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CHI — JNB
May 29 — Jun 51
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What to know about flights from Chicago

Discover essential information about flights departing from Chicago, including flight schedules, destinations, airlines operating at the Chicago airport, and any specific guidelines or requirements for travellers. Please note that the information is based on the most recent updates available. Data last updated 24 May 2024.

Cheapest airline

KLM
On average, KLM currently has the cheapest one-way flight from Chicago.

Cheapest flights from Chicago

Explore the most affordable flight options available from Chicago. Find the lowest fares based on data from user searches, with prices last updated on 24 May 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches.
Sun 6/1010:15ORD - JNB
1 stop26h 45mEthiopian Air
Wed 23/108:20JNB - ORD
2 stops30h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 24/5R13 407
Sun 6/1010:15ORD - JNB
1 stop26h 45mEthiopian Air
Wed 23/1014:30JNB - ORD
2 stops24h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R13 995
Fri 1/119:45ORD - JNB
1 stop20h 20mEthiopian Air
Sat 23/1114:30JNB - ORD
2 stops24h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R14 253
Thu 31/109:45ORD - JNB
1 stop20h 20mEthiopian Air
Wed 20/118:20JNB - ORD
2 stops31h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R14 492
Fri 27/910:15ORD - JNB
1 stop26h 45mEthiopian Air
Sun 13/108:20JNB - ORD
2 stops30h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 24/5R14 657
Fri 13/910:15ORD - JNB
1 stop26h 45mEthiopian Air
Sat 28/98:20JNB - ORD
2 stops30h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R14 915
Wed 9/1010:15ORD - JNB
1 stop19h 50mEthiopian Air
Wed 30/108:20JNB - ORD
2 stops31h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 24/5R15 007
Sun 13/1010:15ORD - JNB
1 stop26h 45mEthiopian Air
Sun 20/108:20JNB - ORD
2 stops30h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R15 080
Fri 13/910:15ORD - JNB
1 stop26h 45mEthiopian Air
Fri 27/923:00JNB - ORD
2 stops40h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R15 283

Last-minute flight deals from Chicago

Discover last-minute flight deals departing from Chicago. Take advantage of attractive deals offered by airlines for spontaneous travel. These deals are subject to availability and can provide significant savings for flexible travellers. Please note that the availability of last-minute deals can vary and may change quickly. Data last updated 24 May 2024 and based on user searches. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches.
Thu 30/515:50ORD - JNB
1 stop34h 20mSWISS
Wed 5/619:35JNB - ORD
1 stop23h 35mSWISS
Deal found 22/5R23 209
Wed 29/515:35ORD - JNB
1 stop19h 10mUnited Airlines
Wed 5/619:00JNB - ORD
1 stop31h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/5R23 356
Wed 29/513:10ORD - JNB
2 stops21h 35mUnited Airlines
Wed 5/619:00JNB - ORD
1 stop31h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/5R23 430
Thu 30/514:20ORD - JNB
1 stop35h 50mSWISS
Thu 6/619:35JNB - ORD
1 stop23h 35mSWISS
Deal found 23/5R24 128
Wed 29/514:15ORD - JNB
2 stops35h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 5/619:00JNB - ORD
2 stops32h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5R24 202
Wed 29/514:25ORD - JNB
1 stop20h 20mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/619:00JNB - ORD
1 stop31h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/5R24 276
Wed 29/513:10ORD - JNB
2 stops21h 35mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/619:00JNB - ORD
1 stop31h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/5R24 349
Wed 29/514:15ORD - JNB
2 stops35h 15mMultiple Airlines
Tue 11/619:35JNB - ORD
2 stops29h 58mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5R24 625
Wed 29/514:15ORD - JNB
2 stops35h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 12/619:35JNB - ORD
2 stops28h 27mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5R24 717

Domestic airfare to nearby cities with cheap hotels

Discover domestic flight options from Chicago to cities with affordable hotel accommodations. Plan your travel to both enjoy budget-friendly flights and find affordable lodging in your chosen destination. Please note that the flight options are sourced from user searches. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches and data was last updated 24 May 2024.
Thu 18/721:21ORD - FLL
Nonstop3h 10mSpirit Airlines
Tue 23/77:02FLL - ORD
Nonstop3h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 23/5R1 122
Tue 11/69:19ORD - FLL
1 stop5h 59mSpirit Airlines
Wed 12/68:05FLL - ORD
1 stop9h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 23/5R1 214
Tue 11/611:02ORD - FLL
Nonstop3h 08mSpirit Airlines
Sat 15/613:24FLL - ORD
1 stop6h 08mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 24/5R1 306
Sat 22/618:40ORD - FLL
Nonstop3h 13mSpirit Airlines
Thu 27/67:40FLL - ORD
Nonstop3h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 23/5R1 361
Mon 24/67:05ORD - FLL
1 stop9h 39mSpirit Airlines
Wed 26/615:18FLL - ORD
Nonstop3h 22mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 24/5R1 471
Thu 11/75:20ORD - FLL
1 stop4h 51mSpirit Airlines
Tue 16/719:42FLL - ORD
Nonstop3h 23mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 23/5R1 490
Wed 5/618:40ORD - FLL
Nonstop3h 13mSpirit Airlines
Mon 10/67:40FLL - ORD
Nonstop3h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 23/5R1 545
Tue 11/69:19ORD - FLL
1 stop5h 59mSpirit Airlines
Sat 15/613:24FLL - ORD
1 stop6h 08mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 24/5R1 563
Sat 29/618:40ORD - FLL
Nonstop3h 13mSpirit Airlines
Wed 3/715:18FLL - ORD
Nonstop3h 22mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 23/5R1 600

Find flights from Chicago within your budget

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Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 6/10

1 stop26h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 23/10

2 stops30h 45m

R13 407

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 6/10

1 stop26h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 23/10

2 stops24h 35m

R13 995

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 1/11

1 stop20h 20m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sat 23/11

2 stops24h 55m

R14 253

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 31/10

1 stop20h 20m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 20/11

2 stops31h 05m

R14 492

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 27/9

1 stop26h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 13/10

2 stops30h 45m

R14 657

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 13/9

1 stop26h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sat 28/9

2 stops30h 45m

R14 915

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 9/10

1 stop19h 50m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 30/10

2 stops31h 05m

R15 007

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 13/10

1 stop26h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 20/10

2 stops30h 45m

R15 080

Chicago O'Hare IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

ORD - JNB

ORDJNB

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 13/9

1 stop26h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 27/9

2 stops40h 05m

R15 283

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Deals found on 24/5

When is the best time to book a flight from Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Chicago. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
Booking 62 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Chicago. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Chicago. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Those who are seeking the cheapest fare on flights departing from Chicago would be wise to consider leaving during Thursday afternoons when prices are typically at their lowest. When considering other options, price-conscious travelers should avoid Friday mornings when fares are usually the most expensive.
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Best time to book a flight from Chicago

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Airline reviews for flights from Chicago

Get insights into the airlines that provide service from Chicago. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing airline for your flight from Chicago. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches.
8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews

Overall

8,0

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,4

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews
8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews

Overall

8,0

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,4

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7,9
Good
1 549 reviews
8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews

Overall

8,0

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,4

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7,8
Good
1 057 reviews
8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews

Overall

8,0

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,4

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7,8
Good
1 964 reviews
8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews

Overall

8,0

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,4

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7,7
Good
4 358 reviews
8,0
Very Good
10 550 reviews

Overall

8,0

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,4

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

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Related info for your journey

Access useful and relevant information related to your journey from Chicago. This can include details such as airport transportation, visa requirements, travel insurance, luggage regulations, and any other information that can ensure a smooth and hassle-free travel experience. Please note that the information is based on general guidance and may need to be verified with official sources. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
  • What are the most popular destinations to fly to from Chicago?

    The most selected flight destinations from Chicago for the current month are Atlanta, Boston, Athens. While Boston, Atlanta, Athens are the top choices made by travellers year-round.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to anywhere?

    Looking at our data, KLM, Ethiopian Air, and United Airlines have been found to have the cheapest prices from Chicago. Here are some options available: KLM flights from Chicago to Johannesburg OR Tambo (R13 651). Ethiopian Air flights from Chicago to Johannesburg OR Tambo (R14 628). United Airlines flights from Chicago to Cape Town Intl (R15 144).

  • What is the shortest nonstop flight from Chicago?

    For shorter trips consider Milwaukee, South Bend, and Bloomington as potential places to explore. All can be options to fly to and are within 108 km of Chicago.

  • What is the farthest nonstop flight from Chicago?

    If flights to distant destinations are more of your preference, check pricing for Hong Kong, Taipei City, and New Delhi.

  • What are popular destinations to fly to from Chicago?

    From Chicago you can expect to find greater availability for the following destinations: New York (1 877 flights per day), Detroit (922 flights per day) and Los Angeles (647 flights per day).

  • Where are the cheapest places to fly to from Chicago?

    Check out the cheapest flights from Chicago to embark to:
    Travel from Chicago to Johannesburg from R13 995 round trip

  • Which airlines fly from Chicago?

    When flying from Chicago check dates and pricing for the following: KLM, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Ethiopian Air, British Airways. As they depart for the following popular destinations: Cape Town, Johannesburg.

  • When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago?

    Those who are seeking the cheapest fare on flights departing from Chicago would be wise to consider leaving during Thursday afternoons when prices are typically at their lowest. When considering other options, price-conscious travelers should avoid Friday mornings when fares are usually the most expensive.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Chicago?

    Booking 62 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Chicago. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

  • How does Cheapflights help users find flights from Chicago?

    Cheapflights makes it easy to find flights from Chicago by helping our users search from 900+ travel sites for deals. We also provide you with filters for cabin, price, airline, airports, number of stops, and many more to narrow down that perfect flight.

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    It’s simple! Cheapflights, which is free to use for everyone, saves millions of users time and money every year by helping them find the cheapest and most suitable flights from Chicago.

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