Cheap flights from Chicago to Sydney

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Flight information for Chicago to Sydney
(CHI to SYD)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Sydney
Best Price Found$1,601The best flight deal from Chicago to Sydney found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $1,601
Fastest flight time22h 40mThe fastest flight from Chicago to Sydney takes 22h 40m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Chicago to Sydney. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport - Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport and Chicago Midway Airport - Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.
Airports in Sydney1 airportThere is 1 airport near Sydney: Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Sydney

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Sydney?

November

The cheapest time of year to fly to Sydney from Chicago is November. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Sydney?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Sydney?

at noon

Chicago to Sydney flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

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

Spirit Airlines

Fiji Airways, Hainan Airlines, and Major Airline are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Sydney

What is the cheapest Chicago to Sydney flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Sydney flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Sydney is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Sydney

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 Chicago to Sydney by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Dec 9
ORD1:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
36h 55m
3 stops
SYD2:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Dec 14
SYD8:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
23h 51m
2 stops
ORD8:21 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 9
ORD8:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
29h 25m
2 stops
SYD2:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Dec 14
SYD8:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
23h 51m
2 stops
ORD8:21 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jan 19
ORD1:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 00m
2 stops
SYD11:50 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Feb 15
SYD9:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
38h 53m
2 stops
ORD11:53 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jan 22
ORD1:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 00m
2 stops
SYD11:50 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Jan 31
SYD1:15 amSydney Kingsford Smith
39h 50m
2 stops
ORD5:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jan 12
ORD1:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
36h 50m
3 stops
SYD2:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Jan 28
SYD1:15 amSydney Kingsford Smith
39h 50m
2 stops
ORD5:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 20
ORD1:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 00m
2 stops
SYD11:50 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Feb 28
SYD1:15 amSydney Kingsford Smith
39h 50m
2 stops
ORD5:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Sydney

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Sydney, view some of our deals below provided by Air New Zealand and Malaysia Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Feb 9
ORD8:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
36h 10m
2 stops
SYD8:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
Feb 1
ORD3:02 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
53h 43m
2 stops
SYD8:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
Dec 1
ORD3:02 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
46h 58m
2 stops
SYD2:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Sydney

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Sydney with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $121
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.1
6.3

Boarding

5.8

Comfort

6.8

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

Flight was delayed twice

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $232
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
United Airlines
PriceFrom $465
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $494
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $511
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

8.6

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Cons: For a flagship airline, a in seat screen should be a given. This is not a budget airline.

1 / 4
Delta
PriceFrom $540
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
Fiji Airways
PriceFrom $627
Free Cancellation
Rating
5.8
5.5

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.5

Crew

5.5

Entertainment

5.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: Friendly attendants; a lot of service available.

Cons: Movie selection was minimal and mostly outdated; food was small portions and less than interesting choices.

1 / 2
Air Canada
PriceFrom $804
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.8

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

5.9

Food

Reviews

The food selection has been better in the past but due to Covid it is understandable. This particular flight did not have any entertainment and the Air Canada App did not work to access movies.

1 / 10
China Eastern
PriceFrom $821
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.9

Boarding

7.4

Comfort

8.2

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.9

Food

Reviews

Pros: Standard flight

Cons: My connecting flights were terrible. I was kept at the airport on a layover to another city and they wouldn't let me board because they said my passport number was entered wrong on the reservation. This made no sense as I had gotten off another flight on my way back home. No one at the airport in Shanghai was helpful and it was really frustrating to think that I would be stuck in China. I was finally able to track down a international supervisor who was able to print out my boarding passes and let me board my flight. Unfortunately, another family with small kids were dealing with the same issue as me only their flight was leaving in 30 mins. I hope they were able to make their flight.

1 / 7
Air New Zealand
PriceFrom $894
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

  • Which airlines flying from Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Etihad Airways has implemented additional safety measures to accommodate travelers. When flying from Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith, expect masks to be provided - they are required onboard. Aircrafts are also being cleaned thoroughly with enhanced products regularly. Additional policies include the installation of HEPA filters and pre-flight testing. Some airlines are even offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith, such as Qantas Airways, American Airlines, and United Airlines may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith by plane?

    There are 9237.5 mi between Chicago and Sydney Kingsford Smith. By plane, this route typically takes 25h 15m.


Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Chicago from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to Chicago from Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

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