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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
O'Hare Intl (ORD) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to JNB flight in 2022: compare O'Hare Intl to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa?

Find a great deal and save up to 8% by booking at least 19 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 Airport to South Africa within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $924.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Prices for February average $964 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $700. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa (ORD - ZA)?

When flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to South Africa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ORD to South Africa flights for May, June
18 May - 26 May
$845pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 May - 5 Jun
$912pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 May - 29 May
$917pp
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 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from O'Hare Intl found for this year
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$612pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$613pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 10 Nov
$614pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
25 May - 5 Jun
$912pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 May - 7 Jun
$930pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 May - 7 Jun
$934pp
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 O'Hare Intl to South Africa
2:30 pm - 6:15 am
Iberia
2 Stops
32h 45m
ORD - JNB
Iberia
$627
ChatDeal
6:40 pm - 8:00 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 20m
ORD - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$715
Fareboom
1:05 pm - 7:05 am
British Airways
1 Stop
35h 00m
ORD - CPT
British Airways
$722
ChatDeal

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Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to South Africa

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. United Airlines, Delta, and Turkish 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 O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $612, but on average you can expect to pay $647.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Iberia, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $607. British Airways flights start at $616 while deals on RwandAir start at $653 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa are Major Airline, American Airlines and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $559. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for $612 on average our data indicates $2,809 when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to South Africa.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from O'Hare Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago O'Hare Intl to South Africa

Most visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to O'Hare Intl from South Africa?

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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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 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
Ethiopian Air
$692 $763 No cancel fee 72%
United Airlines
$699 $996 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$733 $1,034 No cancel fee 76%
Delta
$739 $997 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$745 $859 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$752 $901 No cancel fee 79%
KLM
$754 $1,148 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$842 $1,184 No cancel fee 68%
British Airways
$897 $1,057 No cancel fee 70%
South African
$899 $1,762 No cancel fee 78%
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