Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Basel (EAP)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Basel (EAP)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to EAP flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Basel flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Basel.
CHI - EAP
Price
$573 - $1,255
EAP
Temperature
33.8 - 66.2 °F
EAP
Precipitation
1.9 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

$772

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$573

From Chicago (CHI) to Basel (EAP)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Basel (CHI - EAP)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Basel in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 44% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Basel?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Basel. 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 Basel.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Basel in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to EAP flights for December, January
31 Jan - 7 Feb
$497pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$527pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Jan - 6 Feb
$536pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Basel 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Basel from Chicago found for this year
31 Dec - 14 Jan
$586pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Dec - 12 Jan
$616pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 20 Jan
$714pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Basel

Late deals on round-trip flights to Basel from Chicago, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 20 Jan
$714pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 18 Dec
$731pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 20 Jan
$893pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to All airports from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Basel
1:20 pm - 7:50 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
11h 30m
ORD - BSL
United Airlines
$1,447
United
6:10 am - 6:40 am
Air Canada
2 Stops
17h 30m
ORD - BSL
Air Canada
$1,511
JustFly
4:40 pm - 12:30 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
36h 50m
ORD - BSL
Turkish Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Basel

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

Most people fly into Basel All airports (EAP) if they book a flight to Basel from Chicago. On average, All airports has 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 4 airlines. Basel All airports is conveniently located just 0.2 mi from Basel’s city center.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Basel that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Lufthansa, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Basel for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Basel for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $497, but on average you can expect to pay $544.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Basel for under $800?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Chicago to Basel within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Basel round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Basel round-trip from $497. Turkish Airlines is 41% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$500 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Turkish Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Air Canada, with prices starting from $1,412 and $1,465, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to Basel, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Aer Lingus or Lufthansa as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Basel?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $905. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Basel EuroAirport Swiss) can be booked for $497 on average our data indicates $905 when flying from Chicago to Basel.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Basel, Switzerland

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Basel

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Basel.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Basel.

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

Documents
Entry Form - Travelers, including those in transit, must fill up an entry form before entering Switzerland. The form can be completed 48 hours before entry at the earliest. Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers aged 16 years and older must have proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test for COVID-19 in order to enter events, festivals, bars, restaurants, museums, and other venues and activities in Switzerland.

If you have been vaccinated, you can either show a Swiss COVID Certificate, EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Travelers who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or traveling to Switzerland are able to obtain a Swiss COVID certificate. This means that travelers who have been vaccinated abroad or have recovered abroad, such as tourists, can also participate in social activities in Switzerland. The documents can be submitted electronically. Currently, only the certificates of countries using the EU Digital COVID Certificate are compatible with the Swiss system.

You will be issued with the COVID certificate on the application on paper or as a PDF document with a QR code. With the COVID Certificate app, you can host your COVID certificate on your mobile device.

If you are unvaccinated, you must have a test, and if the result is negative you can then be issued with a COVID certificate.




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

Returning to Chicago from Basel

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

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Basel

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Basel

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Basel.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.92
Average temperature for December in Basel
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Basel
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Basel

Basel EuroAirport Swiss (BSL)
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