The cheapest times to fly from VTE to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 VTE to ORD is late October. Prices can be as high as $6676 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $1116 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Vientiane (VTE) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1176 to $1975 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2684. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1505 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1503 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VTE to ORD flight.

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

VTE to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VTE to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Vientiane. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into VTE. 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 $569 (29%) 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 $1412. Return trip prices are from the ORD to VTE 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 VTE 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 15 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Shanghai (VTE > PVG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1134
  • Average savings: $369 (24.55%)

See VTE to KUL flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (VTE > KUL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1148
  • Average savings: $356 (23.65%)

See VTE to PVG flights

Hack #3: Hanoi (VTE > HAN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1163
  • Average savings: $340 (22.62%)

See VTE to HAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, American, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Frontier, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, Jeju Air, KLM, Korean Air, Lao Airlines, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Qatar Airways, SAS, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Turkish Airlines, VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8238 miles or 13258 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VTE to ORD flight is about 15 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Vientiane and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from VTE to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeVTE
Origination airport nameWattay International Airport

Return Airport

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


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