Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Sao Paulo (SAO)

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The best prices from Chicago to Sao Paulo are usually found in February or March, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Sao Paulo (SAO)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SAO flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Sao Paulo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sao Paulo.
CHI - SAO
Price
$815 - $1,439
SAO
Temperature
73.4 - 84.2 °F
SAO
Precipitation
1.1 - 8.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$815

From Chicago to Sao Paulo

One-way from

$318

One-way flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo

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 Sao Paulo?

Thursday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 29%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo at least 23 days early can save you up to 25% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo for as little as $949 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,243 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Sao Paulo?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sao Paulo from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $758 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $600. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Sao Paulo (CHI - SAO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Sao Paulo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 32% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CHI to SAO flights for July, August
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$558pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Aug - 6 Sep
$576pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$638pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Sao Paulo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago found for this year
21 Sep - 19 Oct
$494pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$558pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Aug - 6 Sep
$576pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Sao Paulo direct flight deals
9 Oct - 16 Oct
$779pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Oct - 16 Oct
$789pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 2 Nov
$793pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$641pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Aug - 24 Sep
$642pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Aug - 12 Aug
$671pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo
7:20 am - 12:40 am
LATAM Airlines
1 Stop
14h 20m
ORD - GRU
LATAM Airlines
$318
MaxMilhas
10:20 am - 1:40 am
LATAM Airlines
1 Stop
13h 20m
ORD - GRU
LATAM Airlines
$388
MaxMilhas
3:45 am - 1:30 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 45m
ORD - VCP
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Sao Paulo

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Sao Paulo 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 Sao Paulo 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 Sao Paulo to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on LATAM Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $494, but on average you can expect to pay $634.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo is less than $1,844.

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

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Sao Paulo?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Sao Paulo is generally hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo?

A quick flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo can take about 12h 58m. Copa Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $690. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Copa Airlines ($638), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Sao Paulo. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Sao Paulo for 33% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

For one-way options, check prices for LATAM Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $318.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sao Paulo, Brazil

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sao Paulo from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Sao Paulo

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sao Paulo.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Sao Paulo.

Documents
Travel Health Declaration - Travelers and airline crew must complete a Traveler's Health Declaration Form within 72 hours of boarding and present it upon arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Sao Paulo?

Returning to Chicago from Sao Paulo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sao Paulo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sao Paulo are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Sao Paulo, Brazil

Destination information for Sao Paulo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Sao Paulo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.22
Average temperature for August in Sao Paulo
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Sao Paulo
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl (GRU)
Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH)
Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP)

Top 9 airlines flying from Chicago to Sao Paulo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Sao Paulo 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
Copa Airlines
$550 $891 No cancel fee 70%
Aeromexico
$614 $932 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines Brasil
$782 $950 No cancel fee 74%

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

Air Canada
$561 $1,011 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$545 $1,018 No cancel fee 71%
LATAM Airlines
$885 $1,154 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$294 $1,320 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$864 $1,330 No cancel fee 69%
Azul
$987 $1,460 No cancel fee 82%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Sao Paulo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Sao Paulo.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of CHI to SAO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of CHI to SAO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CHI to SAO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CHI to SAO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Sao Paulo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Sao Paulo.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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