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 2022: 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?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Illinois to Sydney 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,257, or $1,362 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Illinois to Sydney lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Illinois to Sydney in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at $586.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Sydney (IL - SYD)?

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

Cheap flights from Illinois to Sydney in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Illinois to SYD flights for January, February
23 Feb - 2 Mar
$916pp
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 Feb - 23 Feb
$927pp
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
27 Feb - 2 Mar
$934pp
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

Illinois to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Illinois found for this year
23 Feb - 2 Mar
$916pp
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 Feb - 23 Feb
$927pp
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
27 Feb - 2 Mar
$934pp
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
1 Feb - 19 Feb
$1,122pp
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
1 Feb - 19 Feb
$1,154pp
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
31 Jan - 28 Feb
$1,158pp
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

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Sydney
9:15 am - 1:20 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 05m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$791
Kiwi.com
3:38 pm - 1:20 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
40h 42m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$847
Kiwi.com
9:10 am - 2:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 20m
ORD - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$579
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Sydney

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Illinois to Sydney for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Sydney for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $916, but on average you can expect to pay $984.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to Sydney for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from Illinois to Sydney is $199. On average you can expect to pay $1,850. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $1,000.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Sydney?

While some choose either Chicago Midway - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Lambert-St Louis - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith is the most popular route from Illinois to Sydney.

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

Before booking your flight from Illinois to Sydney check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Illinois?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Illinois to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Illinois will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Illinois from Sydney?

Returning to Illinois from Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

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Departure points for flights from Illinois to Sydney

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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
$1 = $1.40
Average temperature for January in Sydney
32.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sydney
5.7 ″

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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%
American Airlines
$232 $1,604 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$465 $1,087 No cancel fee 69%
Virgin Australia
$494 $717 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$511 $912 No cancel fee 74%
Delta
$540 $1,035 No cancel fee N/A
Fiji Airways
$627 $940 No cancel fee 74%
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.

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.