The cheapest times to fly from SLA to ORD are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • February 26th to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, and May 7th)
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the week of October 8th)

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 SLA to ORD is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3321 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $840 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Salta (SLA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $845 to $1888 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1208. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2078. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $871 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1419 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to ORD flight.

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

SLA to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Salta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $401 (25%) 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 $1055. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SLA 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 SLA 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 41 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Santiago (SLA > SCL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $874
  • Average savings: $545 (38.39%)

See SLA to LIM flights

Hack #2: Lima (SLA > LIM > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $443 (31.19%)

See SLA to SCL flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (SLA > MIA > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1017
  • Average savings: $402 (28.3%)

See SLA to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, American, BoA, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4834 miles or 7780 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to ORD flight is about 9 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Salta and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SLA to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLA
Origination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5

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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