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2095 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to RMA flight.

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

ORD to RMA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to RMA 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RMA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Roma, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $363 (15%) 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 $2033. Return trip prices are from the RMA 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 RMA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to RMA

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 RMA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brisbane (ORD > BNE > RMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1568
  • Average savings: $527 (25.16%)

See ORD to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Qantas, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9092 miles or 14632 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to RMA flight is about 17 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Roma?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from ORD to RMA.


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 RMA
Destination airport name Roma Airport
City Roma
Country Australia
Latitude -26.5
Longitude 148.8


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