Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chicago

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Chicago are usually found in July or February, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to CHI flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

CPT - CHI

Price

R941 - R1 149

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

CHI

Precipitation

43 - 125 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R14 202

From Cape Town Intl to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

R8 739

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Chicago?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 7% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 13% by booking at least 42 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Cape Town to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R17 779.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Chicago from Cape Town average R15 607. You can even find prices in July for less than R15 607, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as R13 176. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 11%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Chicago (CPT - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to Chicago in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 4% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to CHI flights in January, February
Feb 10 - Feb 15
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

27h 52m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

34h 15m
R12 648

British Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Feb 10 - Feb 15
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

27h 52m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

39h 35m
R12 904

British Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Feb 10 - Feb 15
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

34h 15m
R13 840

British Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Cape Town to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Cape Town found for this year
Mar 20 - Mar 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 45m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

40h 50m
R11 968

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Mar 3 - Mar 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

31h 45m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 25m
R12 089

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Mar 3 - Mar 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

32h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 25m
R12 104

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Chicago
Mar 3
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

32h 00m
R8 241

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

Mar 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

27h 35m
R8 603

American Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Mar 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 45m
R8 663

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Chicago flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

For a flight from Cape Town to Chicago, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 15,6 km from the centre of the city. Cape Town Intl is the only Cape Town airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 6 airlines have flights to Chicago from Cape Town Intl on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and KLM are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R12 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R12 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R11 968, but on average you can expect to pay R13 161.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Chicago round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to Chicago round-trip from R11 968. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from R12 572, and Ethiopian Air, from R13 297. Turkish Airlines is 23% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Chicago one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R8 241 on Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from R8 603 and Ethiopian Air from R8 739 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Chicago?

British Airways, Emirates and KLM are the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R11 077. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for R12 104 on average our data indicates R18 686 when flying from Cape Town to Chicago.

Can I fly to Chicago from Cape Town Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Chicago

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Cape Town Intl from Chicago?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Top 3 airlines flying from Cape Town to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR13 073
AverageR15 796
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR13 519
AverageR15 702
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR14 572
AverageR18 221
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety