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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHI flight in 2021: compare Australia to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Australia in February are about $1,372 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $1,037.

Cheap flights from Australia to Chicago in July, August 2021

The best prices found for Australia to CHI flights in July, August
24 Aug - 30 Sep
$2,296pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Aug - 2 Oct
$2,363pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Aug - 30 Sep
$2,616pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
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2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Australia to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Australia found for this year
1 Oct - 1 Feb
$1,839pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
ANA
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ANA
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Oct - 1 Feb
$2,281pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
ANA
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ANA
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Aug - 30 Sep
$2,296pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Chicago from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Chicago
18:05 - 11:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 05m
BNE - ORD
Qatar Airways
$1,322
Travel2Be
03:00 - 15:48
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3 stops
27h 48m
MEL - ORD
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17:25 - 10:40
Etihad Airways
1 stop
32h 15m
MEL - ORD
Etihad Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Australia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Australia to Chicago

Can I find flights from Australia to Chicago for under $1,906 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Chicago for under $1,906. The cheapest flight booked recently is on ANA for just $1,839, but on average you can expect to pay $2,461.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Australia to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Air Canada are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Chicago for under $1,906 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Australia to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

When booking a flight from Australia to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Cathay Pacific as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Chicago?

While some choose either Melbourne - Chicago O'Hare Intl or Brisbane - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chicago O'Hare Intl is the most popular route from Australia to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $3,111 for a flight from Australia to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $626 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $1,464.

How long does is the flight from Australia to Chicago?

For as low as $5,604, United Airlines can have you in Chicago from Australia in 19h 12m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to Chicago return?

ANA, at $1,839, was found to be the cheapest airline from Australia to Chicago. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air New Zealand.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,322. Users have also found tickets on Etihad Airways for as little as $1,333.

Departure points for flights from Australia to Chicago

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.74
Average temperature for August in Chicago
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
98.0 mm

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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China Eastern
$701 $879 No cancel fee 62%

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Korean Air
$803 $1,023 No cancel fee 81%
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Air New Zealand
$683 $1,032 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
$662 $1,039 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$753 $1,078 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$807 $1,160 No cancel fee 74%
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Japan Airlines
$975 $1,181 No cancel fee 79%

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Cathay Pacific
$917 $1,198 No cancel fee 72%
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ANA
$861 $1,317 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$693 $1,364 No cancel fee 71%
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