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The best prices from Chicago to Brisbane are usually found in April or November, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Brisbane (BNE)

CHI - BNE
Price
$904 - $1,998
BNE
Temperature
69.8 - 84.2 °F
BNE
Rainfall
1.1 - 5.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

$1,998

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$904

From Chicago to Brisbane

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 Brisbane?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Brisbane. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 45 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 45 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Brisbane 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,235, or $1,374 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Brisbane from Chicago. Prices for March average $1,139 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $904. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 48% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Brisbane (CHI - BNE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Brisbane in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Brisbane in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BNE flights for December, January
3 Jan - 10 Jan
$1,306pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jan - 10 Jan
$1,538pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Jan - 28 Jan
$1,663pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
China Eastern
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Brisbane 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from Chicago found for this year
30 Dec - 12 Jan
$2,568pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 12 Jan
$2,611pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Dec - 30 Dec
$2,869pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Brisbane

Late deals on round-trip flights to Brisbane from Chicago, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 22 Dec
$14,789pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 22 Dec
$14,975pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 22 Dec
$17,917pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Brisbane from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Brisbane
6:15 am - 6:30 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
32h 15m
ORD - BNE
American Airlines
1:20 pm - 12:10 pm
Etihad Airways
2 Stops
54h 50m
ORD - BNE
Etihad Airways
$10,231
SmartFares
5:40 am - 9:30 am
ANA
2 Stops
35h 50m
ORD - BNE
ANA
$16,513
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Brisbane flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Brisbane

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Brisbane 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 Brisbane 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 Brisbane to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 Brisbane. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air Canada, Air New Zealand, and American Airlines flying from Chicago to Brisbane have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Brisbane for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Brisbane for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,010, but on average you can expect to pay $1,481.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Brisbane for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Brisbane, 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 Brisbane for under $14,800?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Chicago to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $14,800.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Brisbane?

With an average temperature of 84 °F, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Brisbane are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Brisbane?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Brisbane in 25h 05m. Fly via Fiji Airways, China Eastern, or Cathay Pacific to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Brisbane is EVA Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,295 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are China Eastern and Cathay Pacific, starting at $1,306 and $1,532 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $9,074. Users have also found prices from $10,231 and $16,513 on American Airlines and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Brisbane

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Brisbane
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.36
Average temperature for December in Brisbane
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Brisbane
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Brisbane

Top 5 airlines from Chicago to Brisbane

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Brisbane 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
$199 $796 No change fee 74%
China Eastern
$728 $853 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 New Zealand
$882 $1,325 No cancel fee 78%
Air Canada
$790 $1,343 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$763 $1,850 No cancel fee 71%
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