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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)

CPT - CHI
Price
R14 420 - R17 608
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

R14 420

From Cape Town to Chicago

One-way from

R7 999

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 6% 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 R15 646. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R15 646.

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 R11 386.

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 at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 7% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chicago in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CPT to CHI flights in December, January
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R15 125pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R16 152pp
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
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R16 168pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Cape Town found for this year
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R15 125pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R16 152pp
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
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R16 168pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar 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
13:10 - 12:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
31h 45m
CPT - ORD
Turkish Airlines
R8 000
Flights by SU
14:50 - 8:50
Qatar Airways
2 stops
50h 00m
CPT - ORD
Qatar Airways
R10 023
Ovago
19:30 - 8:19
KLM
2 stops
44h 49m
CPT - ORD
KLM
R11 831

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Chicago

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R12 260 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R12 260. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R11 677, but on average you can expect to pay R14 957.

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 British Airways 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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Chicago for under R12 260 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 20h 45m. 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 R11 678 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Ethiopian Air, from R12 490, and Turkish Airlines, from R13 869. Users have found that British Airways is 26% 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 Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R8 000. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and KLM, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Chicago for a low price.

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Chicago
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for December in Chicago
3.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
31.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines 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%
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KLM
R966 R1 207 No change fee 75%
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