The cheapest times to fly from POA to ORD are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to April 1st
  • August 6th 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 POA to ORD is late September. Prices can be as high as $2111 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $800 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Porto Alegre (POA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $867 to $2044 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $800. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $2062. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1262 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1146 can be considered a good price for a round-trip POA to ORD flight.

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

POA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the POA to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Porto Alegre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into POA. 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 $126 (10%) 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 $1172. Return trip prices are from the ORD to POA 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 POA to ORD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking POA to ORD

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 POA to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (POA > LIM > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $888
  • Average savings: $259 (22.56%)

See POA to SCL flights

Hack #2: Santiago (POA > SCL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $893
  • Average savings: $254 (22.12%)

See POA to LIM flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (POA > MIA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $216 (18.85%)

See POA to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5494 miles or 8842 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop POA to ORD flight is about 10 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Porto Alegre and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from POA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code POA
Origination airport name Salgado Filho Airport
City Porto Alegre
Country Brazil
Latitude -30
Longitude -51.2

Return Airport

Destination code ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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