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

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 44% on flights from Chicago to Europe compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $910. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,146.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Europe from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $714. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $445. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Europe in February, March 2021

29 Mar - 6 Apr
$369pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Mar - 2 Apr
$413pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Mar - 4 Apr
$415pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Europe 2021 flight deals

7 Dec - 12 Dec
$364pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$366pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Nov - 19 Nov
$367pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Europe from Chicago

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$460pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
Non-Stop
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
Aer Lingus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Apr - 28 Apr
$472pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
Non-Stop
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
Aer Lingus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$473pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
Non-Stop
DUB
Dublin
DUB
Dublin
Aer Lingus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Europe

6 Mar - 15 Mar
$526pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Mar - 24 Mar
$532pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Mar - 26 Mar
$533pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Europe from Chicago

5:50 pm - 12:55 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
12h 05m
ORD - BCN
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$288
mytrip.com
7:25 pm - 6:40 am
SWISS
1 Stop
30h 15m
ORD - LHR
SWISS
$291
Flights by SU
5:59 pm - 8:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
55h 11m
ORD - BCN
Multiple Airlines
$292
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Europe

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

Delta and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Europe. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Europe that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Aer Lingus, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Europe for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Europe for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $367, but on average you can expect to pay $385.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Europe for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Europe under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Europe is less than $493.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Europe for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Europe within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Europe?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Athens Eleftherios V., Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul or Chicago O'Hare Intl - London Heathrow when deciding on the best route from Chicago to Europe.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to Europe?

On average you can expect to pay $1,734 for a flight from Chicago to Europe. The cheapest flight overall is $269 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Athens Eleftherios V.) is currently priced at $543.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Europe?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Europe consider choosing Martinair (83%), KLM (81%) or Delta (81%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Europe?

Airlines like Aer Lingus, United Airlines, and Icelandair fly from Chicago to Europe in about 7h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 10m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Europe is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $367 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Icelandair, starting at $418.

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

$286 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from TAP AIR PORTUGAL. You may also be able to find cheap deals on SWISS, with prices from $290.

Destination points for flights from Chicago to Europe

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Destination information for Europe

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Flight duration
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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Europe

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
WOW air
$325 $536 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by WOW air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Norwegian
$336 $576 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$332 $604 No cancel fee N/A
Norwegian Air UK
$400 $606 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$409 $618 No cancel fee 77%
Brussels Airlines
$371 $645 No cancel fee N/A
SWISS
$351 $691 No cancel fee 79%
Thai Airways
$596 $698 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$497 $733 No cancel fee 77%
Austrian Airlines
$399 $774 No cancel fee 78%
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