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Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chicago from R17 464

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 16/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — CHI
Jun 24 — Jul 11
1 adult
Mon 24/6
Mon 1/7

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Chicago are usually found in October or November, booked 3 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to Chicago

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to Chicago (CHI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 19 June 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

October

Average price

R21 545

Round-trip from

R16 177
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
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 Friday departure is the best way to save up to 15% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Chicago from Cape Town average R20 030. You can even find prices in October for less than R20 030, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as R14 653. The month of August 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 25%.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CPT to CHI?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to Chicago in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap British Airways flights from Cape Town to Chicago

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by British Airways for the route between Cape Town and Chicago. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest British Airways flights we've detected travelling from Cape Town to Chicago. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Mon 2/1218:45CPT - ORD
1 stop32h 00mBritish Airways
Mon 23/1216:50ORD - CPT
2 stops35h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/6R21 998
Mon 2/1214:00CPT - ORD
2 stops36h 45mBritish Airways
Mon 23/1216:50ORD - CPT
2 stops35h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/6R22 433
Mon 2/1218:45CPT - ORD
1 stop32h 00mBritish Airways
Mon 23/1218:35ORD - CPT
1 stop33h 25mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/6R22 488

Cheap United Airlines flights from Cape Town to Chicago

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Cape Town and Chicago. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced United Airlines flights we've found at this time heading from Cape Town to Chicago. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
1 stop34h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/88:53ORD - CPT
2 stops42h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R23 104
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
2 stops27h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/821:28ORD - CPT
2 stops53h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R24 102
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
1 stop34h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/87:00ORD - CPT
1 stop25h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R26 532
Fri 29/1120:50CPT - ORD
1 stop24h 52mUnited Airlines
Thu 5/128:57ORD - CPT
1 stop23h 13mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R93 360

Cheap Cape Town to Chicago flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to Chicago specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Prices were last updated on 19 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to Chicago in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 16/723:15CPT - ORD
2 stops29h 24mDelta
Tue 30/716:20ORD - CPT
1 stop22h 05mDelta
Deal found 18/6R17 464
Tue 16/723:15CPT - ORD
2 stops29h 24mKLM
Tue 30/710:30ORD - CPT
2 stops27h 55mKLM
Deal found 18/6R18 788
Tue 16/723:15CPT - ORD
1 stop22h 05mKLM
Tue 30/716:20ORD - CPT
1 stop22h 05mKLM
Deal found 18/6R19 459
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
1 stop34h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/88:53ORD - CPT
2 stops42h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R23 104
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
2 stops27h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/821:28ORD - CPT
2 stops53h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R24 102
Tue 16/723:00CPT - ORD
2 stops49h 16mKenya Airways
Tue 30/77:13ORD - CPT
3 stops47h 27mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/6R25 444
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
1 stop34h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/87:00ORD - CPT
1 stop25h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R26 532
Sun 14/714:30CPT - ORD
3 stops29h 46mMultiple Airlines
Sat 3/87:13ORD - CPT
3 stops47h 27mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6R27 964
Tue 16/714:30CPT - ORD
3 stops29h 46mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/77:13ORD - CPT
3 stops47h 27mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6R28 001

Cape Town to Chicago 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and Chicago in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to Chicago in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 16/723:15CPT - ORD
2 stops29h 24mDelta
Tue 30/716:20ORD - CPT
1 stop22h 05mDelta
Deal found 18/6R17 464
Tue 16/723:15CPT - ORD
2 stops29h 24mKLM
Tue 30/710:30ORD - CPT
2 stops27h 55mKLM
Deal found 18/6R18 788
Tue 16/723:15CPT - ORD
1 stop22h 05mKLM
Tue 30/716:20ORD - CPT
1 stop22h 05mKLM
Deal found 18/6R19 459
Mon 2/1218:45CPT - ORD
1 stop32h 00mBritish Airways
Mon 23/1216:50ORD - CPT
2 stops35h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/6R21 998
Mon 2/1214:00CPT - ORD
2 stops36h 45mBritish Airways
Mon 23/1216:50ORD - CPT
2 stops35h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/6R22 433
Mon 2/1218:45CPT - ORD
1 stop32h 00mBritish Airways
Mon 23/1218:35ORD - CPT
1 stop33h 25mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/6R22 488
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
1 stop34h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/88:53ORD - CPT
2 stops42h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R23 104
Sun 14/720:00CPT - ORD
2 stops27h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 3/821:28ORD - CPT
2 stops53h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R24 102
Tue 16/723:00CPT - ORD
2 stops49h 16mKenya Airways
Tue 30/77:13ORD - CPT
3 stops47h 27mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/6R25 444

Find flights from Cape Town to Chicago within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to Chicago that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.

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R17 464 - R37 123

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Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Tue 16/7

2 stops29h 24m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 30/7

1 stop22h 05m

R17 464

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Tue 16/7

2 stops29h 24m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 30/7

2 stops27h 55m

R18 788

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Tue 16/7

1 stop22h 05m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 30/7

1 stop22h 05m

R19 459

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Mon 2/12

1 stop32h 00m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 23/12

2 stops35h 10m

R21 998

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Mon 2/12

2 stops36h 45m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 23/12

2 stops35h 10m

R22 433

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Sun 14/7

1 stop34h 15m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 3/8

2 stops42h 02m

R23 104

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Tue 16/7

2 stops49h 16m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 30/7

3 stops47h 27m

R25 444

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Sun 14/7

3 stops29h 46m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 3/8

3 stops47h 27m

R27 964

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Sun 14/7

2 stops24h 30m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 3/8

3 stops41h 17m

R37 123

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Deals found on 18/6

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to Chicago. Price data was last updated on 14 June 2024.
Booking 3 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Cape Town to 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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What is the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to Chicago. Price data was last updated on 9 June 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to Chicago flight should consider departing on Thursday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Chicago

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Chicago from Cape Town with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Chicago by month

Plan your trip to Chicago by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Chicago, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 23.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around -5.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Chicago

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chicago. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chicago. Reviews last updated 19 June 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with British Airways, United Airlines and Ethiopian Air from Cape Town to Chicago have to say. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,0
Very Good
10 000 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,9
Good
1 442 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,4
Good
10 000 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,3
Good
773 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Comfort

8,1

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to Chicago. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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. 9 airlines have flights to Chicago from Cape Town Intl on a regular basis.

  • Can I find flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R17 500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R17 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just R17 464, but on average you can expect to pay R36 289.

  • 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 R17 464. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are KLM, from R18 788, and British Airways, from R21 998. Delta is 12% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • What does CPT to ORD mean?

    Great question - CPT to ORD just means Cape Town Intl Airport to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to Chicago that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cape Town to Chicago flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cape Town to Chicago with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cape Town to Chicago flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to Chicago that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cape Town to Chicago flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cape Town to Chicago.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cape Town to Chicago by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to Chicago that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cape Town to Chicago offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cape Town to Chicago flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cape Town to Chicago flight deals updated?

    The Cape Town to Chicago flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/6.

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

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Top 9 airlines flying from Cape Town to Chicago

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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR14 508AverageR19 594FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Ethiopian AirCheapestR14 814AverageR21 500FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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KLMCheapestR16 385AverageR21 531FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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DeltaCheapestR16 674AverageR20 167FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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United AirlinesCheapestR16 680AverageR23 265FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Turkish AirlinesCheapestR17 049AverageR18 058FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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British AirwaysCheapestR17 849AverageR20 462FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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SWISSCheapestR18 859AverageR19 364FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
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EmiratesCheapestR23 692AverageR26 347FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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