Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Abu Dhabi (AUH)

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The best prices from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Abu Dhabi (AUH)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to AUH flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Abu Dhabi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Abu Dhabi.
CHI - AUH
Price
$710 - $1,405
AUH
Temperature
75.2 - 109.4 °F
AUH
Precipitation
0 - 0.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$710

From Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl

One-way from

$558

One-way flight from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl

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 round-trip from Chicago to Abu Dhabi?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Chicago to Abu Dhabi. 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 Abu Dhabi.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 59 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 Chicago to Abu Dhabi within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $971.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Abu Dhabi?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Abu Dhabi. Flights to Abu Dhabi from Chicago in February are about $930 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $638.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Abu Dhabi (CHI - AUH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Abu Dhabi in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 37% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to AUH flights for September, October
27 Oct - 6 Nov
$524pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 6 Nov
$530pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$554pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Abu Dhabi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi from Chicago found for this year
27 Oct - 6 Nov
$524pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 6 Nov
$530pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$554pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Abu Dhabi from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Abu Dhabi direct flight deals
25 Sep - 27 Nov
$782pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
Non-Stop
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Oct - 20 Oct
$783pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
Non-Stop
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 6 Nov
$784pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
Non-Stop
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Abu Dhabi from Chicago, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 21 Oct
$623pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 21 Oct
$771pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 21 Oct
$773pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Abu Dhabi Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi
3:15 pm - 1:35 pm
Etihad Airways
Nonstop
13h 20m
ORD - AUH
Etihad Airways
$558
Kiwi.com
9:25 pm - 11:50 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
29h 25m
ORD - AUH
Qatar Airways
$787
KAYAK
2:20 pm - 6:05 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
18h 45m
ORD - AUH
Lufthansa
$799
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Abu Dhabi</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Abu Dhabi

What airport do you fly into for flights to Abu Dhabi from Chicago?

If you book a flight to Abu Dhabi from Chicago, you will be flying to Abu Dhabi Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH) is located 17.4 mi from the center of Abu Dhabi. There are 3 flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl per day from 8 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, and Royal Jordanian 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Abu Dhabi due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Abu Dhabi for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Royal Jordanian for just $524, but on average you can expect to pay $594.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Abu Dhabi is less than $1,457.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Abu Dhabi for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

Currently priced at $524, Royal Jordanian will fly you from Chicago to Abu Dhabi and back. In addition to Royal Jordanian, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $572 and $612, respectively. Royal Jordanian is priced at 45% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Abu Dhabi are Turkish Airlines ($503), Etihad Airways ($515), and Qatar Airways ($685).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Abu Dhabi from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Abu Dhabi Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Abu Dhabi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Abu Dhabi Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Abu Dhabi?

Returning to Chicago from Abu Dhabi Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Destination information for Abu Dhabi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Abu Dhabi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 3.68
Average temperature for September in Abu Dhabi
105.8 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Abu Dhabi

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Abu Dhabi Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Abu Dhabi 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
KLM
$726 $815 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$619 $880 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$687 $916 No cancel fee 76%
Etihad Airways
$728 $1,092 No cancel fee 75%
Royal Jordanian
$610 $1,316 No cancel fee 61%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Abu Dhabi

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Abu Dhabi.
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Abu Dhabi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Abu Dhabi.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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