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Cheap flights from New Zealand to Chicago

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New Zealand to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHI flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to Chicago at least 55 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 55 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to Chicago for as little as $1,535 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,535 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from New Zealand to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to Chicago in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,148.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Chicago (NZ0 - CHI)?

When flying from New Zealand to Chicago, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Chicago in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to CHI flights in September, October
1 Oct - 17 Oct
$2,555pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$2,562pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$2,598pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New Zealand found for this year
1 Dec - 5 Jan
$2,362pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
17 Nov - 21 Jan
$2,496pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
17 Nov - 21 Jan
$2,522pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Chicago
05:05 - 05:25
Korean Air
1 stop
42h 20m
AKL - ORD
Korean Air
15:15 - 15:22
Air New Zealand
1 stop
19h 07m
AKL - ORD
Air New Zealand
$1,556
SnapTravelAir
15:40 - 11:10
Qatar Airways
2 stops
37h 30m
AKL - ORD
Qatar Airways
$1,704
qatarairways.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Chicago

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,843, but on average you can expect to pay $2,464.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Korean Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,549. Users have also found prices from $1,556 and $1,605 on Korean Air and Air New Zealand, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Chicago

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Zealand from Chicago?

Returning to New Zealand from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Chicago

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing 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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