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Illinois to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois 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 Illinois to South Africa from $1,189 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,561 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Illinois. Prices for October average $1,180 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $916. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a October flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in October

Cheap flights from Illinois to South Africa in September, October 2020

The best prices found for Illinois to South Africa flights for September, October
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$679pp
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
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$705pp
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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$709pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Illinois found for this year
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$679pp
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
3 Nov - 1 Dec
$691pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 2 Feb
$691pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Illinois, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 27 Nov
$997pp
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
23 Sep - 2 Dec
$1,033pp
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
23 Sep - 28 Nov
$1,093pp
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

One-way flights to South Africa from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to South Africa
3:25 pm - 3:20 am
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
27h 55m
ORD - JNB
Etihad Airways
$720
Ovago
4:15 pm - 6:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 55m
ORD - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$734
KAYAK
5:30 am - 9:05 am
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
20h 35m
ORD - JNB
Ethiopian Air
$755
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Useful info, stats and facts about Illinois to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $679, but on average you can expect to pay $707.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Illinois 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 Illinois to South Africa for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from Illinois to South Africa.

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

While some choose either Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cape Town Intl or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sun City Pilansberg is the most popular route from Illinois to South Africa.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $653. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sun City Pilansberg) can be booked for $1,086 on average our data indicates $891 when flying from Illinois to South Africa

How long is the flight from Illinois to South Africa?

For as low as $3,878, KLM can have you in South Africa from Illinois in 23h 15m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Illinois to South Africa round-trip?

Currently priced at $679, Qatar Airways will fly you from Illinois to South Africa and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $684 and $691, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Illinois 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 $618. Ethiopian Air flights start at $621 while deals on Etihad Airways start at $720 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Illinois to South Africa

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Illinois to South Africa
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Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing

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