Cheap flights from Australia to Chicago

SYD — CHI
17 Aug — 24 Aug1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Chicago?

To save on the cost of your flight from Australia to Chicago, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $2,591 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,591.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Australia in May are about $2,525 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,619.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Chicago (AU - CHI)?

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

Cheap flights from Australia to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Australia to CHI flights in August, September
28 Sep. - 30 Oct.
BNE

Brisbane

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 17m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

45h 37m
$1,390

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

25 Aug. - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

29h 00m
$1,506

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 35m
$1,534

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Australia to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Australia found for this year
4 Oct. - 25 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

44h 35m
$1,365

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

4 Oct. - 25 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

44h 35m
$1,372

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

3 Oct. - 28 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 35m
$1,376

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Australia to Chicago

4 Oct. - 25 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

44h 35m
$1,365

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

4 Oct. - 25 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

44h 35m
$1,372

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

3 Oct. - 28 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 35m
$1,376

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Australia to Chicago

21 Aug. - 16 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

23h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 35m
$3,889

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

20 Aug. - 14 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

23h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 35m
$4,268

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

20 Aug. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

23h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 20m
$4,346

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Australia, departing today and this week
21 Aug. - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

33h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

29h 00m
$1,721

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

21 Aug. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

33h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 35m
$1,751

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

21 Aug. - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

33h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 30m
$1,774

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Chicago
22 Sep.
BNE

Brisbane

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

48h 12m
$896

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

7 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MDW

Chicago Midway

3 stops

40h 44m
$937

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

7 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

41h 41m
$961

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to Chicago flights.

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 Canada, Cathay Pacific, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to Chicago for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Chicago for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $1,365, but on average you can expect to pay $1,434.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Chicago for under $1,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $1,800.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Chicago?

Most travellers choose Melbourne - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chicago O'Hare Intl or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chicago Midway when deciding on the best route from Australia to Chicago.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Australia to Chicago is generally $12,291, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,249. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $1,396 for that flight.

Departure points for flights from Australia to Chicago

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New ZealandCheapest$791Average$2,375FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$988Average$1,238FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Korean AirCheapest$1,131Average$1,310FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$1,249Average$2,541FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,280Average$1,945FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$1,292Average$1,693FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Japan AirlinesCheapest$1,399Average$1,688FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$1,454Average$1,819FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$1,502Average$2,038FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,753Average$2,066FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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