Cheap Flights to Thailand from Chicago

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Search, Compare and Book Flights to Thailand from Chicago

Whether you are looking for economy flight from Chicago to Bangkok or business or first class flight to Bangkok, our flight booking engine can help you to wisely compare fares with multiple passenger carriers and find the lowest rate.

Looking for corporate flight booking or academic flight booking? Group flight booking is also available at a great discount. The only eligibility criterion is the number of passengers. Your group size should be of 10 or more travelers and they should be ready to share the same flight.

Airports in Chicago

1. Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW / KMDW)

The nearest major airport is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW / KMDW). This airport has international and domestic flights and is 12 miles from the center of Chicago, IL. The airport has three terminals or concourses, A, B and C. However, no airlines operate flight services from MDW to BKK or DMK.

2. Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD / KORD)

ORD is situated 18 miles from Chicago, IL. The airport is a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines and it handles domestic as well As international flights. Other airlines operating from the airport are Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines. There are four terminals including 1, 2, 3, and 5. Busiest domestic routes to and from ORD are New York (state) New York–LaGuardia, Los Angeles (California), Dallas/Fort Worth (Texas), Denver (Colorado) and Atlanta (Georgia). You may easily find ORD to BKK flights with a carrier of your choice.

Airports in Thailand

1. Suvarnabhumi Airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport (IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), also known unofficially as Bangkok Airport, is one of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. Handling 60 million passengers in 2017, the airport ranked at 21 globally. The airport is hub for Asia Atlantic Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Jet Asia Airways, Thai Airways, Thai Smile and Thai Vietjet Air.

2. Don Mueang International Airport

Don Mueang International Airport (IATA: DMK, ICAO: VTBD) began operational in 27 March 1914. It is honored as one of the world’s oldest international airports. Owned by the Royal Thai Airforce, the airport is hub for New Gen Airways, Nok Air

NokScoot, Siam Air, Thai AirAsia, and Thai Lion Air.

Nonstop Flights to Thailand from Chicago

No airlines or operators run nonstop flights to Bangkok from Chicago. There could be many reasons behind – like lack of commercial viability.

Connecting (1-Stop Flight) from Chicago to Thailand

There are many leading carriers operating one-stop flight from Chicago to Thailand. All flights are available from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. In terms of airlines, you have many choices as listed below.

  • Swiss International Airlines
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • Eva Air
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Finnair
  • Korean Air
  • Emirates
  • Japan Airlines
  • Jetblue Airways
  • United Airlines
  • All Nippon Airways
  • American Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Thai Airways International
  • Brussels Airlines

How Long is the Flight to Bangkok from Chicago?

The flight distance between Bangkok and New York is 8,568 miles/13789 km and the estimated flight time is 17 hours 38 minutes.  Important: Bangkok is 12 hours ahead of Chicago. So you always reach the next day to your destination. Keep in mind the layover duration involved in the travel, which may further extend your travel time.

How to Book Cheap Flights from Chicago to Bangkok?

Looking at the number of airlines operating on the route one might have the perception that it would be seemingly easier to book cheap flights to Thailand from Chicago. Keep in mind Chicago is the sixth busiest airport in the world. The competition of getting flight tickets is tough.

1. Identify the cheapest day of the week to fly in Bangkok

Avoid competing with weekend travelers for getting a flight ticket on Friday evening, Saturday or Sunday. The reason is obvious. Bangkok stays highly crowded on weekends. Flights departing on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday sold out at a cheaper rate.

2. Identify the cheapest time of the day to fly in Bangkok

If you book a flight that departs late at night, you are in for a big flight discount. There are not many takers of redeye flight to Bangkok because of sleep deprivation it brings.

3. Identify the cheapest months of the year to fly in Bangkok

With the start of the wet season, from May, the airfare to Bangkok drops and, the trend continues until October. As the wet season gets over, again the number of visitors starts rising by November, January and February, which are the peak months of Bang

4. Budget Vs Full-Service Airlines

No budget or low cost airlines operate on this route as you have seen above. However, if you are an early bird, you can save big on your air ticket to Bangkok. Remember, airlines start accepting flight reservation from 331 days in advance of the flight departure date. Block any fare that sounds at a price lower than the average. While waiting for something unexpected, most of the travelers lose the best air travel deals.