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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 Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Chicago (CHI)

MEL - CHI
Price
$1,080 - $1,934
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

Round-trip from

$1,080

From Melbourne to Chicago

One-way from

$1,115

One-way flight 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 12%.

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 $1,305. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $987. 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 24% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MEL to CHI flights in January, February
22 Feb - 28 Feb
$3,120pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
22 Feb - 28 Feb
$3,330pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$3,400pp
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

Cheap flights to Chicago from Melbourne found for this year
11 Oct - 15 Oct
$1,334pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
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Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
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Melbourne
11 Oct - 15 Oct
$1,336pp
MEL
Melbourne
Japan Airlines
 
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Chicago O'Hare Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Melbourne
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$1,379pp
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Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
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One-way flights to Chicago from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Chicago
05:30 - 10:37
United Airlines
1 stop
20h 07m
MEL - ORD
United Airlines
$1,115
United
20:35 - 07:09
Japan Airlines
2 stops
49h 34m
MEL - ORD
Japan Airlines
$1,295
Jettzy
20:25 - 19:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 55m
MEL - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$1,432
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Chicago

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Chicago for under $3,237 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Chicago for under $3,237. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $3,120, but on average you can expect to pay $4,921.

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 $3,107 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.

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 $1,115 on United Airlines. Another option is Japan Airlines, who have fights from $1,231.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Chicago
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.78
Average temperature for January in Chicago
1.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 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.

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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