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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to China

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SHA flight in 2021: compare Chicago to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to China?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 31 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 China 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $580, or $612 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to China (CHI - CN)?

When flying from Chicago to China, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

September can be a great time to fly to China from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $727. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $497. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to China in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to China flights for December, January
24 Jan - 22 Feb
$1,048pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jan - 22 Feb
$1,048pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 12 Feb
$1,113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Chicago found for this year
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$2,026pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$2,047pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 16 Jan
$2,076pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to China from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to China direct flight deals
17 Apr - 27 Apr
$7,093pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 May - 22 May
$11,504pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 May - 24 May
$14,860pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to China

Late deals on round-trip flights to China from Chicago, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 5 Jan
$2,826pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 5 Jan
$2,855pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 5 Jan
$2,858pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to China from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to China
11:10 am - 1:40 am
Air Canada
2 Stops
24h 30m
ORD - PVG
Air Canada
$765
Air Canada
8:30 pm - 10:40 am
EVA Air
1 Stop
25h 10m
ORD - PVG
EVA Air
$866
SmartFares
4:04 pm - 12:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 06m
ORD - SHA
Multiple Airlines
$873
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to China

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

United Airlines, Hainan Airlines, and China Eastern are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to China for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to China for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on EVA Air for just $867, but on average you can expect to pay $1,103.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to China for under $7,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Chicago to China under $7,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to China is less than $13,700.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to China for under $2,900?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Chicago to China within the next 7 days for less than $2,900.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to China?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to China? While on average our users pay $1,674, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $528. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Beijing Capital), is priced around $1,261.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to China?

The most popular route from Chicago to China is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Beijing Capital. You may also consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Beijing Daxing Intl or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl.

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COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to China

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to Chicago from China

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

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

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to China.
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Airports servicing Chicago

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Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to China 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
American Airlines
$277 $1,127 No cancel fee 71%
Hainan Airlines
$340 $686 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.

United Airlines
$369 $853 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$395 $991 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$420 $812 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$459 $760 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
$543 $1,176 No cancel fee 67%
Cathay Pacific
$621 $968 No cancel fee 72%
ANA
$665 $1,246 No cancel fee 80%
EVA Air
$728 $1,075 No cancel fee 74%
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