The cheapest times to fly from SHJ to ORD are

  • January 15th to May 13th (except the week of March 26th)
  • October 1st to December 2nd

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 SHJ to ORD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $4382 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $1045 for Thursday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Sharjah (SHJ) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1070 to $1727 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 $1068. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2056. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $988 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1305 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHJ to ORD flight.

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

SHJ to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHJ to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sharjah. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SHJ. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sharjah. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $143 (10%) 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 $1313. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SHJ 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 SHJ 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 13 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Istanbul (SHJ > SAW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $845
  • Average savings: $460 (35.26%)

See SHJ to DME flights

Hack #2: Moscow (SHJ > DME > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $432 (33.08%)

See SHJ to SAW flights

Hack #3: Kiev (SHJ > KBP > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $274 (21%)

See SHJ to KBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7232 miles or 11639 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHJ to ORD flight is about 13 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Sharjah and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from SHJ to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SHJ
Origination airport name Sharjah International Airport
City Sharjah
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.5

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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