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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to TUO are

  • January 22nd to June 17th (except the week of February 5th)
  • October 15th 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 TUO is mid May. Prices can be as high as $3096 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $979 for Tuesday flights around mid May.

 

When to Fly to Taupo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Taupo (TUO) will usually cost between $1089 to $2474 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 $1137. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2693. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1556 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1675 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to TUO flight.

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

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ORD to TUO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to TUO 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 $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TUO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays 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 $222 (12%) 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 $1612. Return trip prices are from the TUO 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 TUO 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 44 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 TUO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 27.41% less expensive than TUO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to AKL flights

Destination alternative #2: Tauranga Airport (TRG) in Tauranga

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 1.10% less expensive than TUO
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to TRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Rotorua Airport (ROT) in Rotorua

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 0.27% less expensive than TUO
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to ROT flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to TUO

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 TUO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (ORD > AKL > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1282
  • Average savings: $393 (23.44%)

See ORD to AKL flights

Hack #2: Portland, OR (ORD > PDX > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1572
  • Average savings: $103 (6.12%)

See ORD to PDX flights

Hack #3: Wellington (ORD > WLG > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1588
  • Average savings: $87 (5.17%)

See ORD to WLG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8195 miles or 13189 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to TUO flight is about 15 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Taupo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from ORD to TUO.

 

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 codeTUO
Destination airport nameTaupo Airport
CityTaupo
CountryNew Zealand
Latitude-38.7
Longitude176.1

 

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