The cheapest times to fly from ORD to VNS are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • August 27th to October 28th

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 VNS is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4842 for Wednesday flights during mid April, or as low as $908 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Varanasi

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Varanasi (VNS) will usually cost between $1044 to $2302 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1094. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $3643. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2549 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1291 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to VNS flight.

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

ORD to VNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to VNS 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 $0.1, 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. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Varanasi, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $309 (19%) 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 $1204. Return trip prices are from the VNS 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 VNS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to VNS

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 VNS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mumbai (ORD > BOM > VNS)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $427 (33.08%)

See ORD to BOM flights

Hack #2: Delhi (ORD > DEL > VNS)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $306 (23.7%)

See ORD to DEL flights

Hack #3: Bangalore (ORD > BLR > VNS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1035
  • Average savings: $256 (19.83%)

See ORD to BLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lal Bahadur Shastri Varanasi International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7739 miles or 12455 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to VNS flight is about 14 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Varanasi?

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


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 VNS
Destination airport name Lal Bahadur Shastri Varanasi International Airport
City Varanasi
Country India
Latitude 25.5
Longitude 82.9


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