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The best prices from Johannesburg to Chicago are usually found in February or May, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Chicago (CHI)

JNB - CHI
Price
R12 859 - R18 513
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm
Popular in January High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from 12 859 kr From Johannesburg to Chicago
One-way from 622 kr One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 32 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from Johannesburg to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 32 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 R274 997. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R274 997.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago?

February can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R16 065. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R10 964. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago (JNB - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Chicago in September, October 2020

The best prices found for JNB to CHI flights in September, October
20 Oct - 10 Nov
R750pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Oct - 12 Jan
R775pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 10 Nov
R819pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Johannesburg found for this year
20 Oct - 10 Nov
R750pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Dec - 7 Jan
R772pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Oct - 12 Jan
R775pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Chicago from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Chicago
15:10 - 11:45
Emirates
1 stop
27h 35m
JNB - ORD
Emirates
R10 164
KAYAK
14:20 - 14:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
31h 35m
JNB - ORD
Turkish Airlines
R10 638
KAYAK
10:10 - 12:32
Ethiopian Air
3 stops
33h 22m
JNB - ORD
Ethiopian Air
R13 922
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Chicago

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R613, but on average you can expect to pay R815.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R600 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally hotter than Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Chicago?

A quick flight from Johannesburg to Chicago can take about 23h 45m. SWISS provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R15 899. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Chicago return?

Currently priced at R10 017, Ethiopian Air will fly you from Johannesburg to Chicago and back. In addition to Ethiopian Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R11 994 and R12 615, respectively. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago for 37% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R8 612. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Johannesburg to Chicago for a low price.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg to Chicago
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
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