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 2021: compare Chicago to South America flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South America.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to South America?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 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 $483 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South America from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $468 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $282. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to South America in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to South America flights for June, July
28 Jul - 9 Aug
$250pp
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
10 Jul - 14 Jul
$251pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDE
Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
MDE
Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jul - 5 Aug
$262pp
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

Chicago to South America 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South America from Chicago found for this year
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$200pp
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
24 Aug - 1 Sep
$229pp
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 Sep - 8 Sep
$238pp
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

Non-stop flights to South America from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to South America direct flight deals
20 Sep - 28 Sep
$763pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 23 Sep
$765pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Sep - 13 Oct
$772pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
United Airlines
Non-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
29 Jun - 29 Sep
$265pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDE
Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
MDE
Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 14 Jul
$284pp
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
29 Jun - 14 Jul
$320pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to South America from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to South America
2:25 pm - 9:23 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
18h 58m
ORD - BOG
Spirit Airlines
$78
JustFly
2:35 pm - 9:17 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
18h 42m
ORD - BOG
Spirit Airlines
$94
FlightNetwork
2:35 pm - 9:17 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
18h 42m
ORD - BOG
Spirit Airlines
$100
CheapOair

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to South America

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to South America 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 America 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to South America to control the spread of COVID-19?

LATAM Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to South America include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to South America for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $200, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to South America for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to South America under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to South America is less than $1,467.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to South America for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to South America within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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 most popular routes from Chicago to South America?

When deciding which route to take from Chicago to South America consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lima J Chavez Intl, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Bogotá El Dorado or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to South America?

While on average a flight from Chicago to South America is generally $692, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $160. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lima J Chavez Intl), you can expect to pay $285 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Chicago to South America?

For as low as $238, Spirit Airlines can have you in South America from Chicago in 6h 55m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to South America round-trip?

Currently priced at $200, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Chicago to South America and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Copa Airlines for as low as $264.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to South America one-way?

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from Chicago to South America is Spirit Airlines ($78).

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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
Interjet
$249 $477 No cancel fee 68%
Spirit Airlines
$235 $488 No cancel fee 65%
Avianca
$215 $489 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$406 $730 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines
$455 $783 No cancel fee 81%
LATAM Airlines Brasil
$716 $878 No cancel fee 74%

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

American Airlines
$446 $912 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$294 $927 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$453 $932 No cancel fee 67%
Aerolineas Argentinas
$897 $982 No cancel fee 59%
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