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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 7% 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 55 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 New Zealand to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,539, or $1,539 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Chicago?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from New Zealand. Prices for March average $1,681 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,150. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a March flight can save you 27% on your journey compared to booking in March

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Chicago in April, May 2021

9 Apr - 16 Apr
$2,594pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$2,861pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 May - 26 May
$2,901pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Chicago 2021 flight deals

9 Aug - 23 Aug
$2,332pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$2,349pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Aug - 18 Aug
$2,351pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Chicago

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$2,861pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$8,876pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from New Zealand

14:05 - 15:34
Qantas Airways
2 stops
42h 29m
AKL - ORD
Qantas Airways
$1,276
Kiwi.com
09:45 - 09:40
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
40h 55m
AKL - ORD
Cathay Pacific
21:15 - 09:20
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
53h 05m
AKL - ORD
Singapore Airlines

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From New Zealand to Chicago

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $2,417 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $2,417. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,332, but on average you can expect to pay $2,518.

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $2,275 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from New Zealand to Chicago, 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 New Zealand to Chicago for under $2,986?

There are currently 2+ open flights from New Zealand to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $2,986.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to Chicago?

Consider China Eastern, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to Chicago.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from New Zealand to Chicago are Christchurch - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Auckland Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl and Wellington - Chicago O'Hare Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Chicago?

While on average a flight from New Zealand to Chicago is generally $1,313, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $733. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $2,506 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to Chicago?

United Airlines and Fiji Airways can get you from New Zealand to Chicago in just under 22h. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 19m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to Chicago return?

According to our current data, Emirates ($2,536), and Fiji Airways ($2,789) offers the cheapest pricing from New Zealand to Chicago.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qantas Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,057. Cathay Pacific flights start at $1,996 while deals on Singapore Airlines start at $2,752 one-way.

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for April in Chicago
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
58.0 mm

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from New Zealand to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
$867 $1,106 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
$838 $1,213 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$926 $1,407 No cancel fee 78%
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