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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Zealand to Chicago (CHI)

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 $1,519, or $1,519 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 $1,659 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,136. 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 January, February 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to CHI flights in January, February
27 Feb - 4 Apr
$2,514pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Feb - 4 Apr
$2,534pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Feb - 4 Apr
$2,553pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New Zealand found for this year
14 Sep - 15 Sep
$1,618pp
WLG
Wellington
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
9 Sep - 11 Sep
$1,663pp
WLG
Wellington
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
29 Apr - 2 May
$1,722pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Chicago
09:30 - 04:05
United Airlines
3 stops
35h 35m
AKL - ORD
United Airlines
$1,024
United
14:00 - 19:11
Air New Zealand
2 stops
23h 11m
CHC - ORD
Air New Zealand
$1,352
KAYAK
13:15 - 09:55
Emirates
2 stops
39h 40m
AKL - ORD
Emirates
$1,641
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Chicago

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $1,825 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $1,825. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $1,722, but on average you can expect to pay $2,398.

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 $1,684 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.

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 Auckland Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Christchurch - 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 $1,348, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $743. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $2,018 for that flight.

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

United Airlines, Emirates, and Delta can get you from New Zealand to Chicago in just under 18h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 23h 43m. 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, United Airlines ($1,723), and Emirates ($2,512) 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 United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $959. Air New Zealand flights start at $1,310 while deals on Emirates start at $1,573 one-way.

Arrival points for flights from New Zealand to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New Zealand to Chicago
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for January in Chicago
1.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
17.0 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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Chicago 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
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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