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 CMN 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?

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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to Africa flights for June, July
17 Jul - 27 Jul
$644pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jul - 25 Jul
$645pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jul - 27 Jul
$647pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa from Chicago found for this year
25 Nov - 8 Dec
$565pp
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
9 Oct - 15 Oct
$568pp
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
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$573pp
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
1 Jul - 10 Jul
$663pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SEZ
Victoria Seychelles Intl
SEZ
Victoria Seychelles Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jul - 16 Sep
$771pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 10 Jul
$795pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RAK
Marrakech Menara
RAK
Marrakech Menara
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Africa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Africa
6:25 pm - 8:20 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
18h 55m
ORD - CAI
Lufthansa
$327
Lufthansa
2:05 pm - 4:10 pm
Brussels Airlines
2 Stops
42h 05m
ORD - NBO
Brussels Airlines
$335
Fareboom
12:15 pm - 5:35 pm
Delta
2 Stops
21h 20m
ORD - NBO
Delta
$349
Delta

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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. Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some 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 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.

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 TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $565, but on average you can expect to pay $604.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Africa for under $600 on Cheapflights?

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

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

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

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Africa are American Airlines, Air Canada 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 - Casablanca Mohamed V or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lagos Murtala Muhammed.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to Africa?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Africa is $484. On average you can expect to pay $1,724. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cairo), can usually be booked for $649.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Africa?

United Airlines, Air Canada, and Air France can get you from Chicago to Africa in just under 9h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 45m. 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, TAP AIR PORTUGAL will fly you from Chicago to Africa and back. In addition to TAP AIR PORTUGAL, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $610 and $620, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $291. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and Lufthansa, 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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Destination information for Africa

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Airports servicing Chicago

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
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%
KLM
$779 $1,138 No cancel fee 75%
Emirates
$778 $1,145 No cancel fee 75%
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