The cheapest times to fly from ORD to UKB are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 20th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 2nd (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 UKB is early October. Prices can be as high as $2003 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $799 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Kobe

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kobe Honshu Island (UKB) will usually cost between $810 to $1328 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $836. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1685. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $849 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $927 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to UKB flight.

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

ORD to UKB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to UKB flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to UKB, 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 $208 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $921. Return trip prices are from the UKB 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 UKB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 39 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 UKB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 14 miles (23 km) away from UKB
  • Usually 4.43% less expensive than UKB
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to KIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from UKB
  • Usually 1.83% less expensive than UKB
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to ITM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6480 miles or 10429 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to UKB flight is about 12 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kobe Honshu Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ORD to UKB.


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 UKB
Destination airport name Kobe Airport
City Kobe Honshu Island
Country Japan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 135.2


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