The cheapest times to fly from SCQ to ORD are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 26th)

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 SCQ to ORD is late January. Prices can be as high as $1558 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $446 for Thursday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $468 to $1319 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1460. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $979 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $729 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCQ to ORD flight.

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

SCQ to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCQ to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santiago de Compostela. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCQ. 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 $152 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $733. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SCQ 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 SCQ 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 7 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (SCQ > BCN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $514
  • Average savings: $215 (29.49%)

See SCQ to MAD flights

Hack #2: Madrid (SCQ > MAD > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $558
  • Average savings: $172 (23.53%)

See SCQ to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (SCQ > LGW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $132 (18.04%)

See SCQ to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, American, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3890 miles or 6260 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCQ to ORD flight is about 7 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago de Compostela and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SCQ to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCQ
Origination airport name Santiago Airport
City Santiago de Compostela
Country Spain
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -8.4

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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