The cheapest times to fly from WUH to ORD are

  • February 5th to April 22nd (except the week of March 26th)
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

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 WUH to ORD is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2457 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $694 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Wuhan (WUH) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $768 to $1869 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $806. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2034. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1228 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WUH to ORD flight.

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

WUH to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WUH to ORD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Wuhan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into WUH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Wuhan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $213 (17%) 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 $1026. Return trip prices are from the ORD to WUH 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 WUH 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 13 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from WUH to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 7.88% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See WUH to MDW flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (WUH > LAX > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $195 (17.81%)

See WUH to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (WUH > HKG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $165 (15.06%)

See WUH to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (WUH > SFO > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $986
  • Average savings: $106 (9.71%)

See WUH to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7215 miles or 11611 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WUH to ORD flight is about 13 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Wuhan and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from WUH to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeWUH
Origination airport nameTianhe Airport

Return Airport

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


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