The cheapest times to fly from ORD to SDU are
- January 15th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- March 12th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
- August 6th to December 2nd (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 SDU is early September. Prices can be as high as $2397 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $800 for Monday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Rio de Janeiro (SDU) will usually cost between $801 to $1136 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $802. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1325. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $523 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $834 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to SDU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to SDU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to SDU 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
Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rio de Janeiro, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (10%) 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 $852. Return trip prices are from the SDU to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to SDU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 33 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 SDU while comparing.
- 9 miles (14 km) away from SDU
- Usually 1.80% less expensive than SDU
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to SDU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Santos Dumont Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5315 miles or 8554 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to SDU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to SDU flight is about 10 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Rio de Janeiro?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from ORD to SDU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Santos Dumont Airport|
|City||Rio de Janeiro|
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