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Cheap flights from Sydney to Chicago

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to CHI flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
SYD - CHI
Price
$1,166 - $1,947
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Precipitation
17 - 109 mm

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January

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,166

From Sydney to Chicago

One-way from

$1,427

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Chicago?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Sydney to Chicago. 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.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $1,370 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,036. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Chicago (SYD - CHI)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Sydney to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Sydney to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Sydney found for this year
1 Dec - 15 Dec
$2,614pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Fiji Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Dec - 15 Dec
$3,522pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Dec - 15 Dec
$3,869pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Chicago from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Chicago
17:15 - 10:40
Etihad Airways
1 stop
33h 25m
SYD - ORD
Etihad Airways
18:10 - 10:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
55h 45m
SYD - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$1,477
Kiwi.com
06:30 - 19:41
Delta
2 stops
29h 11m
SYD - MDW
Delta
$1,579
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Chicago?

For a flight from Sydney to Chicago, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 7.5 km from the centre of the city. Kingsford Smith is the only Sydney airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 10 airlines have flights to Chicago from Sydney Kingsford Smith on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Air New Zealand, and American Airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Chicago for under $2,719 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Chicago for under $2,719. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,614, but on average you can expect to pay $6,589.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Chicago for under $2,583 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 29 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is hotter than in Sydney. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Chicago?

Departing from Sydney to Chicago will take you 19h 12m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $3,522. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $4,629 and $10,279, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,362 on Etihad Airways. Another option is Delta, who have fights from $1,578.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.74
Average temperature for July in Chicago
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
95.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
$728 $904 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air New Zealand
$729 $980 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$753 $1,019 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
$807 $1,021 No cancel fee 67%
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Korean Air
$856 $1,116 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$828 $1,153 No cancel fee 74%
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Japan Airlines
$975 $1,181 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$977 $1,188 No cancel fee 72%
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American Airlines
$838 $1,212 No cancel fee 71%
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ANA
$1,266 $1,520 No cancel fee 80%
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