The month of March is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from South Africa, with most prices found around R12 510. If you are unable to visit Chicago during the month of March, then departing from South Africa during the month February is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R12 938.
The best time to book a flight to Chicago from South Africa is 35 days out, which is when prices tend to be around R13 835. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from South Africa for as low as R10 342.
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 R13 057. 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 R14 475.
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 R12 498. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around R14 666. 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.