Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Africa

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to JNB flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Africa?

To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Africa from $905 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,000 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Africa (CHI - AF)?

When flying from Chicago to Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Africa in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to Africa flights for October, November
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$452pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$473pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$500pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa from Chicago found for this year
5 Dec - 23 Feb
$432pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$452pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$473pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Africa from Chicago, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$473pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$500pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$565pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Africa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Africa
9:25 pm - 7:15 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
26h 50m
ORD - CPT
Qatar Airways
$422
Travelgenio
5:15 pm - 11:25 am
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
11h 10m
ORD - RAK
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$430
Gotogate
2:40 am - 7:15 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
32h 35m
ORD - CAI
Air Canada
$434
Air Canada

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Africa

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

Lufthansa, Delta, and Turkish Airlines 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 Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Africa for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Africa for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $432, but on average you can expect to pay $497.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Africa for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Africa within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $390. TAP AIR PORTUGAL flights start at $405 while deals on Qatar Airways start at $422 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Africa?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Africa.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Africa?

The most popular route from Chicago to Africa is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cairo. You may also consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lagos Murtala Muhammed or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Casablanca Mohamed V.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Africa?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Africa? While on average our users pay $2,077, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $522. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cairo), is priced around $568.

Destination points for flights from Chicago to Africa

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Destination information for Africa

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Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Africa 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
Delta
$374 $1,143 No cancel fee N/A
Austrian Airlines
$468 $833 No cancel fee 78%
Iberia
$496 $964 No cancel fee 77%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$513 $748 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$521 $774 No cancel fee 67%
Alitalia
$527 $775 No cancel fee 81%
Air France
$547 $882 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$554 $1,000 No cancel fee 77%
Etihad Airways
$584 $966 No cancel fee 75%
Royal Jordanian
$590 $877 No cancel fee 61%
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