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Fly from Chicago to Ahmedabad with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Chicago to Ahmedabad with Etihad and trade the charms of the Windy City for the energetic cultural heart of Gujarat.

Ahmedabad has numerous historical delights that await ambitious travellers. The Adalaj Vav Stepwell showcases ancient ornamental carvings and sculptures in an unforgettable setting. Sabarmati Ashram was once the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and is one of India’s most treasured spiritual settings. Book the trip of a lifetime with Etihad today.

ORD to AMD: flight facts

Time difference +11.5 hours

Ahmedabad is 11 hours, 30 minutes ahead of Chicago. During Daylight Savings Time, from March to October, Ahmedabad is 10 hours, 30 minutes ahead of Chicago.

Flight distance 8,448 miles

Flights from Chicago to Ahmedabad via Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways cover a distance of 8,448 miles (13,596 kilometres).

Your flight from Chicago to Ahmedabad

You’ll begin your flight from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Ahmedabad Airport (AMD) by crossing over the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean and flying south-east – towards Abu Dhabi. After a quick stopover, which can be extended to take in the sights of the UAE’s capital, your flight continues east across the Arabian Sea. You’ll eventually touch down in Ahmedabad, located in India’s western Gujarat region.

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Flying from Chicago to Ahmedabad: FAQs

What is the currency in Ahmedabad?

Ahmedabad uses the Indian rupee (INR), as does the rest of India. There are plenty of banks and bureaus where you can exchange money in the city. You’ll find ATMs throughout Ahmedabad, and credit cards are commonly accepted in hotels and restaurants.

What food is Ahmedabad known for?

Ahmedabad is a great city to eat in and it’s particularly good at catering to vegetarians. You’ll find Gujarati specialities everywhere you go. Thali is a variety of popular dishes all served together. Expect curries made of potatoes, okra and beans, while lentil dals served with bread are also common.

Top tips for Chicago to Ahmedabad

sun temple modhera with beautiful stepwell in ahmedabad

Visit the Adalaj Vav Stepwell

One of Ahmedabad’s most significant landmarks is the Adalaj Vav Stepwell. Built in 1499, the stepwell can be found 12 miles (19 kilometres) from the city centre. Its dramatic, descending steps and golden pillars are a shining example of Indian architecture. As you explore all five storeys of Adalaj Vav, be sure to admire the unique stone carvings around the steps.

view of sultan ahmed shah mosque in the city of ahmedabad

Stroll around leafy parks

Chicago is no stranger to vast green spaces – and neither is Ahmedabad. If you’re keen to get some fresh air, head to Kankaria Lake. Built in 1451, this artificial water body is surrounded by pretty parks and outdoor attractions including a mini-golf course and a peaceful butterfly sanctuary.

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