Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chicago

MEL — CHI
17 May — 24 May1
Return
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The best prices from Melbourne to Chicago are usually found in August or May, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to CHI flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

MEL - CHI

Price

$834 - $1,494

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

CHI

Rainfall

43 - 125 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average price$1,207Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$1,197From Melbourne to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Chicago?

Flights from Melbourne to Chicago are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 16% by booking at least 51 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 Melbourne to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,415.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Melbourne in August are about $1,384 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $908.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Chicago (MEL - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Chicago in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 32% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to CHI flights in May, June
1 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

31h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 25m
$2,010

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/5/22

1 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

31h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

40h 00m
$2,026

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/5/22

7 Jun. - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

35h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

32h 21m
$2,119

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

Melbourne to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Melbourne found for this year
2 Sep. - 14 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

46h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

58h 40m
$1,611

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

11 Sep. - 20 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

46h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

52h 48m
$1,636

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

3 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

23h 11m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 00m
$1,657

Air Canada

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Deal found 12/5/22

Cheap Japan Airlines flights from Melbourne to Chicago

9 Sep. - 1 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

49h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

42h 30m
$1,830

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 9/5/22

9 Sep. - 1 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

46h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 25m
$1,832

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 9/5/22

1 Sep. - 14 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

49h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

46h 35m
$1,877

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Melbourne to Chicago

26 Aug. - 11 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

34h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 15m
$1,799

Air Canada

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Deal found 11/5/22

26 Aug. - 11 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

34h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 15m
$1,811

Air Canada

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Deal found 10/5/22

26 Aug. - 11 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

34h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 15m
$1,831

Air Canada

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Deal found 9/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Melbourne, departing today and this week
19 May - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 00m
$2,571

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/22

19 May - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

4 stops

38h 54m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 15m
$2,617

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/22

19 May - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

30h 49m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 15m
$2,640

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Chicago
25 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 46m
$1,147

Air Canada

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Deal found 11/5/22

6 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

51h 05m
$1,158

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 9/5/22

17 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

34h 16m
$1,167

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, and Japan 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 Melbourne to Chicago for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Chicago for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,611, but on average you can expect to pay $1,719.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Chicago for under $2,600?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Melbourne to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $2,600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Chicago round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Chicago round-trip from $1,799. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Japan Airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air Canada, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,147. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air India and Japan Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne to Chicago for a low price.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Chicago are American Airlines, Air Canada and Cathay Pacific. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Chicago is $1,451. On average you can expect to pay $3,605. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $1,698.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China EasternCheapest$1,006Average$1,300FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$1,455Average$1,760FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,486Average$2,480FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Japan AirlinesCheapest$1,505Average$1,707FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,786Average$1,981FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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