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The best prices from Johannesburg to Chicago are usually found in March or February, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

JNB - CHI
Price
R13 894 - R17 329
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 894

From Johannesburg to Chicago

One-way from

R9 922

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 R15 657. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R15 657.

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 R15 367. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R11 394. 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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for JNB to CHI flights in December, January
18 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 244pp
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
18 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 413pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 842pp
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

Johannesburg to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Johannesburg found for this year
18 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 244pp
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
18 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 413pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 842pp
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

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 16 Dec
R15 182pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Dec - 16 Dec
R16 225pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Dec - 16 Dec
R24 077pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Chicago from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Chicago
14:20 - 12:45
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
30h 25m
JNB - ORD
Turkish Airlines
R9 922
Bookingwiz.co.th
14:20 - 8:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
26h 30m
JNB - ORD
Qatar Airways
R10 459
Bookingwiz.co.th
1:50 - 12:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
43h 05m
JNB - ORD
Multiple Airlines
R10 904
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Chicago

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R10 735 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R10 735. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R10 244, but on average you can expect to pay R11 210.

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 Qatar Airways. 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 735 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R15 335?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Johannesburg to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than R15 335.

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 55m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R48 736. 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 245, 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 British Airways and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R11 686 and R11 839, respectively. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago for 33% 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 Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R6 779. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and British Airways, 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

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 December in Chicago
3.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
31.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 9 airlines from Johannesburg to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
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 change 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 change 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 change fee 76%
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