The cheapest times to fly from ORD to WDH are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 WDH is late January. Prices can be as high as $3099 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $888 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Windhoek

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Windhoek (WDH) will usually cost between $930 to $1904 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $923. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2017. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1093 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1193 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to WDH flight.

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

ORD to WDH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to WDH 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Windhoek, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $167 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1184. Return trip prices are from the WDH 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 WDH 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 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to WDH

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 WDH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (ORD > JNB > WDH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1095
  • Average savings: $98 (8.18%)

See ORD to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8011 miles or 12892 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to WDH flight is about 15 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Windhoek?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ORD to WDH.


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 WDH
Destination airport name Hosea Kutako International Airport
City Windhoek
Country Namibia
Latitude -22.5
Longitude 17.5


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