The cheapest month to fly to Chicago from South Africa is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around R13 903, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel to Chicago during the month of March, then flying in February is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of R14 378.
We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to Chicago 35 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Chicago for R15 375. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from South Africa to Chicago for as low as R11 156.
Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Chicago. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as R14 573. Flights from South Africa to Chicago on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around R16 092. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Chicago is at midday. Flights from South Africa to Chicago during this time can be as low as R12 728. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are R15 524 on average. Flights to Chicago from South Africa in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.
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.