Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Chengdu (CTU)

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The best prices from Chicago to Chengdu are usually found in October or November, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Chengdu (CTU)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CTU flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Chengdu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chengdu.
CHI - CTU
Price
$446 - $1,451
CTU
Temperature
48.2 - 86 °F
CTU
Precipitation
0.4 - 8.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Average price

$952

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

$446

From Chicago to Chengdu

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 Chengdu?

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Chengdu (CHI - CTU)?

When flying from Chicago to Chengdu, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 47% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Chengdu in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CTU flights for July, August
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$6,412pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$8,393pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Chengdu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chengdu from Chicago found for this year
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$6,412pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$8,393pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Chengdu from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Chengdu
8:25 am - 7:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 35m
ORD - CTU
Multiple Airlines
$5,263
IEagle
11:40 am - 3:30 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
62h 50m
ORD - CTU
United Airlines
$6,115
United
3:15 am - 3:30 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
47h 15m
ORD - CTU
United Airlines
$6,580
United

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Chengdu

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Chengdu 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 Chengdu 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Chengdu have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Hainan Airlines, China Eastern, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Hainan Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Chengdu is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chengdu from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Chengdu (CTU) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 5 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Chengdu for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Chengdu for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,391, but on average you can expect to pay $3,604.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Chengdu for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Chengdu, 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 Chengdu?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chengdu are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Chengdu?

Airlines like Air Canada fly from Chicago to Chengdu in about 24h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

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

Flying on Air Canada is currently your cheapest option to Chengdu, with prices starting at $2,113.

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

$6,115 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chengdu, China

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Chengdu

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Chengdu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Chengdu.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to Chicago from Chengdu

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

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

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Destination information for Chengdu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Chengdu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.50
Average temperature for July in Chengdu
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chengdu
7.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Chengdu

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Chengdu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Chengdu 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
United Airlines
$369 $591 No cancel fee 69%
Hainan Airlines
$340 $679 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.

China Eastern
$459 $683 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 China
$687 $1,161 No cancel fee 67%
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