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 2021: compare Chicago to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to New Zealand?

To save up to 5% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to New Zealand from $1,287 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,287 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Zealand from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $1,261 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $897. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to New Zealand (CHI - NZ0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chicago to New Zealand as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New Zealand in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to New Zealand flights for September, October
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$1,994pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,055pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$2,057pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Chicago found for this year
9 Dec - 17 Dec
$1,314pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,318pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
23 Feb - 6 Mar
$1,222pp
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
6 Feb - 20 Feb
$1,532pp
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
9 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,590pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
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
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$1,994pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$2,057pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Oct - 6 Oct
$2,058pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
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
5:00 am - 1:50 am
Air Tahiti Nui
2 Stops
25h 50m
ORD - AKL
Air Tahiti Nui
$791
KAYAK
2:45 am - 1:55 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
52h 10m
ORD - AKL
United Airlines
$1,131
United
8:23 am - 12:50 pm
Qantas Airways
3 Stops
33h 27m
ORD - AKL
Qantas Airways

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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 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.

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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,189, but on average you can expect to pay $1,241.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to New Zealand for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 10 direct flights from Chicago to New Zealand under $1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to New Zealand is less than $4,992.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to New Zealand for under $2,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $743. Users have also found prices from $791 and $1,131 on Air Tahiti Nui and United Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to New Zealand?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $658. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $1,189 on average our data indicates $1,633 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 - Wellington when deciding on the best route from Chicago to New Zealand.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to New Zealand.

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COVID Restrictions

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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 will not be allowed to enter New Zealand.

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

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

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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 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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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 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
United Airlines
$682 $1,598 No cancel fee 69%
Qantas Airways
$692 $1,109 No cancel fee 74%
Air Canada
$790 $1,123 No cancel fee 67%
Air New Zealand
$888 $1,341 No cancel fee 78%
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.

American Airlines
$994 $1,512 No cancel fee 71%
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