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Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne (MEL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Melbourne are usually found in March or February, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne (MEL)

CHI - MEL
Price
$773 - $1,888
MEL
Temperature
71.6 - 89.6 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1 - 6.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 44% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average price $1,172 Average for round-trip flights in septiembre 2020
Round-trip from €773 From Chicago to Melbourne
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 Melbourne?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 33%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 47 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 Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,118.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $1,018 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $757. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Melbourne (CHI - MEL)?

When flying from Chicago to Melbourne, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Melbourne in September, October 2020

The best prices found for CHI to MEL flights for September, October
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$1,299pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Oct - 29 Oct
$1,865pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Oct - 28 Oct
$1,913pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Chicago found for this year
23 Dec - 13 Jan
$979pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Dec - 13 Jan
$980pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 30 Dec
$1,010pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Melbourne
2:40 pm - 9:15 am
Major Airline
2 Stops
25h 35m
ORD - MEL
Major Airline
$1,268
Flyus
3:25 pm - 1:15 pm
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
28h 50m
ORD - MEL
Etihad Airways
$1,294
KAYAK
5:00 am - 12:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
50h 10m
ORD - MEL
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Melbourne 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 Melbourne 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 Melbourne for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Melbourne for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $903, but on average you can expect to pay $1,220.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Melbourne for under $900 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Melbourne is colder than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Melbourne?

Airlines like Delta, Major Airline, and Qantas Airways fly from Chicago to Melbourne in about 25h 14m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 26m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $1,255, Major Airline will fly you from Chicago to Melbourne and back. In addition to Major Airline, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,177. Major Airline flights start at $1,268 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $1,634 one-way.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.37
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Melbourne

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