The cheapest times to fly from VAR to ORD are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of March 26th)
  • October 29th to December 23rd

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 VAR to ORD is early November. Prices can be as high as $2496 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $801 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Varna (VAR) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $815 to $1429 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $821. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $716 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $899 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VAR to ORD flight.

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

VAR to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VAR to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Varna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into VAR. 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 $73 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $951. Return trip prices are from the ORD to VAR 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 VAR 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 10 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $637
  • Average savings: $262 (29.1%)

See VAR to DME flights

Hack #2: Moscow (VAR > DME > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $695
  • Average savings: $204 (22.65%)

See VAR to OSL flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (VAR > IST > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $696
  • Average savings: $203 (22.54%)

See VAR to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5327 miles or 8573 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VAR to ORD flight is about 10 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Varna 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 VAR to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VAR
Origination airport name Varna Airport
City Varna
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 43.2
Longitude 27.8

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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