The cheapest times to fly from ORD to SYX are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the weeks of January 22nd, February 26th, and March 12th)
  • August 27th 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 SYX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3202 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $723 for Saturday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Sanya

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Sanya (SYX) will usually cost between $884 to $2073 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1036. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2089. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1053 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1461 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to SYX flight.

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

ORD to SYX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to SYX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Sundays 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 $214 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1369. Return trip prices are from the SYX 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 SYX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 36 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 SYX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Meilan Airport (HAK) in Haikou

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from SYX
  • Usually 13.42% less expensive than SYX
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to HAK flights


Flight Hacking ORD to SYX

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 SYX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (ORD > BKK > SYX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1033
  • Average savings: $429 (29.33%)

See ORD to BKK flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (ORD > HKG > SYX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1056
  • Average savings: $406 (27.75%)

See ORD to HKG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (ORD > LAX > SYX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1085
  • Average savings: $377 (25.77%)

See ORD to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, KLM, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8126 miles or 13077 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to SYX flight is about 15 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Sanya?

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


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 SYX
Destination airport name Phoenix International Airport
City Sanya
Country China
Latitude 18.3
Longitude 109.4


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