The cheapest times to fly from SCL to ORD are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • February 26th to May 13th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • July 30th to November 25th (except the weeks of August 6th, September 10th, September 17th, and October 22nd)

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 SCL to ORD is late September. Prices can be as high as $1736 for Saturday flights during early to mid September, or as low as $575 for Monday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Santiago (SCL) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $578 to $853 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 $576. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid September, with an average price of $1172. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $596 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $606 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCL to ORD flight.

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

SCL to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCL to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santiago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $58 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $619. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SCL 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 SCL 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Avianca, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, InterJet, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, LATAM, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5318 miles or 8558 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCL to ORD flight is about 10 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SCL to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCL
Origination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8

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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