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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Melbourne, AU, Australia - CHI to MEL Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:54 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to Melbourne Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:54 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,540
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 $1,660
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 $1,641
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $1,641
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 $1,641
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $1,580

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Melbourne (CHI to MEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,635.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Melbourne (CHI to MEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Melbourne based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Melbourne.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,644 $1,641 $1,644 $1,580 $1,645 $1,641 $1,644

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Melbourne

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Melbourne.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Melbourne United 5/31/16 6/5/16 1 $2,019
June Chicago Melbourne United 6/14/16 7/3/16 1 $1,641
July Chicago Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/7/16 7/18/16 2 $1,580
August Chicago Melbourne United 8/1/16 8/14/16 1 $1,644
September Chicago Melbourne American 9/2/16 9/7/16 1 $1,540
October Chicago Melbourne United 10/15/16 10/26/16 1 $1,644
November Chicago Melbourne United 11/25/16 12/4/16 2 $1,194
December Chicago Melbourne American 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 $2,121

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Melbourne (CHI to MEL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Melbourne. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Melbourne is $2,012.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Melbourne is $1,688.

Chicago to Melbourne Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Melbourne?
Answer: Abu Dhabi, AE

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Melbourne (CHI to MEL) Number of flights searched: 522Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:54 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Melbourne with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Melbourne.

Chicago to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India DEL X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB / KUL X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
United SAN / LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $147
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $127
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $177
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $119
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $107
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,433
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $770
Chicago to Manila Cebu Pacific, American, Alaska, Philippine, United $610
Chicago to Brisbane American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,633
Chicago to Adelaide American, Alaska, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,766
Chicago to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United $721
Chicago to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $776
Chicago to Beijing American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $503

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,526
Milwaukee to Melbourne American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,526
Grand Rapids to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Moline to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Madison to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Lansing to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,526
Kalamazoo to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,526
Indianapolis to Sydney American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,536
Milwaukee to Sydney American, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,538
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $1,540 Round trip from CHI to MEL