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Cheap flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport from $815

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Melbourne Airport departing on 17/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHI — MEL
5 mar. — 12 mar.1
1 adult
tir. 5/3
tir. 12/3

The best prices from Chicago to Melbourne are usually found in October or May, booked 12 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Chicago to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne (MEL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$3,102

Round-trip from

$313
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 37%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Melbourne Airport, book at least 13 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 595% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $412 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,864.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $3,070 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $318. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Chicago and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.
Find some of the cheapest Air New Zealand flights travelling from Chicago to Melbourne. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
lør. 2/316:04ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 41mAir New Zealand
lør. 9/311:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,989
man. 8/413:01ORD - MEL
1 stop27h 29mAir New Zealand
fre. 19/408:45MEL - ORD
1 stop24h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$1,998
man. 5/819:35ORD - MEL
1 stop20h 55mAir New Zealand
ons. 21/812:10MEL - ORD
1 stop21h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,000
søn. 7/421:05ORD - MEL
1 stop22h 45mAir New Zealand
fre. 19/409:30MEL - ORD
1 stop25h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$2,001
man. 5/809:00ORD - MEL
1 stop31h 30mAir New Zealand
tor. 22/812:10MEL - ORD
2 stops27h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,005
lør. 16/316:05ORD - MEL
2 stops26h 40mAir New Zealand
ons. 27/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$2,009
ons. 24/418:15ORD - MEL
1 stop22h 15mAir New Zealand
ons. 8/512:10MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 13mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$2,014
ons. 15/518:10ORD - MEL
1 stop22h 20mAir New Zealand
ons. 22/508:45MEL - ORD
1 stop24h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,015
ons. 26/617:50ORD - MEL
1 stop22h 40mAir New Zealand
tor. 18/712:10MEL - ORD
2 stops32h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$2,017

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Cathay Pacific for the route between Chicago and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Cathay Pacific flights we've found at this time heading from Chicago to Melbourne. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
tor. 4/415:20ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 55mCathay Pacific
ons. 17/423:45MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 40mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$2,544
tir. 9/415:20ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 55mCathay Pacific
man. 15/414:25MEL - ORD
1 stop39h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$2,569
lør. 6/415:20ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 55mCathay Pacific
ons. 17/423:45MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 40mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$2,587
lør. 16/315:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
ons. 27/315:35MEL - ORD
1 stop38h 25mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$2,603
tor. 14/315:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
ons. 20/301:00MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$2,732
lør. 2/314:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
fre. 8/301:00MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$2,885
tor. 14/315:40ORD - MEL
2 stops32h 55mCathay Pacific
man. 1/400:50MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 35mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$12,910
tir. 12/315:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
man. 1/415:25MEL - ORD
1 stop39h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$15,337
tor. 14/315:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
man. 1/415:25MEL - ORD
1 stop39h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$15,358

Cheap Chicago to Melbourne flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Chicago to Melbourne specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 marts 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Chicago to Melbourne in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
man. 11/318:32ORD - MEL
1 stop21h 58mUnited Airlines
man. 18/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,505
man. 11/318:15ORD - MEL
2 stops23h 45mUnited Airlines
man. 18/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,513
ons. 13/318:32ORD - MEL
1 stop21h 58mUnited Airlines
tir. 26/312:00MEL - ORD
1 stop33h 12mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,519
søn. 17/315:55ORD - MEL
1 stop26h 05mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop22h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,582
søn. 17/316:11ORD - MEL
2 stops24h 19mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 52mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,590
tor. 14/316:40ORD - MEL
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
tor. 21/306:00MEL - ORD
2 stops25h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,596
tor. 14/310:35ORD - MEL
1 stop29h 55mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop22h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,659
tor. 14/318:32ORD - MEL
1 stop21h 58mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,666
lør. 2/316:04ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 41mAir New Zealand
lør. 9/311:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,989

Chicago to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Chicago and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Chicago to Melbourne in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
man. 11/318:32ORD - MEL
1 stop21h 58mUnited Airlines
man. 18/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,505
man. 11/318:15ORD - MEL
2 stops23h 45mUnited Airlines
man. 18/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,513
ons. 13/318:32ORD - MEL
1 stop21h 58mUnited Airlines
tir. 26/312:00MEL - ORD
1 stop33h 12mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,519
søn. 17/315:55ORD - MEL
1 stop26h 05mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop22h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,582
søn. 17/316:11ORD - MEL
2 stops24h 19mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 52mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,590
tor. 14/316:40ORD - MEL
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
tor. 21/306:00MEL - ORD
2 stops25h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,596
tor. 14/310:35ORD - MEL
1 stop29h 55mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop22h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,659
tor. 14/318:32ORD - MEL
1 stop21h 58mUnited Airlines
tor. 21/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,666
lør. 2/316:04ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 41mAir New Zealand
lør. 9/311:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,989

Chicago to Melbourne flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Chicago to Melbourne for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Chicago to Melbourne. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
lør. 2/316:04ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 41mAir New Zealand
lør. 9/311:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,989
man. 4/315:55ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 50mAir New Zealand
man. 18/310:30MEL - ORD
1 stop20h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,009
lør. 2/316:04ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 41mAir New Zealand
lør. 9/312:05MEL - ORD
2 stops28h 07mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,038
man. 4/315:55ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 50mAir New Zealand
man. 18/312:05MEL - ORD
2 stops33h 07mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,134
tor. 14/321:05ORD - MEL
3 stops31h 35mTurkish Airlines
tor. 21/322:30MEL - ORD
2 stops36h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 28/2$2,177
tor. 14/315:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
ons. 20/301:00MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$2,732
ons. 13/316:40ORD - MEL
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
tir. 26/307:00MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$2,856
lør. 2/315:45ORD - MEL
1 stop24h 45mAir New Zealand
lør. 9/318:55MEL - ORD
1 stop38h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$2,872
lør. 2/314:40ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
fre. 8/301:00MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$2,885

One-way flights to Melbourne from Chicago

Search for one-way flight options from Chicago to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Chicago to Melbourne, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Chicago to Melbourne should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
fre. 17/522:55ORD - MEL
3 stops49h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$815
fre. 2/818:20ORD - MEL
2 stops54h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$885
lør. 30/313:40ORD - MEL
3 stops42h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$964
lør. 30/317:03MDW - MEL
2 stops31h 32mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$982
lør. 30/309:00ORD - MEL
2 stops39h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$998
søn. 17/313:40ORD - MEL
3 stops47h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,024
ons. 6/312:30ORD - MEL
3 stops47h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,042
lør. 30/317:21MDW - MEL
3 stops31h 14mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,053
søn. 17/321:05ORD - MEL
2 stops32h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,142

Find flights from Chicago to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Chicago to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 marts 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,443 - $2,798

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

søn. 17/3

2 stops27h 25m

Melbourne

man. 29/4

2 stops24h 49m

$1,443

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

man. 11/3

1 stop21h 58m

Melbourne

man. 18/3

1 stop20h 25m

$1,505

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

søn. 17/3

1 stop21h 58m

Melbourne

man. 29/4

1 stop27h 26m

$1,506

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

man. 8/4

1 stop27h 29m

Melbourne

fre. 19/4

1 stop24h 30m

$1,998

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

søn. 4/8

2 stops29h 25m

Melbourne

ons. 21/8

2 stops23h 16m

$2,168

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

tor. 14/3

3 stops31h 35m

Melbourne

tor. 21/3

2 stops36h 40m

$2,177

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

tor. 4/4

1 stop28h 55m

Melbourne

ons. 17/4

1 stop29h 40m

$2,544

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

tir. 6/8

1 stop22h 55m

Melbourne

ons. 21/8

2 stops23h 00m

$2,758

Chicago O'Hare IntlMelbourne

ORD - MEL

ORDMEL

Chicago O'Hare Intl

man. 8/4

2 stops34h 00m

Melbourne

tor. 18/4

1 stop38h 50m

$2,798

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 27/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Chicago to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Chicago to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport is 12 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Chicago to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Chicago to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Wednesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Melbourne by month

Plan your trip from Chicago to Melbourne by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Chicago to Melbourne is currently $989 while a return flight costs $2,100. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chicago to Melbourne Airport (average of $133). Flying from Chicago to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $176). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$240

February

$208

March

$258

April

$235

May

$204

June

$214

July

$234

August

$204

September

$231

October

$226

November

$244

December

$271

Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 1 marts 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific and Qatar Airways from Chicago to Melbourne have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Entertainment

7.5

Overall

8.6

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.6
Very Good
78 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Entertainment

7.5

Overall

8.6

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Entertainment

7.5

Overall

8.6

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
729 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Entertainment

7.5

Overall

8.6

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

7.8
Good
1,335 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Entertainment

7.5

Overall

8.6

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

7.8
Good
4,644 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Entertainment

7.5

Overall

8.6

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,443, but on average you can expect to pay $1,717.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for under $2,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

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

United Airlines, at $1,505, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Melbourne Airport. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air New Zealand. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for 50% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,502 on Philippine Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Turkish Airlines from $1,660 and Japan Airlines from $1,717 one-way.

What does ORD to MEL mean?

ORD and MEL are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. ORD to MEL refers to a flight route from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Melbourne Airport. Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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