Cheap flights from New Zealand to Chicago

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from New Zealand to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 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 $1,591. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,591.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $1,738 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,189. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to Chicago as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to CHI flights in January, February
23 Feb - 16 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

23h 40m
$1,683

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

28 Feb - 15 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

34h 20m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
$1,708

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

23 Feb - 17 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

22h 21m
$1,721

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

New Zealand to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New Zealand found for this year
15 Sep - 29 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 45m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 15m
$1,626

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16.01.22

4 Aug - 25 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

34h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 10m
$1,658

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16.01.22

8 Mar - 11 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

30h 08m
$1,666

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from New Zealand, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

26h 20m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

36h 05m
$1,929

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

25 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

40h 35m
$1,948

United Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

24 Jan - 31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

29h 50m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

34h 15m
$2,092

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.01.22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Chicago
21 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$863

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15.01.22

21 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

27h 00m
$888

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 15.01.22

23 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

30h 25m
$906

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 15.01.22

Related info for your journey

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

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 $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Chicago for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,666, but on average you can expect to pay $1,735.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Chicago for under $2,000?

There are currently 12+ open flights from New Zealand to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New Zealand to Chicago are Qantas Airways ($888), United Airlines ($925), and Air New Zealand ($1,030).

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

When deciding which route to take from New Zealand to Chicago, consider Auckland Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Wellington - Chicago O'Hare Intl or Christchurch - Chicago O'Hare Intl, as they are the most popular.

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

When booking a flight from New Zealand to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on China Eastern, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New Zealand to Chicago? While on average our users pay $1,217, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $759. The most popular route (Auckland Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $1,824.

Can I fly to Chicago from New Zealand right now?

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 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

Can I fly back to New Zealand from Chicago?

Returning to New Zealand from Chicago

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

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Chicago

Select to see more specific information for flights to Chicago from all departure points in New Zealand

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$1,231
Average$1,783
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,274
Average$1,626
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,361
Average$2,068
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety