Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne (MEL)

CHI — MEL
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Chicago to Melbourne are usually found in November or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MEL flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

CHI - MEL

Price

$1,669 - $2,121

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

MEL

Rainfall

1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,669From Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne
One-way from$1,014One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Melbourne Airport?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 35% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 19% on flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $2,137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,196.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne Airport. Flights to Melbourne Airport from Chicago in November are about $1,873 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $1,131.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport (CHI - MEL)?

When flying from Chicago to Melbourne Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Melbourne in September, October 2022

The best prices found for CHI to MEL flights for September, October
Oct 27 - Nov 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

33h 15m
$1,942

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 26 - Nov 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 24m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

38h 33m
$1,988

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 29 - Nov 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 13m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

38h 33m
$2,029

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Chicago to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Chicago found for this year
Nov 9 - Nov 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

41h 20m
$1,218

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 22 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

30h 20m
$1,268

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 5 - Nov 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

30h 20m
$1,269

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Feb 28 - Mar 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

45h 52m
$1,221

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Mar 4 - Mar 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

45h 52m
$1,271

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Mar 8 - Mar 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

33h 15m
$1,274

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Mar 11 - Mar 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

25h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 52m
$1,526

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 4 - Oct 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

50h 45m
$3,436

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 5 - Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 50m
$3,642

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Chicago, departing today and this week
Oct 4 - Oct 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

29h 46m
$2,558

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 4 - Oct 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

31h 10m
$2,828

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 4 - Oct 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 48m
MEL

Melbourne

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

45h 55m
$3,178

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Melbourne
Mar 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

50h 25m
$794

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 16
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 20m
$851

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

37h 45m
$921

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and United Airlines flying from Chicago to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,218, but on average you can expect to pay $1,285.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for under $2,600?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $2,600.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,221, Air Canada will fly you from Chicago to Melbourne Airport and back. In addition to Air Canada, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Air Canada is currently priced 34% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Fiji Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $962. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Canada and Air Tahiti Nui, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Melbourne Airport for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Melbourne Airport?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Melbourne Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Melbourne Airport is $1,096. On average you can expect to pay $4,485. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $1,455.

Top 9 airlines flying from Chicago to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$15FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$427Average$2,023FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$710Average$940FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$787Average$1,352FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$972Average$1,133FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$985Average$1,748FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,500Average$2,188FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,583Average$2,167FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,622Average$1,996FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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