Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Uganda (Kampala) (from: Chicago)

The average price to go to Uganda (Kampala) from Chicago airport is $ 1167 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 803 (in april) and $ 1631 (in december), which is a saving of $ 365 or a surplus of $ 464 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $811 to $866 and it is generally more economical to leave on a monday and return on a wednesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Uganda (Kampala) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Chicago-Uganda (Kampala) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 1287 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Uganda (Kampala) from Chicago and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in april, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 803, saving $ 365 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1167). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 1631).

Flight Chicago-Uganda (Kampala): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 1046 good price
February $ 1209 fair price
March $ 911 good price
April $ 803
very good price
May $ 990 good price
June $ 1228 fair price
July $ 1592 high price
August $ 1471 high price
September $ 1100 fair price
October $ 994 good price
November $ 1021 good price
December $ 1631
very high price

Price breakdown to travel from Chicago to Uganda (Kampala)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Chicago to Uganda (Kampala) range from $648 to $2163. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $649 to $703), 1% at the maximum price (from $2109 to $2163). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $811 to $866 (10% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Chicago->Uganda flight

There are 6 companies that serve Chicago from Uganda (Kampala) airport: Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, United, Qatar Airways, KLM and Rwandair Express.

Data analysis:

Of the 1287 flights analyzed in previous years, Turkish Airlines was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (25% of the time) on the Chicago->Uganda route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Chicago-Uganda (Kampala) flights departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday as your departure date, you can save an average of $61. On the other hand, departing on a thursday may cost you an additional $63.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Uganda (Kampala) to Chicago departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday for your return date, you will save an average of $115. Conversely, departing from Uganda (Kampala) on a saturday may cost you an additional $162.

When to book your flight Chicago - Uganda (Kampala) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Chicago-Uganda flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a monday.

What month are you going to Uganda (Kampala)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january april june july august september december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Uganda (Kampala), it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 1199 $, which is a saving of -32 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (114 $ more than the average price).

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, monday is the day when plane tickets for Chicago->Uganda are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a monday, you will save $28. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $37 more.

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