The cheapest times to fly from TAM to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 9th to June 3rd (except the week of April 16th)
  • early August
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 TAM to ORD is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $909 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $380 for Wednesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Tampico (TAM) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $443 to $694 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $427. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $639. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $459 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAM to ORD flight.

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

TAM to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAM to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tampico. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $139 (21%) 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 $451. Return trip prices are from the ORD to TAM 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 TAM 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 3 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Guadalajara (TAM > GDL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $438
  • Average savings: $21 (4.58%)

See TAM to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (TAM > MEX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $440
  • Average savings: $19 (4.14%)

See TAM to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, InterJet, United, VivaAerobus, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1477 miles or 2377 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAM to ORD flight is about 3 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampico and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from TAM to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TAM
Origination airport name General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport
City Tampico
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -97.9

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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