Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chicago

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The best prices from Cape Town 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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to CHI flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CPT - CHI
Price
R13 767 - R16 810
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 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

R13 767

From Cape Town to Chicago

One-way from

R9 890

One-way flight from Cape Town to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from Cape Town to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R14 938. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R14 938.

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

Flights from Cape Town to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to Chicago in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at R10 870.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Chicago in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 4% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chicago in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CPT to CHI flights in July, August
10 Aug - 21 Aug
R15 757pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Aug - 21 Aug
R15 889pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Aug - 21 Aug
R15 991pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Cape Town found for this year
25 Dec - 31 Dec
R12 407pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Dec - 31 Dec
R12 480pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Dec - 31 Dec
R12 787pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Chicago
15:30 - 19:09
United Airlines
2 stops
34h 39m
CPT - ORD
United Airlines
R9 891
United
15:35 - 9:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
48h 55m
CPT - ORD
Multiple Airlines
R14 163
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Chicago

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 R13 167 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R13 167. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R12 407, but on average you can expect to pay R15 435.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R11 704 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally hotter than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Chicago?

Departing from Cape Town to Chicago will take you 22h 05m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Chicago return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to Chicago from R12 407 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Turkish Airlines, from R13 372, and United Airlines, from R15 757. Users have found that British Airways is 17% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Lufthansa, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R9 656. Check flights for United Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for July in Chicago
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
95.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Emirates
R896 R1 040 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R866 R1 047 No cancel fee 68%
Search Qatar Airways flights
KLM
R966 R1 207 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
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