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Cheap flights from South Africa to Chicago from R10 449

This is the cheapest one-way flight price, found on 7/12. Prices may vary by date and flight preferences.
JNB — CHI
Dec 12 — Dec 191
1 adult
Tue 12/12
Tue 19/12

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Chicago from South Africa average R20 511. You can even find prices in May for less than R20 511, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as R16 204. The month of August 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 28%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Chicago (ZA - CHI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to Chicago as you normally would.

Cheap RwandAir flights from South Africa to Chicago

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by RwandAir for the route between South Africa and Chicago. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced RwandAir flights heading from South Africa to Chicago. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria

Cheap United Airlines flights from South Africa to Chicago

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between South Africa and Chicago. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available United Airlines flights departing from South Africa and landing in Chicago. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.

Cheap South Africa to Chicago flights in December & January 2023

Find cheap flight options from South Africa to Chicago specifically for the months of December and January 2023. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Prices were last updated on 8 December 2023.
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South Africa to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Africa and Chicago in 2023. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.
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South Africa to Chicago flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from South Africa to Chicago for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.
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One-way flights to Chicago from South Africa

Search for one-way flight options from South Africa to Chicago. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.
Users in need of a one-way flight from South Africa to Chicago can choose from these deals. Users can also find round-trip South Africa to Chicago flights by using the search form above.

Find flights from South Africa to Chicago within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Africa to Chicago that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.

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R14 254 - R19 630

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Johannesburg OR TamboChicago O'Hare Intl

JNB - ORD

JNBORD

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 3/3

2 stops42h 30m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 19/4

1 stop36h 00m

R14 254

Johannesburg OR TamboChicago O'Hare Intl

JNB - ORD

JNBORD

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 3/3

2 stops42h 30m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 19/4

2 stops34h 20m

R14 671

Johannesburg OR TamboChicago O'Hare Intl

JNB - ORD

JNBORD

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 1/4

1 stop21h 55m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 30/4

1 stop30h 10m

R16 185

Johannesburg OR TamboChicago O'Hare Intl

JNB - ORD

JNBORD

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 25/1

2 stops43h 56m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 23/5

2 stops29h 55m

R16 261

Johannesburg OR TamboChicago O'Hare Intl

JNB - ORD

JNBORD

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 25/1

2 stops29h 50m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 23/5

1 stop33h 30m

R17 188

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Mon 22/1

2 stops29h 04m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 21/2

1 stop22h 15m

R17 245

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Tue 23/1

1 stop28h 45m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 21/2

1 stop22h 15m

R17 378

Durban King Shaka IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

DUR - ORD

DURORD

Durban King Shaka Intl

Sun 11/2

2 stops28h 20m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 25/2

3 stops62h 25m

R19 555

Cape Town IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

CPT - ORD

CPTORD

Cape Town Intl

Sat 24/2

2 stops25h 35m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 13/3

1 stop21h 45m

R19 630

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Reviews of airlines servicing Chicago

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chicago. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chicago. Reviews last updated 8 December 2023.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with RwandAir, United Airlines and KLM from South Africa to Chicago by reading reviews from past customers. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,1
Very Good
341 reviews

Entertainment

8,0

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,6

Overall

8,1

Crew

8,7

Boarding

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Though the menu had vegetarian food mentioned, they ran out very quickly. The airlines should be more inclusive of the dietary needs and bring in more vegetarian food if they are to advertise it.

8,1
Very Good
341 reviews
8,1
Very Good
341 reviews

Entertainment

8,0

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,6

Overall

8,1

Crew

8,7

Boarding

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Though the menu had vegetarian food mentioned, they ran out very quickly. The airlines should be more inclusive of the dietary needs and bring in more vegetarian food if they are to advertise it.

7,9
Good
1 316 reviews
8,1
Very Good
341 reviews

Entertainment

8,0

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,6

Overall

8,1

Crew

8,7

Boarding

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Though the menu had vegetarian food mentioned, they ran out very quickly. The airlines should be more inclusive of the dietary needs and bring in more vegetarian food if they are to advertise it.

7,9
Good
3 035 reviews
8,1
Very Good
341 reviews

Entertainment

8,0

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,6

Overall

8,1

Crew

8,7

Boarding

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Though the menu had vegetarian food mentioned, they ran out very quickly. The airlines should be more inclusive of the dietary needs and bring in more vegetarian food if they are to advertise it.

7,6
Good
276 reviews
8,1
Very Good
341 reviews

Entertainment

8,0

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,6

Overall

8,1

Crew

8,7

Boarding

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Though the menu had vegetarian food mentioned, they ran out very quickly. The airlines should be more inclusive of the dietary needs and bring in more vegetarian food if they are to advertise it.

7,5
Good
125 reviews
8,1
Very Good
341 reviews

Entertainment

8,0

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,6

Overall

8,1

Crew

8,7

Boarding

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Though the menu had vegetarian food mentioned, they ran out very quickly. The airlines should be more inclusive of the dietary needs and bring in more vegetarian food if they are to advertise it.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Africa to Chicago. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Chicago for under R14 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Chicago for under R14 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just R14 254, but on average you can expect to pay R16 829.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Chicago for under R17 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than R17 400.

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

R10 979 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Etihad Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from R11 093 and R12 702, respectively.

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

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

What does JNB to ORD mean?

Great question - JNB to ORD just means Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD).

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Alternative routes for South Africa to Chicago
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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Chicago

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from South Africa to Chicago. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 697 326 searches. Data last updated 8 December 2023.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
DeltaCheapestR12 617AverageR17 198FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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KLMCheapestR13 264AverageR20 183FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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JetBlueCheapestR13 379AverageR15 295FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Ethiopian AirCheapestR14 775AverageR20 719FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR14 833AverageR19 156FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Etihad AirwaysCheapestR14 863AverageR21 626FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Turkish AirlinesCheapestR15 829AverageR17 043FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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British AirwaysCheapestR16 089AverageR19 131FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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Air FranceCheapestR16 814AverageR24 518FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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United AirlinesCheapestR16 986AverageR22 447FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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