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Chicago (CHI) to Australia

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Australia at least 46 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Australia for as little as $972 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 $1,089 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Australia from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $1,040 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $734. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Australia in September, October 2020

The best prices found for CHI to Australia flights for September, October
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$1,129pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$1,153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$1,176pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Australia 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Chicago found for this year
14 Dec - 31 Dec
$952pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Dec - 13 Jan
$979pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Dec - 13 Jan
$980pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Australia from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Australia
3:25 pm - 2:35 pm
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
30h 10m
ORD - SYD
Etihad Airways
$1,128
Ovago
3:25 pm - 1:15 pm
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
28h 50m
ORD - MEL
Etihad Airways
$1,177
Ovago
8:20 am - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 50m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$682
Ovago

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Australia

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Australia 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 Australia 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 Australia for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Australia for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $903, but on average you can expect to pay $1,054.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Australia for under $900 on Cheapflights?

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

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to Australia, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Australia?

The most popular flight routes from Chicago to Australia are Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Melbourne and Chicago Midway - Sydney Kingsford Smith.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to Australia?

On average you can expect to pay $1,346 for a flight from Chicago to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is $603 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $913.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Australia?

For as low as $1,157, Major Airline can have you in Australia from Chicago in 20h 40m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $980, EVA Air will fly you from Chicago to Australia and back. In addition to EVA Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Major Airline for as low as $1,115.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,128.

Destination information for Australia

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Airports servicing Chicago

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