Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Sydney (SYD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2021: compare Illinois to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois to Sydney?

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 Sydney from $1,179 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,248 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Illinois. Users have commonly found prices around $1,017 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $635. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Sydney in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Illinois to SYD flights for May, June
5 May - 8 May
$1,749pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 May - 8 May
$1,874pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 May - 13 May
$2,029pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Illinois found for this year
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$987pp
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
3 Nov - 2 Dec
$1,017pp
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
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$1,021pp
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

Last minute flights from Illinois to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from Illinois, departing today and this week
13 May - 20 May
$2,145pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 May - 17 May
$3,280pp
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
12 May - 17 May
$3,380pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
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 Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Sydney
4:00 am - 2:55 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
31h 55m
ORD - SYD
United Airlines
$2,163
United
9:25 am - 3:05 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
26h 40m
ORD - SYD
American Airlines
4:50 pm - 2:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
42h 20m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$3,268
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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Illinois to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Illinois to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Illinois to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Illinois to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from Illinois?

If you book a flight to Sydney from Illinois, you will be flying to Kingsford Smith, which is the city’s only airport. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is located 4.6 mi from the center of Sydney.

Can I find flights from Illinois to Sydney for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Sydney for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,075, but on average you can expect to pay $1,303.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Sydney for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Illinois 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 Illinois to Sydney for under $2,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $2,200.

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

When booking a flight from Illinois to Sydney, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Sydney?

The most popular route from Illinois to Sydney is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider Chicago Midway - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Greater Peoria - Sydney Kingsford Smith.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $2,516 for a flight from Illinois to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $577 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $1,075.

How long is the flight from Illinois to Sydney?

Departing from Illinois to Sydney will take you 22h 24m.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $2,163. American Airlines flights start at $2,762 while deals on Delta start at $4,363 one-way.

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
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Average temperature for May in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Sydney
4.1 ″

Airports servicing

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Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

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Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois to Sydney 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
Spirit Airlines
$121 $228 No cancel fee 65%
Virgin Australia
$494 $717 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$511 $912 No cancel fee 74%
Hainan Airlines
$849 $925 No cancel fee 61%

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

Fiji Airways
$627 $940 No cancel fee 74%
Delta
$540 $1,035 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$465 $1,087 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$804 $1,234 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$821 $1,239 No cancel fee 62%

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

Air New Zealand
$894 $1,333 No cancel fee 78%
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