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?

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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to New Zealand flights for May, June
1 Jun - 1 Jul
$1,959pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 17 Jun
$2,035pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 May - 14 May
$2,063pp
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
17 Sep - 24 Sep
$1,179pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 12 Jan
$1,189pp
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
1 Dec - 12 Jan
$1,193pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 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
14 May - 20 Nov
$2,103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 May - 20 Nov
$2,105pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 May - 20 Nov
$2,168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
1:50 pm - 7:30 am
Fiji Airways
2 Stops
24h 40m
ORD - WLG
Fiji Airways
$1,359
Gotogate
4:45 pm - 7:55 am
Emirates
2 Stops
46h 10m
ORD - AKL
Emirates
$1,571
BudgetAir
9:25 pm - 8:05 pm
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
53h 40m
ORD - AKL
Qatar Airways
$1,884
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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 $1,200 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 $1,179, but on average you can expect to pay $1,431.

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

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to New Zealand for under $2,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $2,200.

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 - Wellington 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 $1,634, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $658. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Auckland Intl), you can expect to pay $1,198 for that flight.

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 $1,359 on Fiji Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Emirates from $1,488 and Qatar Airways from $1,884 one-way.

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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

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