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The best prices from Chicago to Johannesburg are usually found in November or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Johannesburg (JNB)

CHI - JNB
Price
$816 - $1,376
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from $816 From Chicago to Johannesburg
One-way from $652 One-way flight from Chicago to Johannesburg
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 Johannesburg?

Flights from Chicago to Johannesburg are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 19 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Johannesburg within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,189.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Johannesburg from Chicago average $1,180. You can even find prices in October for less than $1,180, as users have found deals to Johannesburg from as low as $916. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Johannesburg (CHI - JNB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Johannesburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Johannesburg in September, October 2020

The best prices found for CHI to JNB flights for September, October
14 Oct - 28 Oct
$666pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$668pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$680pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Johannesburg 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Chicago found for this year
14 Oct - 28 Oct
$666pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$668pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$680pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Johannesburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from Chicago, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 14 Oct
$824pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 9 Oct
$919pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 10 Oct
$929pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Johannesburg
2:00 am - 12:35 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
39h 35m
ORD - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$652
Kiwi.com
3:10 pm - 5:50 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
31h 40m
ORD - JNB
Qatar Airways
$702
SmartFares
3:25 pm - 3:20 am
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
27h 55m
ORD - JNB
Etihad Airways
$720
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Johannesburg flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Johannesburg

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Johannesburg for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $666, but on average you can expect to pay $708.

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

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Johannesburg for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Johannesburg is typically colder than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Johannesburg?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Johannesburg in 19h 19m. Fly via Delta, Ethiopian Air, or KLM to get the fastest option. 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 Johannesburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Johannesburg is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $666 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines, starting at $684 and $691 round-trip. These flights start at 33% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $618. Ethiopian Air flights start at $621 while deals on SWISS start at $692 one-way.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Johannesburg
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R16.32
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
0.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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