Cheap flights to Chicago

NYC — CHI
24 May — 31 May1
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Flights to Chicago in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$1,691Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from$1,686From Auckland Intl to Chicago
One-way from$836One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Chicago

Cheap flights to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI flights for May, June
8 Jun - 15 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

51h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

28h 30m
$2,267

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 18/5/22

5 Jun - 10 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

34h 58m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

48h 59m
$2,292

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 17/5/22

5 Jun - 10 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

33h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

48h 59m
$2,485

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 18/5/22

Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago found for this year
14 Nov - 27 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

16h 30m
$1,686

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19/5/22

14 Nov - 27 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

20h 45m
$1,690

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19/5/22

26 Oct - 2 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

31h 40m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

26h 35m
$1,724

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 18/5/22

When is the best time to fly to Chicago?

Average Chicago flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - CHI

Price

$1,794 - $4,593

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

CHI

Rainfall

43 - 125 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Chicago?

The best time to book flights to Chicago is 54 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Chicago?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Chicago. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Chicago?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Chicago. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Chicago?

Because there are two large airports in Chicago, United States, there are actually quite a few choices to make the trip from cities in New Zealand. The trip times will vary based on your departure point and your layover cities. One flight from Auckland International (AKL) to Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago, offers a travel time of around 22h. A flight from Christchurch (CHC) to Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago, will have a flight time of around 43h. When flying from Wellington (WLG) to Chicago O' Hare International Airport, your trip time will be about 24h 40min.

Are there direct flights to Chicago?

It is unfortunate that there are no direct flights between cities in New Zealand and the large metropolitan area of Chicago but even so, there are still plenty of great Chicago flight deals to be had. There is a two-stop flight that departs from Auckland International and has layovers at Papeete Faaa (PPT) and Los Angeles (LAX) and there is a three-stop flight from Christchurch that has the same layovers but also adds Auckland as a stop. From Wellington, you can also travel aboard this same three-stop flight and all of these flights arrive at Chicago O' Hare International Airport in Chicago.

How do you get to the centre of Chicago from the airport?

No matter which airport in Chicago you arrive at on flights from New Zealand, there will be plenty of transportation options to get you to the centre of Chicago. From Chicago O' Hare International Airport, you can ride the Blue Line Subway that makes the trip in about 45min for a fare of around $ 3.50 (NZ$ 5). You can also take a bus provided by Vangalder Bus that makes the trip in about 40min for a fare of about $ 17 (NZ$ 24). From Chicago Midway Airport, you can take the Orange Line Subway that makes the trip in about 23min for a fare of about $ 3.50 (NZ$ 5) or you can hop aboard the Line 62 bus that will get you to downtown in about 55min for a price of around $ 7 (NZ$ 10).

What can I do while in Chicago?

This very large city in the United States offers plenty of things to see and do for visitors from New Zealand. Navy Pier is a very popular destination because it offers all sorts of rides, shopping, and food choices. The iconic Ferris wheel you will find here is not only a lot of fun but offers great views of the downtown area from the top. At the Lincoln Park Zoo, the entire family will have a great time because of all the animal species that you will find here in addition to an interactive farm that the kids will love. Another great stop for animal lovers is the Shedd Aquarium, which features aquatic animal species from around the world.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Chicago?

New Zealand citizens are exempt from holding a visa when travelling to the U.S. Before you travel you will need to get a travel authorization and you can get one of these through the U.S. government’s electronic system for travel authorization. The fee for this authorization is about $ 15 (NZ$ 22). Beyond that, you will also need a valid passport to enter the United States.

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