Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Lusaka (LUN)

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The best prices from Chicago to Lusaka are usually found in March or April, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Lusaka (LUN)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to LUN flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Lusaka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lusaka.
CHI - LUN
Price
$993 - $1,975
LUN
Temperature
60.8 - 77 °F
LUN
Rainfall
0.4 - 7.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$993

From Chicago (CHI) to Lusaka

One-way from

$730

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Lusaka

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 Lusaka?

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Flights from Chicago to Lusaka lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Lusaka in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $918.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Lusaka (CHI - LUN)?

When flying from Chicago to Lusaka, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 8% versus a flight in the morning.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Chicago to Lusaka compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $1,319. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,502.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Lusaka in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to LUN flights for May, June
20 May - 22 May
$1,211pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 May - 22 May
$1,212pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 May - 22 May
$1,478pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Lusaka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lusaka from Chicago found for this year
20 May - 22 May
$1,211pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 May - 22 May
$1,212pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Oct - 6 Nov
$1,243pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LUN
Lusaka
LUN
Lusaka
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Lusaka from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Lusaka
3:55 pm - 8:05 am
RwandAir
2 Stops
33h 10m
ORD - LUN
RwandAir
$730
oojo
3:55 pm - 1:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 25m
ORD - LUN
Multiple Airlines
$1,075
SmartFares
2:04 pm - 4:35 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
31h 31m
ORD - LUN
Qatar Airways
$1,263
oojo

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Lusaka

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

For a flight from Chicago to Lusaka, you will be flying into Lusaka. Lusaka (LUN) is just 12.2 mi from the center of the city. Lusaka is the only Lusaka airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 4 airlines have flights to Lusaka from Chicago on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Lusaka for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Lusaka for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just $1,243, but on average you can expect to pay $1,390.

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

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Lusaka, with prices starting at $1,243. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $1,292 and $1,463, respectively. These flights start at 3% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $641. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and RwandAir, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Lusaka for a low price.

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

Consider Emirates, Ethiopian Air or Qatar Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Lusaka.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Lusaka?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Lusaka? While on average our users pay $1,663, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,153. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lusaka), is priced around $1,211.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Lusaka, Zambia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Lusaka

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Mandatory for all arriving passengers in Zambia.


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

Returning to Chicago from Lusaka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lusaka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

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

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Destination information for Lusaka

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Lusaka.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ZK 16.94
Average temperature for May in Lusaka
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Lusaka
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Lusaka

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Lusaka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Lusaka 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
RwandAir
$973 $1,103 No cancel fee N/A

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

Emirates
$1,111 $1,414 No cancel fee 75%
Ethiopian Air
$1,146 $1,358 No cancel fee 72%
Qatar Airways
$1,150 $1,352 No cancel fee 68%
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