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The best prices from Chicago to Bucharest are usually found in August or January, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Bucharest (BUH)

CHI - BUH
Price
$621 - $946
BUH
Temperature
37.4 - 86 °F
BUH
Rainfall
0.7 - 2.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$621

From Chicago to Bucharest

One-way from

$295

One-way flight from Chicago to Bucharest

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Bucharest?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Chicago to Bucharest. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Bucharest.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Bucharest?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 32 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Bucharest 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $755, or $835 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Bucharest (CHI - BUH)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Bucharest in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Bucharest in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CHI to BUH flights for November, December
2 Dec - 30 Dec
$494pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$496pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 26 Dec
$511pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Bucharest 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bucharest from Chicago found for next year
2 Dec - 30 Dec
$494pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$496pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 26 Dec
$511pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Bucharest

Late deals on round-trip flights to Bucharest from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Dec - 30 Dec
$494pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 26 Dec
$511pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 27 Dec
$513pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
LOT
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Bucharest from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Bucharest
11:36 am - 10:25 am
British Airways
2 Stops
14h 49m
ORD - OTP
British Airways
$295
KAYAK
9:00 am - 10:10 am
Austrian Airlines
2 Stops
17h 10m
ORD - OTP
Austrian Airlines
$307
mytrip.com
6:30 am - 8:35 am
Delta
2 Stops
18h 05m
MDW - OTP
Delta
$309
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Bucharest flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Bucharest

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Bucharest due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Bucharest for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Bucharest to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Bucharest. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Bucharest have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Delta flying from Chicago to Bucharest have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Bucharest for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Bucharest for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $399, but on average you can expect to pay $436.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Bucharest for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Bucharest, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Bucharest for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Bucharest within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Bucharest?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Bucharest are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Bucharest?

Departing from Chicago to Bucharest will take you 11h 50m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Bucharest one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $295. However, be on the lookout for offers from Austrian Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Bucharest for a low price.

Destination information for Bucharest

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Bucharest
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 4.09 lei
Average temperature for November in Bucharest
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Bucharest
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Bucharest

Bucharest Baneasa (BBU)

Top 10 airlines from Chicago to Bucharest

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Bucharest choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air France
$638 $718 No change fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$542 $789 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$638 $796 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$637 $810 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$661 $811 No cancel fee 71%
KLM
$602 $817 No change fee 75%
SWISS
$702 $835 No change fee 79%
Air Canada
$710 $857 No cancel fee 67%
Qatar Airways
$593 $867 No cancel fee 68%
United Airlines
$654 $915 No cancel fee 69%
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