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Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to South Africa

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

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 19 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 South Africa from $1189 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1561 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to South Africa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to South Africa. Flights to South Africa from Chicago in October are about $1180 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $916.

Cheap flights from Chicago to South Africa in July, August 2020

The best prices found for CHI to South Africa flights for July, August
14 Jul - 28 Jul
$663pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$666pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jul - 29 Jul
$667pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Chicago found for this year
10 Nov - 18 Nov
$647pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$650pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$651pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Chicago, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 23 Jul
$1056pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 23 Jul
$1088pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 23 Jul
$1135pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to South Africa
2:50 pm - 6:55 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
33h 05m
ORD - CPT
Qatar Airways
$537
SmartFares
1:05 pm - 6:10 am
British Airways
1 Stop
34h 05m
ORD - CPT
British Airways
$839
Ovago
6:00 am - 9:05 am
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
20h 05m
ORD - JNB
Ethiopian Air
$1301
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago 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 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just $647, but on average you can expect to pay $664.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to South Africa for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago 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 to South Africa for under $1100?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Chicago to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1100.

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

Consider American Airlines, Air France or Alitalia when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from Chicago 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 to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to South Africa is $665. On average you can expect to pay $909. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sun City Pilansberg), can usually be booked for $1086.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to South Africa
Today's exchange rate
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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing

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