Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to New Zealand

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to New Zealand

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to AKL flight in 2022: compare Chicago to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to New Zealand?

Flights from Chicago to New Zealand lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to New Zealand in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $897.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to New Zealand (CHI - NZ)?

When flying from Chicago to New Zealand, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 5% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to New Zealand 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,287, or $1,287 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New Zealand in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to New Zealand flights for May, June
21 Jun - 28 Jul
$1,652pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Jun - 28 Jul
$1,666pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Jun - 28 Jul
$1,680pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Chicago found for this year
21 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,062pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Nov - 16 Jan
$1,063pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,075pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to New Zealand from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to New Zealand direct flight deals
16 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,127pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,202pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,205pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to New Zealand

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Zealand from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,825pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,880pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,931pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to New Zealand from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to New Zealand
11:51 am - 1:45 am
Air New Zealand
1 Stop
19h 54m
ORD - AKL
Air New Zealand
$629
Kiwi.com
11:51 am - 1:45 am
Air New Zealand
1 Stop
19h 54m
ORD - AKL
Air New Zealand
$661
mytrip.com
12:40 pm - 1:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 05m
ORD - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$683
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to New Zealand

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and China Eastern 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $1,062, but on average you can expect to pay $1,128.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from Chicago to New Zealand under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to New Zealand is less than $1,560.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to New Zealand?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $366. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $1,075 on average our data indicates $4,098 when flying from Chicago to New Zealand.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to New Zealand?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Auckland Intl, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Wellington or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Christchurch when deciding on the best route from Chicago to New Zealand.

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

Air Canada, Fiji Airways and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to New Zealand.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Zealand from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to New Zealand

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New Zealand.

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

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from New Zealand?

Returning to Chicago from New Zealand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination points for flights from Chicago to New Zealand

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to New Zealand.
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Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne (GIS)

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to New Zealand 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
Qantas Airways
$812 $1,509 No cancel fee 74%
China Eastern
$945 $1,140 No cancel fee 62%

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

Air Canada
$1,077 $1,091 No cancel fee 67%
Air New Zealand
$1,168 $1,507 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$1,198 $1,569 No cancel fee 69%
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