The cheapest times to fly from SOU to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • September 24th to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of 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 SOU to ORD is early February. Prices can be as high as $2558 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $436 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Southampton (SOU) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $436 to $1754 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $484. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1509. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1025 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $868 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SOU to ORD flight.

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

SOU to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SOU to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Southampton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Fridays 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 $823 (39%) 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 $800. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SOU 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 SOU 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 8 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SOU to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 6.42% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See SOU to MDW flights


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

Hack #1: Dublin (SOU > DUB > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $526
  • Average savings: $342 (39.42%)

See SOU to ABZ flights

Hack #2: Aberdeen (SOU > ABZ > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $295 (34.01%)

See SOU to DUB flights

Hack #3: Manchester (SOU > MAN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $580
  • Average savings: $289 (33.26%)

See SOU to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Flybe, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3924 miles or 6315 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SOU to ORD flight is about 8 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Southampton and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SOU to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SOU
Origination airport name Southampton Airport
City Southampton
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51
Longitude -1.4

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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