The cheapest times to fly from ORD to SRG are

  • January 8th to July 15th (except the week of March 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 SRG is mid May. Prices can be as high as $6661 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1245 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Semarang

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Semarang (SRG) will usually cost between $1408 to $5949 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1406. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $5497. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4090 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to SRG flight.

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

ORD to SRG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to SRG 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SRG, 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 $342 (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 $2996. Return trip prices are from the SRG 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 SRG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 34 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 SRG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adisutjipto Airport (JOG) in Yogyakarta

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from SRG
  • Usually 42.02% less expensive than SRG
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to JOG flights


Flight Hacking ORD to SRG

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 SRG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (ORD > KUL > SRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $2218 (70.66%)

See ORD to KUL flights

Hack #2: Jakarta (ORD > CGK > SRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $969
  • Average savings: $2171 (69.15%)

See ORD to CGK flights

Hack #3: Singapore (ORD > SIN > SRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $2139 (68.14%)

See ORD to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9770 miles or 15723 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to SRG flight is about 18 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Semarang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from ORD to SRG.


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 SRG
Destination airport name Ahmad Yani Airport
City Semarang
Country Indonesia
Latitude -7
Longitude 110.4


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