Cheap flights from New Zealand to Illinois

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

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 Illinois 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 $1,609. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,609.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Illinois. Flights to Illinois from New Zealand in March are about $1,757 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $1,203.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Illinois (NZ - IL)?

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

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

The best prices found for New Zealand to Illinois flights in January, February
2 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,714

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/1/22

12 Feb - 19 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

22h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
$1,722

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

19h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,775

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/1/22

New Zealand to Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from New Zealand found for this year
2 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,714

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/1/22

25 Aug - 13 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

27h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

28h 45m
$1,720

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

12 Feb - 19 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

22h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
$1,722

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Illinois

Late deals on return flights to Illinois from New Zealand, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

19h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,775

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

32h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

31h 10m
$1,845

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

19h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 45m
$1,906

United Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to Illinois from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Illinois
14 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

34h 20m
$920

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

14 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 10m
$951

United Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

18 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 10m
$956

United Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Illinois 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 Illinois for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Illinois for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,714, but on average you can expect to pay $1,900.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Illinois for under $1,800?

There are currently 13+ open flights from New Zealand to Illinois within the next 7 days for less than $1,800.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $951. Users have also found prices from $1,561 and $1,684 on Korean Air and Emirates, respectively.

Can I fly to Illinois from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Illinois

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

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 Illinois.

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

Can I fly back to New Zealand from Illinois?

Returning to New Zealand from Illinois

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

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to Illinois

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Top 3 airlines flying from New Zealand to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Illinois choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$1,245
Average$1,803
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,289
Average$1,645
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,377
Average$2,092
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety