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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chicago

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Melbourne (MEL) to Chicago (CHI)

MEL - CHI
Price
$1,094 - $1,960
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

$1,194

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$1,094

From Melbourne to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Chicago?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 10%.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $1,323. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,000. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Chicago in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chicago in April, May 2021

3 May - 3 Aug
$2,296pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
3 May - 3 Aug
$2,502pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
3 May - 3 Aug
$2,550pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Chicago 2021 flight deals

4 Dec - 8 Dec
$1,825pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
4 Dec - 8 Dec
$1,828pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
4 Dec - 8 Dec
$1,834pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Chicago from Melbourne

18:55 - 11:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 15m
MEL - ORD
Qatar Airways
$1,515
KAYAK
13:00 - 10:40
Etihad Airways
2 stops
36h 40m
MEL - ORD
Etihad Airways
$1,552
KAYAK
10:25 - 06:50
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
59h 25m
MEL - MDW
Multiple Airlines
$1,945
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Chicago

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Chicago for under $2,362 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Chicago for under $2,362. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,296, but on average you can expect to pay $2,560.

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Cathay Pacific 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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Chicago for under $2,362 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically hotter than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Chicago?

For as low as $2,835, Qatar Airways can have you in Chicago from Melbourne in 31h 15m.

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

Currently priced at $2,835, Qatar Airways will fly you from Melbourne to Chicago and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,419 on Etihad Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from $1,489 and Delta from $1,975 one-way.

Destination information for Chicago

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.77
Average temperature for April in Chicago
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$701 $906 No cancel fee 62%

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Air New Zealand
$720 $926 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
$662 $982 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$813 $1,138 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
$693 $1,202 No cancel fee 71%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,014 $1,226 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
$881 $1,287 No cancel fee 74%
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