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Connecting flights – when to change flights in Chicago

The largest airport in Chicago, O’Hare International Airport, is a popular pitstop when it comes to connecting flights. But on which routes is this the optimal connecting airport to choose to minimize your flight time? We have got the answer!

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If you are traveling between two cities that lack the possibility of direct flights, there are usually a number of different connecting options to choose from. But how do you find the best one? At Flightroutes.com we have created guides to help you find the right connecting airport to be able to travel as conveniently and fast as possible. On this page you find all routes where O’Hare International Airport in Chicago is the best airport to choose.

List of flights where Chicago is the fastest connection airport

If you want to know when to pick O’Hare International Airport, we recommend that you take a look at the following list. Here you can find the routes where Flightroutes.com have determined this specific airport to be the best connecting one. The routes have been chosen based on the following criteria:

  • O’Hare International Airport is the fastest flight option by more than 15 minutes compared to a second option.
  • It's a connecting flight with one stop.
  • Both legs are flown by the same airline.
  • There are at least two possible connecting airports for this trip.

This list was updated on April 2024

From Amsterdam to Charlotte
12 hours and 22 minutes
12 hours and 45 minutes
12 hours and 49 minutes
From Amsterdam to Nashville
11 hours and 52 minutes
12 hours and 27 minutes
13 hours and 30 minutes
From Bentonville to London
12 hours and 22 minutes
12 hours and 25 minutes
From Toronto to Oklahoma City
6 hours and 9 minutes
6 hours and 20 minutes
6 hours and 44 minutes
From Madison to Houston
4 hours and 46 minutes
5 hours and 25 minutes
5 hours and 42 minutes
From London to Milwaukee
12 hours and 44 minutes
13 hours and 12 minutes
From Amsterdam to Columbus
12 hours and 17 minutes
12 hours and 38 minutes
From Tulsa to Paris
11 hours and 23 minutes
12 hours and 10 minutes
12 hours and 49 minutes
From Toronto to Tulsa
6 hours and 1 minutes
6 hours and 2 minutes
6 hours and 37 minutes
From Paris to Kansas City
12 hours and 58 minutes
13 hours and 12 minutes
13 hours and 16 minutes
From Albuquerque to Paris
13 hours and 15 minutes
13 hours and 36 minutes
From New York to Aspen
7 hours and 12 minutes
7 hours and 24 minutes
7 hours and 42 minutes
From Paris to Saint Louis
12 hours and 50 minutes
12 hours and 58 minutes
13 hours and 5 minutes
From Oklahoma City to London
12 hours and 20 minutes
12 hours and 42 minutes
13 hours and 3 minutes
From Bentonville to Cleveland
4 hours and 25 minutes
4 hours and 35 minutes
5 hours and 10 minutes
From New Orleans to Madison
4 hours and 42 minutes
4 hours and 53 minutes
5 hours and 12 minutes
From Milwaukee to Amsterdam
10 hours and 32 minutes
11 hours and 43 minutes
From Amsterdam to New Orleans
12 hours and 43 minutes
13 hours and 59 minutes
14 hours and 18 minutes
From London to West Palm Beach
13 hours and 5 minutes
13 hours and 34 minutes
13 hours and 44 minutes
From Tulsa to London
11 hours and 23 minutes
12 hours and 10 minutes
From London to Omaha
12 hours and 37 minutes
14 hours and 4 minutes
14 hours and 14 minutes
From Bentonville to Cincinnati
3 hours and 58 minutes
4 hours and 33 minutes
4 hours and 49 minutes
From San Jose Cabo to Paris
14 hours and 2 minutes
14 hours and 35 minutes
14 hours and 42 minutes
From Grand Rapids to Memphis
4 hours and 11 minutes
4 hours and 27 minutes
4 hours and 46 minutes
From London to Springfield
13 hours and 37 minutes
14 hours and 35 minutes
14 hours and 48 minutes
From Omaha to Amsterdam
12 hours and 30 minutes
12 hours and 38 minutes
From Appleton to Cancun
6 hours and 19 minutes
6 hours and 55 minutes
7 hours and 21 minutes
From Knoxville to Milwaukee
3 hours and 51 minutes
4 hours and 30 minutes
4 hours and 49 minutes
From Cancun to Madison
7 hours and 4 minutes
7 hours and 46 minutes
7 hours and 51 minutes
From Huntsville to Amsterdam
11 hours and 35 minutes
11 hours and 50 minutes
12 hours and 40 minutes
From Cleveland to Bentonville
5 hours and 2 minutes
5 hours and 5 minutes
5 hours and 20 minutes
From Green Bay to Paris
10 hours and 20 minutes
11 hours and 15 minutes
12 hours and 45 minutes
From Santa Ana to Baltimore
7 hours and 1 minutes
7 hours and 22 minutes
7 hours and 24 minutes
From Orlando to Peoria
4 hours and 55 minutes
5 hours and 37 minutes
5 hours and 58 minutes
From Amsterdam to Memphis
12 hours and 14 minutes
12 hours and 38 minutes
13 hours and 49 minutes
From Phoenix to Rochester
6 hours and 27 minutes
6 hours and 55 minutes
6 hours and 58 minutes
From Omaha to Paris
11 hours and 13 minutes
12 hours and 25 minutes
12 hours and 28 minutes
From London to Huntsville
12 hours and 18 minutes
12 hours and 38 minutes
13 hours and 14 minutes
From London to Wichita
14 hours and 15 minutes
14 hours and 36 minutes
14 hours and 40 minutes
From London to Fort Wayne
13 hours and 7 minutes
13 hours and 11 minutes
13 hours and 29 minutes
From Amsterdam to Louisville
12 hours and 5 minutes
12 hours and 45 minutes
13 hours and 18 minutes
From Toronto to Dayton
5 hours and 43 minutes
5 hours and 59 minutes
From Asheville to Kansas City
4 hours and 11 minutes
4 hours and 41 minutes
5 hours and 6 minutes
From Toronto to Fort Wayne
4 hours and 52 minutes
5 hours and 42 minutes
From San Diego to Barcelona
13 hours and 59 minutes
14 hours and 15 minutes
14 hours and 40 minutes
From Des Moines to Indianapolis
3 hours and 48 minutes
3 hours and 50 minutes
4 hours and 12 minutes
From Madison to Amsterdam
10 hours and 23 minutes
10 hours and 44 minutes
11 hours and 30 minutes
From Grand Rapids to Des Moines
4 hours and 3 minutes
4 hours and 15 minutes
4 hours and 31 minutes
From Philadelphia to Tucson
7 hours and 2 minutes
7 hours and 28 minutes
7 hours and 37 minutes
From Oklahoma City to Amsterdam
12 hours and 1 minutes
12 hours and 52 minutes
13 hours and 10 minutes
From Bentonville to Paris
11 hours and 7 minutes
12 hours and 16 minutes
12 hours and 38 minutes
From Dayton to Salt Lake City
6 hours and 11 minutes
6 hours and 35 minutes
6 hours and 51 minutes
From New York to Moline
4 hours and 48 minutes
5 hours and 2 minutes
6 hours and 31 minutes
From Oklahoma City to Paris
11 hours and 28 minutes
13 hours and 5 minutes
From Appleton to Kansas City
4 hours and 6 minutes
4 hours and 11 minutes
4 hours and 40 minutes
From Amsterdam to Knoxville
11 hours and 58 minutes
13 hours and 24 minutes
13 hours and 36 minutes
From Traverse City to Paris
10 hours and 30 minutes
10 hours and 35 minutes
10 hours and 58 minutes
From Seattle to Louisville
6 hours and 5 minutes
6 hours and 30 minutes
6 hours and 40 minutes
From Tulsa to Amsterdam
11 hours and 35 minutes
12 hours and 41 minutes
13 hours and 15 minutes
From Wichita to Lexington
4 hours and 16 minutes
4 hours and 39 minutes
4 hours and 58 minutes
From Pensacola to Amsterdam
11 hours and 55 minutes
12 hours and 31 minutes
14 hours and 30 minutes
From Rome to Kansas City
14 hours and 45 minutes
15 hours and 3 minutes
15 hours and 9 minutes
From Phoenix to Dayton
5 hours and 50 minutes
6 hours and 8 minutes
6 hours and 58 minutes
From Amsterdam to South Bend
13 hours and 8 minutes
13 hours and 27 minutes
14 hours and 54 minutes
From Cedar Rapids to New York
4 hours and 50 minutes
4 hours and 54 minutes
5 hours and 16 minutes
From Richmond to Traverse City
4 hours and 27 minutes
4 hours and 47 minutes
5 hours and 2 minutes
From El Paso to Washington
5 hours and 39 minutes
5 hours and 56 minutes
5 hours and 56 minutes
From Toronto to Moline
5 hours and 32 minutes
From Houston to Delhi
19 hours and 35 minutes
19 hours and 50 minutes
20 hours and 10 minutes
From Hartford to Moline
5 hours and 17 minutes
5 hours and 34 minutes
5 hours and 55 minutes
From Raleigh/Durham to Calgary
6 hours and 35 minutes
7 hours and 8 minutes
7 hours and 26 minutes
From Cleveland to Traverse City
3 hours and 48 minutes
4 hours and 28 minutes
4 hours and 47 minutes
From Minneapolis to Dayton
4 hours and 17 minutes
4 hours and 23 minutes
From Cincinnati to Wichita
4 hours and 53 minutes
5 hours and 3 minutes
5 hours and 25 minutes
From Albany to Moline
4 hours and 48 minutes
5 hours and 13 minutes
5 hours and 45 minutes
From Boston to Sioux Falls
6 hours and 5 minutes
6 hours and 11 minutes
6 hours and 28 minutes
From Green Bay to Houston
5 hours and 29 minutes
5 hours and 31 minutes
5 hours and 48 minutes
From Buffalo to Bentonville
4 hours and 53 minutes
4 hours and 58 minutes
5 hours and 13 minutes
From Dallas to Delhi
19 hours and 33 minutes
20 hours and 10 minutes
20 hours and 50 minutes
From Moline to Washington
3 hours and 57 minutes
4 hours and 41 minutes
4 hours and 59 minutes
From Moline to New York
4 hours and 49 minutes
5 hours and 34 minutes
From Knoxville to Salt Lake City
5 hours and 57 minutes
6 hours and 42 minutes
6 hours and 55 minutes
From Louisville to Des Moines
4 hours and 34 minutes
4 hours and 47 minutes
5 hours and 10 minutes
From Omaha to Frankfurt
12 hours and 16 minutes
12 hours and 50 minutes
13 hours and 29 minutes
From Kansas City to Traverse City
4 hours and 2 minutes
4 hours and 6 minutes
4 hours and 35 minutes
From Nashville to Fort Wayne
3 hours and 54 minutes
5 hours and 10 minutes
From Middletown to Santa Ana
7 hours and 25 minutes
7 hours and 57 minutes
8 hours and 22 minutes
From Los Angeles to Wilkes-Barre
7 hours and 25 minutes
7 hours and 36 minutes
8 hours and 1 minutes
From Springfield to Cleveland
4 hours and 17 minutes
4 hours and 31 minutes
5 hours and 31 minutes
From Sacramento to Montreal
7 hours and 37 minutes
8 hours and 24 minutes
8 hours and 35 minutes
From Paris to Lexington
12 hours and 3 minutes
12 hours and 34 minutes
12 hours and 51 minutes
From Moline to Toronto
5 hours and 8 minutes
6 hours and 10 minutes
From Des Moines to Amsterdam
10 hours and 57 minutes
11 hours and 31 minutes
11 hours and 55 minutes
From Philadelphia to Moline
5 hours and 9 minutes
5 hours and 19 minutes
5 hours and 36 minutes
From Traverse City to London
11 hours and 50 minutes
12 hours and 18 minutes
12 hours and 50 minutes
From Fort Wayne to New York
4 hours and 49 minutes
5 hours and 2 minutes
6 hours and 2 minutes
From Atlanta to Shanghai
19 hours and 5 minutes
19 hours and 23 minutes
19 hours and 30 minutes
From Amsterdam to Appleton
12 hours and 50 minutes
13 hours and 5 minutes
13 hours and 45 minutes
From Kansas City to Green Bay
4 hours and 11 minutes
4 hours and 27 minutes
4 hours and 43 minutes
From Boston to Moline
5 hours and 23 minutes
5 hours and 32 minutes
6 hours and 20 minutes

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