Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Kathmandu (KTM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Kathmandu Tribhuvan are usually found in January or May, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Sunday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Kathmandu (KTM)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to KTM flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Kathmandu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kathmandu.
CHI - KTM
Price
$1,083 - $1,542
KTM
Temperature
50 - 73.4 °F
KTM
Precipitation
0 - 14.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,083

From Chicago (CHI) to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

One-way from

$524

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

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 Kathmandu?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 12% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Kathmandu (CHI - KTM)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Kathmandu at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 49 days in advance, which can save you up to 22% on flights from Chicago to Kathmandu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 49 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,273. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,482.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kathmandu in November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHI to KTM flights for November, December
30 Dec - 21 Feb
$746pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 25 Jan
$904pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 3 Mar
$976pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kathmandu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kathmandu from Chicago found for next year
30 Dec - 21 Feb
$746pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 25 Jan
$904pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 3 Mar
$976pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Kathmandu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kathmandu from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Dec - 25 Jan
$904pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 25 Jan
$1,063pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 24 Dec
$1,099pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Tribhuvan from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Kathmandu
6:05 pm - 9:55 am
Cathay Pacific
1 Stop
28h 05m
ORD - KTM
Cathay Pacific
$524
Cathay Pacific
4:50 pm - 12:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 55m
ORD - KTM
Multiple Airlines
8:25 am - 7:10 am
Singapore Airlines
3 Stops
35h 00m
ORD - KTM
Singapore Airlines
$750
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kathmandu

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kathmandu from Chicago?

Most people fly into Kathmandu Tribhuvan (KTM) if they book a flight to Kathmandu from Chicago. On average, Tribhuvan has 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 9 airlines. Kathmandu Tribhuvan is conveniently located just 2.5 mi from Kathmandu’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Kathmandu Tribhuvan have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qatar Airways, China Eastern, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Kathmandu for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kathmandu for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $702, but on average you can expect to pay $771.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Kathmandu for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Kathmandu within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Kathmandu round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Kathmandu is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $702 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at $801. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 42% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Kathmandu?

On average you can expect to pay $952 for a flight from Chicago to Kathmandu. The cheapest flight overall is $756 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kathmandu Tribhuvan) is currently priced at $702.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Kathmandu?

Air India, Cathay Pacific and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Kathmandu.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kathmandu, Nepal

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kathmandu from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before departure to Nepal. Once the form is completed the traveler will receive a barcode that must be saved or printed so it may be presented to immigration on arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Kathmandu?

Returning to Chicago from Kathmandu Tribhuvan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kathmandu Tribhuvan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kathmandu Tribhuvan are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Kathmandu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Kathmandu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₨117.66
Average temperature for November in Kathmandu
68.0 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kathmandu

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Kathmandu 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
China Eastern
$688 $844 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Emirates
$910 $1,145 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$959 $1,193 No cancel fee 77%
Air India
$961 $1,144 No cancel fee N/A
Cathay Pacific
$985 $1,129 No cancel fee 72%
Qatar Airways
$997 $1,293 No cancel fee 68%
Etihad Airways
$1,019 $1,247 No cancel fee 75%
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