Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Brisbane (BNE)

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The best prices from Chicago to Brisbane are usually found in October or July, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BNE flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Brisbane flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Brisbane.
CHI - BNE
Price
$1,110 - $2,055
BNE
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
BNE
Rainfall
1.2 - 6.7 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,110

From Chicago (CHI) to Brisbane

One-way from

$754

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) 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 month to fly from Chicago to Brisbane?

Flights from Chicago to Brisbane lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Brisbane in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,085.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Brisbane in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 16%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Brisbane, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,715 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,715.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Brisbane in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to BNE flights for June, July
23 Jul - 30 Jul
$2,328pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jul - 5 Aug
$2,354pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Jul - 15 Aug
$2,446pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Brisbane 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from Chicago found for this year
17 Oct - 30 Oct
$994pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Oct - 6 Nov
$995pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Oct - 30 Oct
$999pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
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
4 Jul - 21 Jul
$2,579pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jul - 21 Jul
$2,936pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jul - 21 Jul
$3,048pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Brisbane from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Brisbane
5:32 pm - 7:10 am
Air New Zealand
2 Stops
46h 38m
ORD - BNE
Air New Zealand
$754
mytrip.com
2:05 pm - 2:35 am
Air Canada
1 Stop
21h 30m
ORD - BNE
Air Canada
$1,238
BudgetAir
1:05 pm - 1:45 pm
Air Tahiti Nui
3 Stops
33h 40m
ORD - BNE
Air Tahiti Nui
$1,406
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Brisbane

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

Brisbane (BNE) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Brisbane. You should not have trouble finding flights to Brisbane 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 9 airlines have flights to the Brisbane airport from Chicago. It is only a 7.7 mi journey from Brisbane (BNE) to Brisbane’s city center.

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 Qantas Airways, Air Canada, and Air New Zealand flying from Chicago to Brisbane have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Brisbane for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Brisbane for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $994, but on average you can expect to pay $1,075.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Brisbane for under $2,600?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Chicago to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $2,600.

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

Currently priced at $994, Air Canada will fly you from Chicago to Brisbane and back. In addition to Air Canada, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Air Canada is currently priced 41% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air New Zealand, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $754. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Air Canada, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Brisbane for a low price.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Brisbane are American Airlines, Air Canada and EVA Air. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Brisbane?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,393. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Brisbane) can be booked for $1,160 on average our data indicates $3,011 when flying from Chicago to Brisbane.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Brisbane, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Brisbane

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Brisbane.

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

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


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

Returning to Chicago from Brisbane

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Brisbane are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

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

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Destination information for Brisbane

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Brisbane.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.45
Average temperature for June in Brisbane
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Brisbane
2.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Brisbane

Top 5 airlines flying 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
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 Canada
$1,012 $1,391 No cancel fee 67%
Qantas Airways
$1,402 $1,830 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$1,566 $1,721 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$2,065 $2,113 No cancel fee 71%