Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Johannesburg

CHI — JNB
Nov 28 — Dec 51

The best prices from Chicago to Johannesburg are usually found in March or January, booked 0 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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ZA1 flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.

CHI - JNB

Price

$771 - $1,440

JNB

Temperature

50 - 68 °F

JNB

Rainfall

0 - 4.7 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Round-trip from$771From Chicago (CHI) to Johannesburg
One-way from$727One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Johannesburg

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Johannesburg?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 9% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from Chicago in March are about $1,015 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $741.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Johannesburg in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Johannesburg in November, December 2022

The best prices found for CHI to Johannesburg flights for November, December
Nov 25 - Dec 4
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 30m
$846

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Nov 25 - Dec 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

34h 55m
$932

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Dec 1 - Dec 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
$941

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Chicago to Johannesburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Chicago found for this year
Nov 25 - Dec 4
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 30m
$846

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Nov 25 - Dec 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

34h 55m
$932

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Dec 1 - Dec 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
$941

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Cheap Ethiopian Air flights from Chicago to Johannesburg

Jan 19 - Feb 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
$809

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Mar 16 - Apr 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

27h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

39h 30m
$824

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Mar 6 - Mar 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 30m
$846

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Johannesburg

Jan 19 - Feb 5
MDW

Chicago Midway

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

25h 20m
$1,161

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Jan 19 - Feb 5
MDW

Chicago Midway

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

22h 14m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

25h 20m
$1,165

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Jan 16 - Jan 26
MDW

Chicago Midway

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

31h 34m
$1,187

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Last minute flights from Chicago to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Chicago, departing today and this week
Dec 1 - Dec 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
$941

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Nov 28 - Dec 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

34h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
$989

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 1 - Dec 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

39h 25m
$1,001

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Johannesburg
Jan 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

56h 30m
$582

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Jan 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

23h 01m
$592

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Jan 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

27h 35m
$631

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Johannesburg that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Ethiopian Air, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Johannesburg for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Johannesburg for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $753, but on average you can expect to pay $828.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Johannesburg for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

Turkish Airlines, at $753, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Johannesburg.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Ethiopian Air and Kenya Airways. These flights start at 25% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$631 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Etihad Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Air, with prices starting from $705 and $727, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Johannesburg check out the most popular airlines for this route: Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Johannesburg?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Johannesburg is $841. On average you can expect to pay $4,281. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for $753.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$19FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$692Average$1,275FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Ethiopian AirCheapest$722Average$892FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$743Average$1,087FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$754Average$1,197FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$756Average$839FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$792Average$1,242FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$823Average$1,839FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$859Average$1,063FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Kenya AirwaysCheapest$885Average$1,236FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%COVID-19 safety
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