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 2022: 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
62.6 - 73.4 °F
SAO
Precipitation
0.8 - 9.4 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 (CHI) to Sao Paulo (SAO)

One-way from

$233

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Sao Paulo (SAO)

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?

To save up to 11% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Sao Paulo from $1,170 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,230 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 32% on flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo by exploring options for tickets at noon.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Sao Paulo. Flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago in February are about $960 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $685.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to SAO flights for January, February
31 Jan - 4 Feb
$494pp
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 Feb - 5 Mar
$496pp
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
23 Feb - 2 Mar
$499pp
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

Chicago to Sao Paulo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago found for this year
4 May - 9 May
$472pp
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 Apr - 6 May
$475pp
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
2 May - 9 May
$480pp
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
18 Mar - 29 Apr
$941pp
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
18 Mar - 27 Mar
$943pp
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
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$944pp
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
31 Jan - 4 Feb
$494pp
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
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$505pp
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
31 Jan - 3 Feb
$509pp
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

One-way flights to Sao Paulo from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo
1:30 am - 3:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
34h 35m
ORD - GRU
Multiple Airlines
$298
Kiwi.com
2:27 am - 2:15 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 48m
ORD - VCP
Multiple Airlines
$323
Gotogate
6:08 am - 2:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 37m
ORD - GRU
Multiple Airlines
$233
Kiwi.com

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

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 $472, but on average you can expect to pay $499.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo is less than $2,109.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Sao Paulo for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Sao Paulo?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo is generally $1,264, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $332. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl), you can expect to pay $480 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Sao Paulo?

Consider Azul (79%), ANA (79%) or United Airlines (79%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Sao Paulo.

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

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Azul when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Sao Paulo.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Sao Paulo?

When deciding which route to take from Chicago to Sao Paulo consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sao Paulo Viracopos or Chicago Midway - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl as they are the most popular.

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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) 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 need to present to the airline responsible for the flight (before boarding) the proof (printed or electronic) of filling out the Traveler's Health Declaration - DSV, within a maximum of 24hours prior to boarding to the Federative Republic of Brazil, with the agreement on the sanitary measures that must be complied with during the period in which they are in the country.


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 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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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
$1 = R$ 5.48
Average temperature for January in Sao Paulo
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sao Paulo
8.1 ″

Airports servicing 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
Delta
$294 $1,320 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$545 $1,018 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$550 $891 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$561 $1,011 No cancel fee 67%
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.

United Airlines
$864 $1,330 No cancel fee 69%
LATAM Airlines
$885 $1,154 No cancel fee 81%
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
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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