Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to South America

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BOG flight in 2022: compare Chicago to South America flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South America.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to South America?

Flights from Chicago to South America lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to South America in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $300.

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

To save up to 15% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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 America from $587 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $687 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to South America (CHI - SA)?

When flying from Chicago to South America, 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 Chicago to South America in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to South America flights for May, June
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$324pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$347pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to South America 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South America from Chicago found for this year
10 Sep - 16 Sep
$265pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTG
Cartagena Rafael Nunez
CTG
Cartagena Rafael Nunez
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$268pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTG
Cartagena Rafael Nunez
CTG
Cartagena Rafael Nunez
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$277pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTG
Cartagena Rafael Nunez
CTG
Cartagena Rafael Nunez
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to South America

Late deals on round-trip flights to South America from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$324pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$347pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to South America from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to South America
5:10 am - 11:11 am
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
30h 01m
ORD - LIM
Copa Airlines
$153
oojo
1:15 am - 9:24 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 09m
ORD - MDE
Spirit Airlines
$172
Travelocity
3:41 pm - 2:52 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 11m
ORD - BOG
Multiple Airlines
$174
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to South America

Which airlines flying from Chicago to South America have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to South America that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Copa Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to South America for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to South America for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $265, but on average you can expect to pay $306.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to South America for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to South America within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

The most popular flight routes from Chicago to South America are Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lima J Chavez Intl, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Bogotá El Dorado and Chicago O'Hare Intl - Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl.

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to South America, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to South America?

On average you can expect to pay $494 for a flight from Chicago to South America. The cheapest flight overall is $144 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lima J Chavez Intl) is currently priced at $347.

Destination information for South America

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to South America.
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Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to South America

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to South America 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$165 $317 No cancel fee 65%
Avianca
$215 $521 No cancel fee 71%
Interjet
$249 $545 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$276 $805 No cancel fee 69%
Copa Airlines
$283 $690 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$301 $812 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$303 $798 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$388 $624 No cancel fee 75%
LATAM Airlines
$391 $708 No cancel fee 81%
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