Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Lima (LIM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Lima J Chavez Intl are usually found in August or April, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Lima (LIM)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to LIM flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Lima flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lima.
CHI - LIM
Price
$488 - $922
LIM
Temperature
66.2 - 82.4 °F
LIM
Precipitation
0 - 0.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$488

From Chicago to Lima J Chavez Intl

One-way from

$229

One-way flight from Chicago to Lima J Chavez Intl

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 Lima?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 4% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from Chicago to Lima compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 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 $611. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $634.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Lima from Chicago. Prices for August average $576 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $380. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 60% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Lima (CHI - LIM)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Lima in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Lima in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to LIM flights for September, October
21 Oct - 27 Oct
$262pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 31 Oct
$288pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Oct - 24 Oct
$293pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Lima 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lima from Chicago found for this year
13 Nov - 21 Nov
$222pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$226pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$238pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Lima

Late deals on round-trip flights to Lima from Chicago, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 28 Sep
$347pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Sep - 29 Sep
$354pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Sep - 28 Sep
$355pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to J Chavez Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Lima
2:30 am - 6:02 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 32m
ORD - LIM
Spirit Airlines
$229
Spirit
10:55 am - 2:15 am
LATAM Airlines
1 Stop
15h 20m
ORD - LIM
LATAM Airlines
$244
SmartFares
3:24 am - 6:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 31m
ORD - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$247
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Lima

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

Most people fly into Lima J Chavez Intl (LIM) if they book a flight to Lima from Chicago. On average, J Chavez Intl has 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 10 airlines. Lima J Chavez Intl is conveniently located just 6.1 mi from Lima’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Lima J Chavez Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Copa Airlines, American Airlines, and Interjet 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Lima 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 Lima 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 Lima for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Lima for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $222, but on average you can expect to pay $267.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Lima for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Lima within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $222, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Lima.. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 61% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $96. Copa Airlines flights start at $234 while deals on LATAM Airlines start at $244 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Lima, Peru

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Lima J Chavez Intl

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Lima J Chavez Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Lima J Chavez Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Lima J Chavez Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers must fill out the form 72 hours before departure and present the completed form upon arrival in Peru.

Pre Registration Form - Travelers must download the app and complete the form within 48 hours before departure to Peru.


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

Returning to Chicago from Lima J Chavez Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lima J Chavez Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Lima

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Lima.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = S/ 4.09
Average temperature for September in Lima
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Lima
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Lima

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Lima J Chavez Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Lima 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
Avianca
$215 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Interjet
$249 $431 No cancel fee 68%
Spirit Airlines
$273 $472 No cancel fee 65%
Copa Airlines
$489 $628 No cancel fee 70%
Aeromexico
$495 $676 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$453 $690 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$540 $696 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$540 $711 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines
$509 $776 No cancel fee 81%
United Airlines
$455 $897 No cancel fee 69%
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