Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Paris (PAR)

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The best prices from Chicago to Paris are usually found in August or February, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Paris (PAR)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PAR flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Paris flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Paris.
CHI - PAR
Price
$430 - $781
PAR
Temperature
46.4 - 77 °F
PAR
Rainfall
0.6 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$430

From Chicago to Paris

One-way from

$351

One-way flight from Chicago to Paris

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 Paris?

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Paris on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Paris, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $529 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $529.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Paris (CHI - PAR)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Paris in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 40% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Paris in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to PAR flights for May, June
13 Jun - 28 Jun
$462pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$464pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun - 14 Jun
$465pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Paris 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Paris from Chicago found for this year
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$373pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Sep - 14 Sep
$380pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 4 Sep
$386pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Paris from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Paris direct flight deals
15 Jun - 25 Jun
$605pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
Non-Stop
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Brussels Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jun - 30 Jun
$611pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 30 Jun
$656pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Iberia
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Paris

Late deals on round-trip flights to Paris from Chicago, departing today and this week
19 May - 25 May
$641pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 30 May
$642pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 May - 3 Jun
$643pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Paris from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Paris
3:15 pm - 9:50 am
SWISS
1 Stop
11h 35m
ORD - CDG
SWISS
$355
StudentUniverse
1:49 am - 11:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 01m
ORD - ORY
Multiple Airlines
$351
Kiwi.com
12:00 pm - 4:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
33h 20m
ORD - BVA
Multiple Airlines
$356
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Paris</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Paris

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Paris 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 Paris 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 Paris have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Paris have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Finnair, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Paris for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Paris for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $373, but on average you can expect to pay $400.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Paris for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Paris under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Paris is less than $695.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Paris for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Paris within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Paris on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Chicago to Paris a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Paris?

With an average temperature of 84 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Paris are colder than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Paris?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Paris in 9h 45m. Fly via Delta, Icelandair, or Air France to get the fastest option. Chicago and Paris are separated by a distance of 4164 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $415, SAS will fly you from Chicago to Paris and back. In addition to SAS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that SAS is 29% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for SWISS. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $355.

Destination information for Paris

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Paris.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for May in Paris
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Paris
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Paris

Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
Paris Beauvais-Tille (BVA)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Paris

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Paris 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
Air Italy
$344 $434 No cancel fee N/A

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

Norwegian
$234 $475 No cancel fee 74%
Iberia
$282 $535 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$297 $603 No cancel fee 79%
Brussels Airlines
$331 $659 No cancel fee N/A
SAS
$386 $691 No cancel fee 77%
Aer Lingus
$533 $746 No cancel fee N/A
Icelandair
$395 $749 No cancel fee 76%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$449 $749 No cancel fee N/A
Austrian Airlines
$451 $775 No cancel fee 78%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Paris

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Paris.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 54% of CHI to PAR departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of CHI to PAR departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to PAR departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CHI to PAR departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Paris
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Paris.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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