Cheap flights from South Africa to Illinois

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Illinois

All the information you need to plan the best null to ORD flight in 2022: compare South Africa to Illinois flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Illinois.
What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Illinois?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Illinois from South Africa. Users have commonly found prices around R16 037 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R11 891. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Illinois (ZA - IL)?

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

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

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 South Africa to Illinois 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 R16 339. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R16 339.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Illinois in May, June 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to Illinois flights in May, June
24 May - 31 May
R10 322pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 6 Jun
R11 426pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 May - 4 Jun
R11 442pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from South Africa found for this year
24 May - 31 May
R10 322pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Sep - 16 Oct
R11 218pp
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
23 May - 6 Jun
R11 426pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Illinois

Late deals on return flights to Illinois from South Africa, departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
R10 322pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 6 Jun
R11 426pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 May - 4 Jun
R11 442pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Illinois from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Illinois
11:40 - 10:30
RwandAir
3 stops
29h 50m
CPT - ORD
RwandAir
R10 370
12:45 - 5:50
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
24h 05m
CPT - ORD
Turkish Airlines
R10 450
Kiwi.com
10:35 - 4:00
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
24h 25m
CPT - ORD
Ethiopian Air
R10 562

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> to <span class="emphasized">Illinois</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Illinois

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

Qatar Airways, British Airways, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Illinois for under R11 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Illinois for under R11 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R11 218, but on average you can expect to pay R13 011.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Illinois for under R10 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Illinois within the next 7 days for less than R10 400.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R9 298. Users have also found prices from R9 458 and R10 370 on Ethiopian Air and RwandAir, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Illinois (IL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Illinois from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Illinois

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Illinois.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Illinois?

Returning to South Africa from Illinois

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Destination points for flights from South Africa to Illinois

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Destination information for Illinois

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Illinois.
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Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing

Bloomington-Normal (BMI)
Champaign University-Willard (CMI)
Decatur Arpt (DEC)
Moline Quad-City (MLI)
Marion Williamson County (MWA)

Top 8 airlines flying from South Africa to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Illinois 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
Qatar Airways
R9 310 R11 344 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R10 230 R12 617 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R11 110 R16 325 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R11 474 R12 153 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R11 579 R15 195 No cancel fee 70%
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Ethiopian Air
R11 716 R13 490 No cancel fee 72%
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ITA Airways
R12 942 R16 717 No cancel fee 81%
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United Airlines
R15 805 R15 839 No cancel fee 69%
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