Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Africa

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Chicago (CHI) to Africa

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Africa at least 60 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Africa for as little as $1,135 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,339 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Chicago to Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Africa in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $846.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Africa in February, March 2021

20 Mar - 3 Apr
$565pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Mar - 3 Apr
$569pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Mar - 3 Apr
$570pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Africa 2021 flight deals

20 Mar - 3 Apr
$565pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 May - 2 Jun
$566pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Nov - 1 Dec
$566pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Africa from Chicago

13 Mar - 28 Mar
$987pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
Non-Stop
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
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Addis Ababa Bole
Ethiopian Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Africa

5 Mar - 12 Mar
$574pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Mar - 12 Mar
$579pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Mar - 8 Apr
$633pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Africa from Chicago

2:12 pm - 12:10 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
2 Stops
15h 58m
ORD - CMN
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$483
mytrip.com
2:00 pm - 10:05 am
Iberia
2 Stops
37h 05m
ORD - CMN
Iberia
$486
Ovago
3:00 am - 10:35 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 35m
ORD - ACC
Multiple Airlines
$509
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Africa 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 Africa 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.

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. Delta, Etihad Airways, and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have done so. 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.

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

Lufthansa, Delta, and Ethiopian Air 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Africa for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $565, but on average you can expect to pay $579.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Africa for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Chicago to Africa under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Africa is less than $987.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Africa for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Africa within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Africa are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air France. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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 - Sun City Pilansberg.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to Africa?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Africa is $522. On average you can expect to pay $2,078. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cairo), can usually be booked for $681.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Africa?

TAP AIR PORTUGAL, Ethiopian Air, and Delta can get you from Chicago to Africa in just under 12h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 49m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $565, Delta will fly you from Chicago to Africa and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air France and KLM - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $570 and $585, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $334. However, be on the lookout for offers from TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Iberia, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Africa for a low price.

Destination points for flights from Chicago to Africa

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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Africa

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$513 $734 No cancel fee N/A
SWISS
$628 $787 No cancel fee 79%
Austrian Airlines
$468 $833 No cancel fee 78%
Alitalia
$527 $896 No cancel fee 81%
American Airlines
$588 $909 No cancel fee 71%
Qatar Airways
$656 $959 No cancel fee 68%
Ethiopian Air
$693 $1,002 No cancel fee 72%
Air Canada
$561 $1,005 No cancel fee 67%
Emirates
$778 $1,135 No cancel fee 75%
KLM
$779 $1,138 No cancel fee 75%
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