The cheapest times to fly from PRI to ORD are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the weeks of January 29th and February 26th)
  • May 28th to July 8th
  • October 8th 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 PRI to ORD is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $4955 for Saturday flights during early December, or as low as $2310 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Praslin (PRI) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $2310 to $2517 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $2310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early December, with an average price of $2817. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $507 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PRI to ORD flight.

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

PRI to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PRI to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Praslin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 PRI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Praslin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1879 (27%) 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 $2328. Return trip prices are from the ORD to PRI 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 PRI to ORD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Mahe Islands (PRI > SEZ > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1755
  • Average savings: $577 (24.73%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Seychelles, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, South African, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9002 miles or 14487 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PRI to ORD flight is about 17 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Praslin and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from PRI to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PRI
Origination airport name Praslin Airport
City Praslin
Country the Seychelles
Latitude -4.3
Longitude 55.7

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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