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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
R787 - R1 133
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 R787 From Johannesburg to Chicago
One-way from R643 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 R291 838. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R291 838.

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 549. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R11 295. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for JNB to CHI flights in July, August
15 Jul - 28 Sep
R913pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Jul - 28 Sep
R926pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jul - 4 Oct
R932pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Johannesburg found for this year
10 Sep - 20 Sep
R734pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Sep - 20 Sep
R835pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Sep - 20 Sep
R885pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Chicago from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Chicago
10:10 - 3:55
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
24h 45m
JNB - ORD
Ethiopian Air
R10 824
Travelgenio
21:55 - 12:10
Etihad Airways
2 stops
45h 15m
JNB - ORD
Etihad Airways
R12 558
DreamWorldTravel
15:00 - 9:00
Lufthansa
1 stop
25h 00m
JNB - ORD
Lufthansa
R12 659
Lufthansa

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Chicago

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R734, but on average you can expect to pay R915.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Chicago for under R700 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.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 705 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago.

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.

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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 = $0,06
Average temperature for July in Chicago
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
95.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)