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The best prices from Chicago to Sydney are usually found in May or February, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Sydney (SYD)

CHI - SYD
Price
$760 - $1879
SYD
Temperature
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.3 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Round-trip from $760 From Chicago to Sydney
One-way from $432 One-way flight from Chicago to Sydney
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Sydney?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 23% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Sydney at least 46 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Sydney for as little as $972 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 $1089 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Sydney?

March can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $1040. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $734. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Sydney in July, August 2020

The best prices found for CHI to SYD flights for July, August
22 Jul - 28 Jul
$1243pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jul - 12 Jan
$1339pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jul - 14 Jul
$1378pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Sydney 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Chicago found for this year
8 Aug - 22 Aug
$882pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Aug - 26 Aug
$883pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Nov - 5 Dec
$912pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from Chicago, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$1974pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$1978pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$2923pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Sydney
8:40 am - 2:10 am
Japan Airlines
1 Stop
26h 30m
ORD - SYD
Japan Airlines
$747
Ovago
8:16 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
59h 29m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$432
Kiwi.com
4:00 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
39h 45m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$513
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Sydney flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Sydney 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 Sydney 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 Sydney for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Sydney for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $882, but on average you can expect to pay $980.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Sydney for under $900 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Sydney, 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 Sydney for under $2000?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Chicago to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $2000.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith was viewed by 52 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Sydney is typically colder than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.44
Average temperature for July in Sydney
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Sydney
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Sydney