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Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Chicago to Cape Town are usually found in January or November, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

CHI - CPT
Price
$1027 - $1652
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from $1027 From Chicago to Cape Town
One-way from $965 One-way flight from Chicago to Cape Town
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cape Town in May, June 2020

The best prices found for ORD to CPT flights for May, June
21 Jun - 5 Aug
$1336pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$1376pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Jun - 20 Jun
$1419pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Chicago found for this year
19 Nov - 2 Dec
$550pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$638pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 3 Jan
$657pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cape Town
5:30 pm - 7:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 50m
ORD - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$965
Travelgenio
2:50 pm - 6:55 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
33h 05m
ORD - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1294
qatarairways.com
5:30 am - 9:45 am
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
21h 15m
ORD - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$2211
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Cape Town flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Cape Town 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 Cape Town 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 Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cape Town for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just $660, but on average you can expect to pay $684.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Cape Town is generally hotter than in Chicago.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R17.52
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
2.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cape Town