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The best prices from Chicago to Bucharest are usually found in January or March, booked 43 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
$599 - $888
BUH
Temperature
37.4 - 86 °F
BUH
Rainfall
0.7 - 2.2 inches
Popular in June High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from €599 From Chicago to Bucharest
One-way from €408 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 46 days in advance to save up to 37% 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 46 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 $971, or $1,004 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Bucharest?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Bucharest from Chicago average $1,008. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,008, as users have found deals to Bucharest from as low as $306. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Bucharest from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 26%.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for CHI to BUH flights for September, October
18 Oct - 3 Dec
$348pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 2 Dec
$382pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 2 Dec
$386pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Bucharest 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bucharest from Chicago found for this year
18 Oct - 3 Dec
$348pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 2 Dec
$382pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 2 Dec
$386pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 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
30 Sep - 28 Oct
$499pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 28 Oct
$550pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Oct - 10 Oct
$557pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Bucharest from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Bucharest
3:30 pm - 8:15 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
33h 45m
ORD - OTP
Qatar Airways
$408
Ovago
4:05 am - 10:20 am
British Airways
1 Stop
22h 15m
ORD - OTP
British Airways
$675
Ovago
6:30 am - 1:10 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
3 Stops
22h 40m
ORD - OTP
TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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.

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 $348, but on average you can expect to pay $419.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Bucharest for under $300 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 17+ 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 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Bucharest round-trip?

According to our current data, Turkish Airlines ($506), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Bucharest. This flight start at 32% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $408. However, be on the lookout for offers from British Airways and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, 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 = 4.17 lei
Average temperature for September in Bucharest
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Bucharest
1.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Bucharest

Bucharest Baneasa (BBU)
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