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Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD) to South Africa

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Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD) to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa?

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 51 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,045.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Prices for February average $1,222 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $889. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 78% on your journey compared to booking in February

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa in January, February 2021

The best prices found for ORD to South Africa flights for January, February
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$685pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$686pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$704pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for this year
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$685pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$686pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 30 Sep
$700pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Chicago-O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$685pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$686pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 11 Feb
$704pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa
3:35 pm - 7:30 am
British Airways
1 Stop
30h 55m
ORD - CPT
British Airways
$545
KAYAK
4:45 am - 8:45 am
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
44h 00m
ORD - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$680
SmartFares
1:00 pm - 4:10 am
SWISS
2 Stops
31h 10m
ORD - JNB
SWISS
$717
swiss

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa 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-O'Hare Intl and South Africa 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 O'Hare Intl to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Lufthansa, Delta, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just $685, but on average you can expect to pay $776.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa?

Before booking your flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air France.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sun City Pilansberg, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cape Town Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa is generally $2,078, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $522. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sun City Pilansberg), you can expect to pay $1,086 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa?

Departing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa will take you 20h 20m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa is Ethiopian Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $685 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Etihad Airways, starting at $747 and $773 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $490. Qatar Airways flights start at $604 while deals on SWISS start at $613 one-way.

Arrival points for flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa
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Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to South Africa 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
SWISS
$682 $812 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$790 $943 No cancel fee 71%
Qatar Airways
$656 $957 No cancel fee 68%
Lufthansa
$706 $1,072 No cancel fee 76%
Ethiopian Air
$706 $1,076 No cancel fee 72%
Emirates
$778 $1,133 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$708 $1,136 No cancel fee 77%
KLM
$779 $1,138 No cancel fee 75%
Etihad Airways
$778 $1,139 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$793 $1,284 No cancel fee N/A
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