Cheap flights from Australia to Chicago from $744

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Flight information for Australia to Chicago

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Australia to Chicago
Fastest flight time21h 52mThe fastest flight from Australia to Chicago takes 21h 52m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Australia to Chicago. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport - Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, Melbourne Airport - Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and Melbourne Airport - Chicago Midway Airport.
Airports in Chicago3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Australia to Chicago

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What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from Australia?

United Airlines

Air Canada, Air New Zealand, and American Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Australia to Chicago

What is the cheapest Australia to Chicago flight route?

Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best Australia - Chicago flight prices


Easily compare round-trip flights from Australia to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Australia to Chicago by changing tabs
Japan Airlines
Mar 30
SYD5:15 amSydney Kingsford Smith
40h 15m
1 stop
ORD9:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 13
ORD8:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
26h 45m
1 stop
SYD11:10 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
Jan 11
BNE6:20 amBrisbane
34h 43m
3 stops
ORD5:03 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 16
ORD8:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
28h 45m
2 stops
BNE1:20 pmBrisbane
Air New Zealand
Mar 29
SYD7:55 amSydney Kingsford Smith
26h 42m
2 stops
ORD10:37 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 9
ORD1:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
23h 50m
2 stops
SYD1:40 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
Mar 9
MEL5:55 pmMelbourne
33h 00m
1 stop
ORD2:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 16
ORD11:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 55m
2 stops
MEL10:20 pmMelbourne
Fiji Airways
Jan 8
BNE6:35 pmBrisbane
37h 04m
2 stops
ORD7:39 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 17
ORD11:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
37h 50m
2 stops
BNE1:35 amBrisbane
Etihad Airways
Nov 6
BNE11:55 amBrisbane
38h 05m
2 stops
ORD1:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 14
ORD1:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
45h 00m
2 stops
BNE10:10 amBrisbane

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Delta, Finnair and Qatar Airways
Multiple Airlines
Nov 18
SYD4:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
58h 10m
3 stops
ORD2:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
Nov 22
PER5:50 pmPerth
30h 05m
1 stop
ORD11:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Jan 11
MEL8:00 pmMelbourne
33h 25m
2 stops
ORD5:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Search last-minute flights to Chicago from Australia

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Australia to Chicago
Multiple Airlines
Nov 1
MEL11:30 amMelbourne
56h 55m
2 stops
ORD8:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 9
ORD5:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
44h 30m
1 stop
MEL1:50 amMelbourne
Japan Airlines
Oct 30
SYD7:15 amSydney Kingsford Smith
37h 10m
1 stop
ORD8:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 7
ORD3:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
40h 45m
2 stops
SYD8:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
Oct 31
SYD6:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
33h 55m
1 stop
ORD3:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 8
ORD2:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
54h 40m
2 stops
SYD8:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
Oct 30
MEL6:15 pmMelbourne
33h 30m
1 stop
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 7
ORD2:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 35m
1 stop
MEL1:20 amMelbourne
Etihad Airways
Nov 1
BNE3:55 pmBrisbane
58h 05m
2 stops
ORD2:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 9
ORD1:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
47h 10m
2 stops
BNE12:20 pmBrisbane
United Airlines
Nov 1
SYD9:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
38h 59m
2 stops
ORD11:59 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 9
ORD9:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
26h 05m
2 stops
SYD11:15 amSydney Kingsford Smith

Best airlines flying from Australia to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Australia to Chicago with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Air New Zealand
PriceFrom $658
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.6
8.6

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

9.1

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

8.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: I like how everything went to be honest. No complaints :)

Cons: I enjoyed it all :)

1 / 6
Air Canada
PriceFrom $817
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.8

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

6.0

Food

Reviews

awesome

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $826
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.3

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.2

Food

Reviews

Basic economy experience needs to be at least on par with other airlines. Gate agent was rude and singled us out to step aside. Bags were lost despite paying for then, and claim agent told me it was because I was basic economy.

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $862
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Cathay Pacific
PriceFrom $1,098
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: H good

Cons: Good

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from Australia to Chicago offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Australia to Chicago are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: American Airlines, Air New Zealand, and United Airlines.


Can I fly to Chicago from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Chicago

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Australia from Chicago?

Returning to Australia from Chicago

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

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

If you are planning to travel to Chicago at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for Australia to Chicago

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Sydney to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time33h 55m
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Fastest flight time62h 55m
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Perth to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time45h 15m
Cheapest price$1,902