The cheapest times to fly from PPT to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 9th to June 17th

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 PPT to ORD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3663 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $797 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Papeete (PPT) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $884 to $2300 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 $920. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3281. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2361 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1254 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PPT to ORD flight.

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

PPT to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PPT to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tahiti. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Sundays 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 $298 (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 $1114. Return trip prices are from the ORD to PPT 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 PPT 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 11 hour 13 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 PPT to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 9.09% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See PPT to MDW flights


Flight Hacking PPT 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 PPT to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PPT > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1119
  • Average savings: $135 (10.77%)

See PPT to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Tahiti Faa’a Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5684 miles or 9147 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PPT to ORD flight is about 11 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Papeete and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from PPT to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePPT
Origination airport nameTahiti Faa’a Airport
CountryFrench Polynesia

Return Airport

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


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