The cheapest times to fly from ORD to TNR are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 2nd to May 13th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 TNR is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $3019 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1183 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Antananarivo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Antananarivo (TNR) will usually cost between $1219 to $1893 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $1233. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1905. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $672 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1365 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to TNR flight.

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

ORD to TNR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to TNR 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TNR, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Thursdays 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 $315 (18%) 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 $1366. Return trip prices are from the TNR 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 TNR 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 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to TNR

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 TNR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Addis Ababa (ORD > ADD > TNR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1192
  • Average savings: $173 (12.68%)

See ORD to ADD flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (ORD > JNB > TNR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1361
  • Average savings: $4 (0.26%)

See ORD to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9379 miles or 15094 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to TNR flight is about 17 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Antananarivo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from ORD to TNR.


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 TNR
Destination airport name Ivato Airport
City Antananarivo
Country Madagascar
Latitude -18.8
Longitude 47.5


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