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OR Tambo (JNB) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to CHI flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
JNB - CHI
Price
R906 - R1 130
CHI
Temperature
-5 - 23 °C
CHI
Precipitation
43 - 125 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 226

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

R8 554

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago (JNB - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 9% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 35 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R14 904, or R14 904 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Chicago from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport average R14 628. You can even find prices in March for less than R14 628, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as R10 846. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 12%.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to CHI flights in October, November
20 Nov - 29 Nov
R10 890pp
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
11 Nov - 22 Nov
R11 021pp
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
16 Nov - 4 Mar
R11 124pp
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

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from OR Tambo found for this year
16 Dec - 31 Mar
R8 043pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Dec - 31 Mar
R8 087pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Nov - 29 Nov
R10 890pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Chicago
15:10 - 2:45
American Airlines
2 stops
43h 35m
JNB - ORD
American Airlines
R8 554
13:50 - 9:55
Emirates
1 stop
28h 05m
JNB - ORD
Emirates
R11 255
Jetabroad
14:20 - 4:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
22h 35m
JNB - ORD
Turkish Airlines
R11 547
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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Chicago

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.

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

Etihad Airways is one 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.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago for under R8 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago for under R8 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just R8 043, but on average you can expect to pay R11 299.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago is Etihad Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R8 043 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and British Airways, starting at R10 890 and R11 065 round-trip. Users have found that Etihad Airways is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R8 554. Users have also found prices from R10 802 and R11 255 on Qatar Airways and Emirates, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago?

Alitalia, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay R10 584 for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is R6 490 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at R8 043.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo will not be allowed to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from Chicago?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for October in Chicago
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
66.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Chicago

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Rockford (RFD)

Top 9 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
R9 599 R12 575 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R11 696 R14 408 No cancel fee 68%
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Alitalia
R11 806 R15 249 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
R11 973 R13 162 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
R12 271 R15 820 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R12 842 R16 478 No cancel fee 69%
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KLM
R12 964 R15 120 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R14 597 R16 015 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R15 586 R17 600 No cancel fee 76%
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