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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to TIJ are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • July 30th to November 18th

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 TIJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $6213 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $261 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Tijuana

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Tijuana (TIJ) will usually cost between $310 to $6213 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 $306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $6213. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5907 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $425 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to TIJ flight.

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

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ORD to TIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to TIJ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Mondays 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 $1851 (81%) 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 $426. Return trip prices are from the TIJ to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to TIJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 4 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 TIJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 26.62% less expensive than TIJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 47.94% less expensive than TIJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to LAX flights

Destination alternative #3: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 25.80% less expensive than TIJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ONT flights

Destination alternative #4: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 20.85% less expensive than TIJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to PSP flights

Destination alternative #5: Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport (YUM) in Yuma, AZ

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 21.67% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to YUM flights

Destination alternative #6: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 17.67% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to LGB flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to TIJ

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 TIJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (ORD > GDL > TIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $402
  • Average savings: $23 (5.3%)

See ORD to GDL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, Frontier, InterJet, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1715 miles or 2760 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to TIJ flight is about 4 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Tijuana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ORD to TIJ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeTIJ
Destination airport nameGeneral Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport
CityTijuana
CountryMexico
Latitude32.5
Longitude-117

 

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