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Johannesburg (JNB) to Chicago (CHI)

JNB - CHI
Price
R13 173 - R16 430
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 173

From Johannesburg to Chicago

One-way from

R9 553

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 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from Johannesburg 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 845. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R14 845.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R14 570. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R10 803. 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 February, March 2021

1 Mar - 1 Dec
R14 496pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Mar - 1 Dec
R14 511pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Mar - 1 Dec
R14 569pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Chicago 2021 flight deals

20 Sep - 4 Oct
R10 207pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Jun - 30 Jun
R10 396pp
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
12 May - 16 May
R10 599pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from Johannesburg

16:00 - 11:30
SWISS
1 stop
26h 30m
JNB - ORD
SWISS
R9 553
swiss
15:30 - 15:40
Lufthansa
2 stops
55h 10m
JNB - ORD
Lufthansa
R9 931
Tripmonster
14:50 - 13:45
Air France
1 stop
29h 55m
JNB - ORD
Air France
R10 149

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Chicago

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R11 632 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R11 632. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R10 396, but on average you can expect to pay R15 717.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Ethiopian Air, and KLM. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R10 178 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 05m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R45 684. 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 396, British Airways will fly you from Johannesburg to Chicago and back. In addition to British Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and KLM - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R11 545 and R14 424, respectively. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago for 28% 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 Lufthansa, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R9 422. However, be on the lookout for offers from SWISS and KLM, as they are both options that can get you from Johannesburg to Chicago for a low price.

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Destination information for Chicago

Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for February in Chicago
4.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 9 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R658 R861 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R820 R902 No cancel fee 70%
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Qatar Airways
R801 R987 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
R888 R1 036 No cancel fee 75%
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Alitalia
R809 R1 045 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R841 R1 084 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R1 000 R1 097 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R880 R1 129 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
R1 068 R1 206 No cancel fee 76%
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