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South Africa to Chicago (CHI)

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

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 35 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from South Africa to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R15 401.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Chicago from South Africa average R15 116. You can even find prices in March for less than R15 116, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as R11 207. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 12%.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Chicago in March, April 2021

30 Mar - 5 May
R10 604pp
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
2 Apr - 3 May
R10 921pp
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
30 Mar - 5 May
R11 298pp
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

South Africa to Chicago 2021 flight deals

30 Mar - 5 May
R10 604pp
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
18 Jun - 30 Jun
R10 815pp
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
18 Jun - 30 Jun
R10 861pp
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

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Chicago

6 Mar - 13 Mar
R17 482pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
6 Mar - 13 Mar
R17 920pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
6 Mar - 12 Mar
R18 900pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from South Africa

15:20 - 8:10
British Airways
1 stop
23h 50m
JNB - ORD
British Airways
R8 749
15:20 - 15:28
American Airlines
2 stops
31h 08m
JNB - ORD
American Airlines
R8 900
15:25 - 9:35
SWISS
2 stops
25h 10m
JNB - ORD
SWISS
R10 273
swiss

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Chicago

Can I find flights from South Africa to Chicago for under R12 067 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Chicago for under R12 067. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R10 604, but on average you can expect to pay R11 841.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from South Africa to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and KLM are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Chicago for under R10 559 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Africa 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 South Africa to Chicago for under R18 101?

There are currently 4+ open flights from South Africa to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than R18 101.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Chicago?

When booking a flight from South Africa to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Alitalia, British Airways or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Chicago?

The most popular route from South Africa to Chicago is Johannesburg OR Tambo - Chicago O'Hare Intl. You may also consider Johannesburg OR Tambo - Chicago Midway or Cape Town Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Chicago? While on average our users pay R13 654, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R6 707. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around R10 967.

How long does is the flight from South Africa to Chicago?

A quick flight from South Africa to Chicago can take about 21h 20m. KLM provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R14 436. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Africa to Chicago return?

Currently priced at R10 605, Turkish Airlines will fly you from South Africa to Chicago and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from British Airways and Ethiopian Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R10 816 and R11 298, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R8 734. Users have also found prices from R8 870 and R10 273 on British Airways and American Airlines, respectively.

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Destination information for Chicago

Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for March in Chicago
10.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
40.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 9 airlines flying from South Africa 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 R1 027 No cancel fee 68%
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Alitalia
R809 R1 045 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R841 R1 047 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R1 000 R1 097 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R888 R1 122 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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