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

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 36 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 New Zealand within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,017.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to New Zealand?

June can be a great time to fly to New Zealand from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $1,041. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $802. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New Zealand in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHI to New Zealand flights for January, February
1 Feb - 2 Mar
$2,018pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$2,034pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$2,039pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Chicago found for this year
10 Apr - 24 Apr
$1,038pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Apr - 21 Jul
$1,100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Apr - 7 May
$1,125pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
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
7 Jul - 21 Jul
$2,500pp
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
21 Apr - 21 Jul
$2,631pp
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
11 Jun - 20 Jun
$8,764pp
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
25 Jan - 30 Jan
$2,059pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jan - 30 Jan
$2,200pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$2,556pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to New Zealand from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to New Zealand
11:20 am - 7:55 am
Cathay Pacific
1 Stop
27h 35m
ORD - AKL
Cathay Pacific
6:11 pm - 7:55 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
44h 44m
ORD - AKL
Multiple Airlines
5:20 pm - 2:45 am
Air New Zealand
Nonstop
16h 25m
ORD - AKL
Air New Zealand
$1,173
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to New Zealand flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to New Zealand

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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.

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways 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 Multiple Airlines for just $1,038, but on average you can expect to pay $1,148.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $2,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from Chicago to New Zealand under $2,500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to New Zealand is less than $4,631.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to New Zealand for under $2,100?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Chicago to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

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

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Cathay Pacific when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines 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 - Christchurch or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Queenstown Intl when deciding on the best route from Chicago to New Zealand.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to New Zealand?

While on average a flight from Chicago to New Zealand is generally $1,654, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $650. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Auckland Intl), you can expect to pay $1,038 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Chicago to New Zealand?

For as low as $1,138, Air New Zealand can have you in New Zealand from Chicago in 18h 50m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to New Zealand is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,100 on this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $941 on Cathay Pacific. Another option is Air New Zealand, who have fights from $993.

Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to New Zealand
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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 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
$692 $1,109 No cancel fee 74%
Air Canada
$790 $1,123 No cancel fee 67%
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 New Zealand
$888 $1,341 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$994 $1,512 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$682 $1,598 No cancel fee 69%
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