Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Santiago (SCL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez are usually found in August or July, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Santiago (SCL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SCL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Santiago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santiago.
CHI - SCL
Price
$681 - $1,129
SCL
Temperature
46.4 - 69.8 °F
SCL
Precipitation
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$681

From Chicago (CHI) to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

One-way from

$583

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Santiago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Santiago. Flights to Santiago from Chicago in August are about $846 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $593.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Santiago?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 2%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 36 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from Chicago to Santiago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 36 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $942. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $942.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Santiago (CHI - SCL)?

When flying from Chicago to Santiago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Santiago in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to SCL flights for December, January
18 Jan - 16 Feb
$647pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Jan - 16 Feb
$657pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Jan - 16 Feb
$702pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Santiago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santiago from Chicago found for this year
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$820pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Dec - 31 Dec
$850pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Copa Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 16 Dec
$854pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Santiago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santiago from Chicago, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,270pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,325pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,408pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Arturo Merino Benitez from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Santiago
12:50 am - 1:50 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
22h 00m
MDW - SCL
Spirit Airlines
$583
flightschannel
6:15 am - 1:20 am
LATAM Airlines
1 Stop
16h 05m
ORD - SCL
LATAM Airlines
$645
ChatDeal
9:45 am - 4:20 pm
Aeromexico
1 Stop
27h 35m
ORD - SCL
Aeromexico

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Santiago

What airport do you fly into for flights to Santiago from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Santiago, you will be flying into Arturo Merino Benitez. Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL) is just 8.4 mi from the center of the city. Arturo Merino Benitez is the only Santiago airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 9 airlines have flights to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez from Chicago on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, LATAM Airlines, and Copa Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Santiago for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Santiago for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $580, but on average you can expect to pay $648.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Santiago for under $1,300?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Chicago to Santiago within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

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

According to our current data, LATAM Airlines ($627), and Copa Airlines ($651) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Santiago. LATAM Airlines is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Aeromexico, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $575. Spirit Airlines flights start at $583 while deals on American Airlines start at $604 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Santiago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $257. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez) can be booked for $608 on average our data indicates $946 when flying from Chicago to Santiago.

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to Santiago, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santiago (SCL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Santiago from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - The validity of this document is 48 hours.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Santiago?

Returning to Chicago from Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Santiago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Santiago.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $841
Average temperature for December in Santiago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santiago
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Santiago

Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL)

Top 9 airlines flying from Chicago to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Santiago 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
Avianca
$414 $659 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$632 $845 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines
$643 $950 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$649 $890 No cancel fee N/A
Interjet
$661 $760 No cancel fee 68%

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

United Airlines
$775 $989 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$799 $1,027 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$799 $958 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$883 $1,110 No cancel fee 67%
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