The cheapest times to fly from VIE to ORD are

  • May 7th to May 27th
  • October 29th to April 1st (except the weeks of December 10th and December 17th)

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 VIE to ORD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1071 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $444 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Vienna (VIE) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $452 to $997 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $475. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1020. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $545 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $599 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VIE to ORD flight.

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

VIE to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VIE to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Vienna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Vienna. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $107 (12%) 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 $582. Return trip prices are from the ORD to VIE 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 VIE to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (VIE > BCN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $514
  • Average savings: $86 (14.27%)

See VIE to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (VIE > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $535
  • Average savings: $65 (10.77%)

See VIE to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (VIE > LGW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $546
  • Average savings: $54 (8.93%)

See VIE to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Level, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Pegasus, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4701 miles or 7566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VIE to ORD flight is about 9 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Vienna and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from VIE to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VIE
Origination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6

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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