The cheapest times to fly from RIX to ORD are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 5th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 12th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of September 10th)

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 RIX to ORD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1199 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $420 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Riga (RIX) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $456 to $1013 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $456. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1026. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $570 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIX to ORD flight.

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

RIX to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIX to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Riga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Riga. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $56 (7%) 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 $596. Return trip prices are from the ORD to RIX 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 RIX 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 9 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Oslo (RIX > OSL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $522
  • Average savings: $48 (8.34%)

See RIX to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (RIX > ARN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $47 (8.17%)

See RIX to OSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4548 miles or 7319 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIX to ORD flight is about 9 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Riga and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from RIX to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RIX
Origination airport name Riga International Airport
City Riga
Country Latvia
Latitude 56.9
Longitude 24

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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