The cheapest times to fly from ORD to TSR are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th (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 TSR is early December. Prices can be as high as $1376 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $856 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Timișoara

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Timisoara (TSR) will usually cost between $858 to $1212 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $868. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1250. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $885 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to TSR flight.

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

ORD to TSR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to TSR 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 $0.11, 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. 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 $101 (10%) 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 $936. Return trip prices are from the TSR 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 TSR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 56 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 TSR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 30.79% less expensive than TSR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: Avram Iancu Airport (CLJ) in Cluj-Napoca

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 17.68% less expensive than TSR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CLJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Debrecen Airport (DEB) in Debrecen

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 13.33% less expensive than TSR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to DEB flights

Destination alternative #4: Beograd Airport (BEG) in Belgrade

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 6.61% less expensive than TSR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BEG flights

Destination alternative #5: Sibiu Airport (SBZ) in Sibiu

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from TSR
  • Usually 0.45% less expensive than TSR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to SBZ flights


Flight Hacking ORD to TSR

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 TSR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > TSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $638
  • Average savings: $248 (27.97%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: Madrid (ORD > MAD > TSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $769
  • Average savings: $116 (13.11%)

See ORD to MAD flights

Hack #3: Bucharest (ORD > OTP > TSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $769
  • Average savings: $116 (13.11%)

See ORD to OTP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, TAROM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4975 miles or 8006 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to TSR flight is about 9 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Timisoara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ORD to TSR.


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 TSR
Destination airport name Traian Vuia Airport
City Timisoara
Country Romania
Latitude 45.8
Longitude 21.3


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