The cheapest times to fly from SSH to ORD are

  • January 15th to May 13th
  • September 10th to October 7th (except the week of September 17th)
  • November 5th to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 10th)

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 SSH to ORD is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1827 for Sunday flights during mid August, or as low as $804 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $864 to $1304 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $863. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1315. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $453 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $995 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SSH to ORD flight.

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

SSH to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SSH to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sharm El-Sheikh. 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 fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SSH. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Sharm El-Sheikh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $93 (8%) 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 $1002. Return trip prices are from the ORD to SSH 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 SSH 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 12 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $187 (18.8%)

See SSH to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (SSH > IST > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $162 (16.24%)

See SSH to SAW flights

Hack #3: Cairo (SSH > CAI > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $147 (14.73%)

See SSH to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SSH 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, EgyptAir, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6364 miles or 10242 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SSH to ORD flight is about 12 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Sharm El Sheikh 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 SSH to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSSH
Origination airport nameSharm El Sheikh International Airport
CitySharm El Sheikh

Return Airport

Destination codeORD
Destination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States


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