The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ZYL are

  • March 12th to May 13th
  • July 16th to October 7th

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 ZYL is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $9244 for Wednesday flights during mid December, or as low as $990 for Thursday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Sylhet

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Sylhet (ZYL) will usually cost between $990 to $5623 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1026. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $5900. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3000 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ZYL flight.

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

ORD to ZYL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ZYL 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 $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZYL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sylhet, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3149 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2287. Return trip prices are from the ZYL 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 ZYL 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 2 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 ZYL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) in Dhaka

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ZYL
  • Usually 68.60% less expensive than ZYL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to DAC flights

Destination alternative #2: Guwahati International Airport (GAU) in Guwahati

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from ZYL
  • Usually 58.40% less expensive than ZYL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to GAU flights


Flight Hacking ORD to ZYL

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 ZYL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dhaka (ORD > DAC > ZYL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1154
  • Average savings: $1847 (61.55%)

See ORD to DAC flights

Hack #2: Muscat (ORD > MCT > ZYL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1336
  • Average savings: $1664 (55.47%)

See ORD to MCT flights

Hack #3: Doha (ORD > DOH > ZYL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1370
  • Average savings: $1631 (54.35%)

See ORD to DOH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, ANA, Bangkok Airways, Biman, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JetBlue, Royal Brunei, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7810 miles or 12569 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ZYL flight is about 15 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Sylhet?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeZYL
Destination airport nameSavannakhet Airport


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