The cheapest times to fly from SPU to ORD are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 12th and March 26th)
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of 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 SPU to ORD is late January. Prices can be as high as $1721 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $573 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Split (SPU) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $694 to $1237 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 $706. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1250. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $825 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPU to ORD flight.

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

SPU to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPU to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Split. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. 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 $128 (12%) 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 $827. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SPU 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 SPU 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 47 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Oslo (SPU > OSL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $672
  • Average savings: $154 (18.61%)

See SPU to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (SPU > ARN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $673
  • Average savings: $153 (18.48%)

See SPU to OSL flights

Hack #3: London (SPU > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $685
  • Average savings: $141 (17.03%)

See SPU to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia, CSA, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4893 miles or 7875 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPU to ORD flight is about 9 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Split and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SPU to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SPU
Origination airport name Split Airport
City Split
Country Croatia
Latitude 43.5
Longitude 16.3

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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