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Illinois to Australia

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Illinois to Australia at least 61 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Illinois to Australia for as little as $1,179 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 $1,248 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Australia from Illinois average $1,017. You can even find prices in July for less than $1,017, as users have found deals to Australia from as low as $635. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Australia from Illinois. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Australia in February, March 2021

31 Mar - 13 Apr
$1,527pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Mar - 14 Apr
$1,536pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Mar - 12 Apr
$1,539pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PER
Perth
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Perth
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Australia 2021 flight deals

24 Oct - 31 Oct
$961pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$1,018pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Oct - 2 Nov
$1,075pp
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

Last minute flights from Illinois to Australia

6 Mar - 24 Apr
$3,415pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Mar - 24 Apr
$3,437pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Mar - 24 Apr
$3,624pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Australia from Illinois

8:30 pm - 3:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
39h 50m
ORD - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$1,349
Kiwi.com
3:50 pm - 3:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
56h 40m
ORD - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$970
Kiwi.com
3:50 pm - 5:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
58h 35m
ORD - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$1,023
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Australia

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Illinois to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Illinois to Australia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Illinois to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and Air New Zealand 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 Illinois to Australia for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Australia for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,134, but on average you can expect to pay $1,247.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Australia for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Illinois to Australia, 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 Illinois to Australia for under $3,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $3,500.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Illinois to Australia are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Australia?

The most popular route from Illinois to Australia is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider Chicago Midway - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Melbourne.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Australia?

On average you can expect to pay $2,479 for a flight from Illinois to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is $304 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $1,134.

How long is the flight from Illinois to Australia?

There are many flights that can get you from Illinois to Australia in 22h 14m. Fly via Delta, Fiji Airways, or Japan Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Illinois to Australia round-trip?

Japan Airlines, at $1,427, was found to be the cheapest airline from Illinois to Australia..

Destination information for Australia

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Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing

Broken Hill (BHQ)
Bathurst Raglan (BHS)
Broome (BME)
Brisbane (BNE)
Ballina (BNK)

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Australia

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$121 $228 No cancel fee 65%
Virgin Australia
$494 $717 No cancel fee 80%
Hainan Airlines
$849 $925 No cancel fee 61%

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

Fiji Airways
$627 $940 No cancel fee 74%
Qantas Airways
$199 $952 No cancel fee 74%
China Eastern
$710 $1,011 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.

United Airlines
$451 $1,081 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$747 $1,188 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$540 $1,194 No cancel fee N/A
Air New Zealand
$855 $1,438 No cancel fee 78%
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