Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Reykjavik (REK)

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The best prices from Chicago to Reykjavik are usually found in February or January, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Reykjavik (REK)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to REK flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Reykjavik flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Reykjavik.
CHI - IS1
Price
$505 - $607
IS1
Temperature
37.4 - 57.2 °F
IS1
Rainfall
0.6 - 1.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$505

From Chicago to Reykjavik

One-way from

$432

One-way flight from Chicago to Reykjavik

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 Reykjavik?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 7% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Reykjavik.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Reykjavik, book at least 19 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $784 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $919.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Reykjavik?

Flights from Chicago to Reykjavik lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Reykjavik in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $595.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Reykjavik (CHI - IS1)?

When flying from Chicago to Reykjavik, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 22% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Reykjavik in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to REK flights for May, June
14 Jun - 29 Jun
$431pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 13 Jul
$439pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$445pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Reykjavik 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Reykjavik from Chicago found for this year
6 Sep - 13 Sep
$387pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Sep - 17 Oct
$399pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Aug - 13 Aug
$404pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Reykjavik from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Reykjavik direct flight deals
11 Sep - 17 Oct
$399pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Jul - 14 Jul
$408pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$409pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Icelandair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Reykjavik

Late deals on round-trip flights to Reykjavik from Chicago, departing today and this week
12 May - 18 May
$617pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 May - 28 May
$624pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 May - 20 May
$630pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
KEF
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Reykjavik from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Reykjavik
3:30 pm - 2:40 am
Icelandair
Nonstop
6h 10m
ORD - KEF
Icelandair
6:15 am - 2:10 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
14h 55m
ORD - KEF
JetBlue
1:35 pm - 11:45 am
Finnair
1 Stop
17h 10m
ORD - KEF
Finnair
$457
SmartFares

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Reykjavik

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Reykjavik 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 Reykjavik 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Reykjavik to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Reykjavik are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Icelandair, Lufthansa, and United Airlines 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 Reykjavik for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Reykjavik for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $387, but on average you can expect to pay $412.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Reykjavik for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Reykjavik under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Reykjavik is less than $425.

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

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Reykjavik?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Reykjavik is typically colder than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Reykjavik?

A quick flight from Chicago to Reykjavik can take about 6h 10m. Icelandair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $399. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Reykjavik round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Reykjavik round-trip from $399. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Canada, from $404, and Finnair, from $410. Icelandair is priced at 27% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Icelandair, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $384. Finnair flights start at $431 while deals on JetBlue start at $455 one-way.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Reykjavik.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 125 kr
Flight duration
6h 24m
Average temperature for May in Reykjavik
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Reykjavik
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Reykjavik

Reykjavik Domestic (RKV)

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Reykjavik

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Reykjavik 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
WOW air
$210 $253 No cancel fee N/A

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

Lufthansa
$371 $550 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$367 $577 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$512 $592 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$341 $671 No cancel fee 67%
Icelandair
$379 $688 No cancel fee 76%
American Airlines
$536 $690 No cancel fee 71%
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