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About Flights to Chicago

Summary info about Chicago flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R8 601

Best Return Price

R12 387

Fastest flight time

21h 50m

Operated By

13 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Chicago from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R8 601 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The best return flight price to Chicago from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R12 387 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The fastest flight to Chicago from South Africa takes 21h 50m (Cape Town Intl to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
There are 13 airlines operating flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, United Airlines and British Airways.

Cheapest flights to Chicago airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chicago airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Milwaukee

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Chicago

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD)

Typically, flights to Chicago from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago O'Hare Intl, which has an average price of R13 828


When is the best time to fly to Chicago?

Users booking trips to Chicago from Missoula found flights 18% cheaper than the average price of flights to Chicago. To find the cheapest price to Chicago from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of February is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from South Africa, with most prices found around R11 468. If you are unable to visit Chicago during the month of February, then departing from South Africa during the month March is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R11 817.

The best time to book a flight to Chicago from South Africa is 25 days out, which is when prices tend to be around R13 872. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from South Africa for as low as R12 387.

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Chicago from South Africa is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as R14 979. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Chicago on Friday is R16 606.

Our data shows that the cheapest South Africa to Chicago flights are usually those with departure times at midday. Our users have found flights to Chicago at midday for as low as R14 338. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around R16 825. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Those flying to Chicago could potentially find better pricing at Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (26 km from Chicago city centre) or Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (126 km from Chicago city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Chicago is Chicago Midway Airport where the average price is R3 789pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes, if you fly to Chicago Midway in Chicago which is the closest available airport to Near North Side (15,5 km away).

The closest airport to Civic Opera House is 13,9 km away - Chicago’s Chicago Midway airport.



Chicago flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to Chicago found recently by users on momondo
British Airways
Sep 25
JNB15:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
30h 25m
2 stops
ORD21:45Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 27
ORD11:35Chicago O'Hare Intl
30h 50m
2 stops
JNB18:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R12 387
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British Airways
Nov 14
JNB17:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
26h 36m
2 stops
ORD19:51Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 21
ORD14:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
31h 15m
1 stop
JNB21:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
R13 892
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Ethiopian Air
Oct 20
JNB10:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 35m
2 stops
ORD11:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 27
ORD6:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
19h 50m
1 stop
JNB2:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 161
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British Airways
Nov 14
JNB17:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
27h 45m
2 stops
ORD21:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 21
ORD13:40Chicago O'Hare Intl
28h 45m
2 stops
JNB18:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 177
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British Airways
Sep 25
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
41h 50m
2 stops
ORD10:35Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 27
ORD4:10Chicago O'Hare Intl
38h 15m
1 stop
JNB18:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 446
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British Airways
Sep 25
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
44h 58m
2 stops
ORD13:43Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 27
ORD15:35Chicago O'Hare Intl
26h 50m
1 stop
JNB18:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 510
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Delta and Ethiopian Air
American Airlines
Sep 21
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
28h 25m
2 stops
ORD21:10Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
Sep 21
JNB3:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
37h 45m
1 stop
ORD17:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Sep 21
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
28h 25m
2 stops
ORD21:10Chicago O'Hare Intl

Which airlines fly to Chicago?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Chicago

Which airlines fly to Chicago?

For flights from South Africa to Chicago, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Qatar Airways, British Airways, KLM and Emirates. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

Emirates Flights to Chicago

Emirates is a popular choice for users travelling to Chicago. It operates 14 flights every week to Chicago, most often flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl. Emirates ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as R10 126 (from Cape Town Intl) have been found by momondo users. In 122 reviews, momondo users have rated Emirates at an average score of 8,6/10.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Chicago

Another popular choice for flights to Chicago is Turkish Airlines (8,3/10, 128 reviews). Most Turkish Airlines flights landing in Chicago will be arriving from Istanbul, but there are 14 Turkish Airlines flights to Chicago from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Turkish Airlines deal found on momondo this week was R11 381 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago, return).


Airports near Chicago

Below you will find all the airports in Chicago along with their distance from the city centre

Popular routes to Chicago

Most frequently searched flights to Chicago along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time23h 20m
Cheapest priceR13 892
Cape Town to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time23h 40m
Cheapest priceR17 393
Durban to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time27h 05m
Cheapest priceR15 840

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