Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2022: compare Illinois to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Illinois to South Africa?

February can be a great time to fly to South Africa from Illinois with a flight ticket averaging about $964. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $700. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Illinois to South Africa at least 19 days early can save you up to 8% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 19 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Illinois to South Africa for as little as $924 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,008 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to South Africa (IL - ZA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Illinois to South Africa as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Illinois to South Africa in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Illinois to South Africa flights for January, February
29 Jan - 6 Feb
$715pp
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
31 Jan - 9 Feb
$716pp
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
2 Feb - 12 Feb
$719pp
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

Illinois to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Illinois found for this year
19 Mar - 2 Apr
$678pp
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
19 Mar - 2 Apr
$687pp
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
26 Mar - 2 Apr
$692pp
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 Illinois to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Illinois, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 9 Feb
$715pp
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
31 Jan - 9 Feb
$716pp
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
2 Feb - 12 Feb
$719pp
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 Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to South Africa
1:35 pm - 9:45 am
RwandAir
3 Stops
36h 10m
ORD - CPT
RwandAir
3:00 pm - 1:20 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
38h 20m
ORD - JNB
United Airlines
$609
United
3:35 pm - 3:00 am
Iberia
1 Stop
27h 25m
ORD - CPT
Iberia
$673
Fareboom

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to South Africa

Which airlines flying from Illinois to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Illinois to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Lufthansa, 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 Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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 Ethiopian Air for just $678, but on average you can expect to pay $717.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to South Africa for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Illinois to South Africa one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for RwandAir. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $502. Users have also found prices from $589 and $663 on United Airlines and Ethiopian Air, respectively.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Illinois?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Illinois to South Africa

Most visitors from Illinois need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois 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 Illinois from South Africa?

Returning to Illinois from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

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Destination points for flights from Illinois to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather 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)

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
Qatar Airways
$656 $957 No cancel fee 68%
SWISS
$682 $812 No cancel fee 79%
Ethiopian Air
$706 $1,076 No cancel fee 72%
Lufthansa
$706 $1,072 No cancel fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$708 $1,136 No cancel fee 77%
Emirates
$778 $1,133 No cancel fee 75%
Etihad Airways
$778 $1,139 No cancel fee 75%
KLM
$779 $1,138 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$790 $943 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$793 $1,460 No cancel fee N/A
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