Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Auckland (AKL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Auckland Intl are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to AKL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
CHI - AKL
Price
$1,014 - $1,995
AKL
Temperature
57.2 - 75.2 °F
AKL
Precipitation
0.8 - 2.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,014

From Chicago to Auckland Intl

One-way from

$792

One-way flight from Chicago to Auckland 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 Auckland?

Flights from Chicago to Auckland are found to be more expensive on Friday. 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 Auckland.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 5% by booking at least 61 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 Auckland within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,287.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Auckland from Chicago. Prices for May average $1,261 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $897. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 58% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Auckland (CHI - AKL)?

When flying from Chicago to Auckland, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Auckland in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to AKL flights for September, October
2 Oct - 15 May
$1,779pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 15 May
$1,813pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 15 May
$1,981pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Chicago found for this year
6 Dec - 14 Dec
$1,039pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$1,065pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$1,068pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Auckland from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Auckland direct flight deals
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$1,291pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Mar - 20 Mar
$1,309pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 20 Mar
$1,341pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Auckland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Auckland from Chicago, departing today and this week
22 Sep - 13 Oct
$2,057pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Sep - 4 Oct
$2,095pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Sep - 13 Oct
$2,207pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Auckland
3:43 am - 1:50 am
Air Tahiti Nui
2 Stops
27h 07m
ORD - AKL
Air Tahiti Nui
$792
KAYAK
8:25 am - 2:20 am
Korean Air
1 Stop
47h 55m
ORD - AKL
Korean Air
3:35 pm - 2:00 am
Air New Zealand
1 Stop
40h 25m
ORD - AKL
Air New Zealand
$1,691
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Auckland

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

Auckland Intl (AKL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Auckland. You should not have trouble finding flights to Auckland Intl from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights to the Auckland airport from Chicago. It is only a 11.1 mi journey from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Auckland’s city center.

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Auckland 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 Auckland 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 Auckland for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Auckland for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,039, but on average you can expect to pay $1,199.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Auckland for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Chicago to Auckland under $1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Auckland is less than $1,722.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Auckland for under $2,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

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

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($1,226), United Airlines ($1,291), and Qantas Airways ($1,305) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Auckland. These flights start at 2% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air Tahiti Nui, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $792. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Auckland for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Auckland, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Auckland from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Auckland Intl

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Auckland Intl.

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

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

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Auckland?

Returning to Chicago from Auckland Intl

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

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Auckland, New Zealand

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Auckland.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.41
Flight duration from Chicago to AKL
15h 42m
Average temperature for September in Auckland
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Auckland
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Auckland

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Auckland Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Auckland 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
Qantas Airways
$692 $1,118 No cancel fee 74%
China Eastern
$945 $1,140 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air Canada
$790 $1,156 No cancel fee 67%
Air New Zealand
$895 $1,393 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$994 $1,512 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$682 $1,598 No cancel fee 69%
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