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Flights from Chicago to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AM

Chicago to Melbourne Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Melbourne. China Eastern & Air China frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Melbourne flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
CHIMEL
Sun 10/23
1 stop
MELCHI
Sun 10/30
1 stop
$945
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Air China
CHIMEL
Mon 12/5
2 stops
MELCHI
Mon 12/12
2 stops
$1,184
Select
Fiji Airways
CHIMEL
Tue 10/25
2 stops
MELCHI
Sun 10/30
2 stops
$1,245
Select
China Southern
CHIMEL
Tue 11/1
3 stops
MELCHI
Thu 11/17
3 stops
$1,255
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United
CHIMEL
Wed 10/12
2 stops
MELCHI
Mon 10/17
2 stops
$1,285
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American
CHIMEL
Wed 11/16
1 stop
MELCHI
Mon 11/28
1 stop
$1,296
Select
American
CHIMEL
Fri 11/18
1 stop
MELCHI
Sun 11/27
1 stop
$1,296
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Cathay
CHIMEL
Wed 11/16
1 stop
MELCHI
Tue 12/6
1 stop
$1,349
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Cathay
CHIMEL
Tue 11/22
1 stop
MELCHI
Thu 12/1
1 stop
$1,349
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Cathay
CHIMEL
Wed 11/23
1 stop
MELCHI
Mon 11/28
1 stop
$1,349
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Air New Zealand
CHIMEL
Tue 11/22
2 stops
MELCHI
Thu 12/1
2 stops
$1,439
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Emirates
CHIMEL
Sun 11/27
1 stop
MELCHI
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$1,442
Select
Qantas
CHIMEL
Tue 11/1
2 stops
MELCHI
Thu 11/17
2 stops
$1,498
Select
Qatar
CHIMEL
Tue 11/1
1 stop
MELCHI
Thu 11/17
1 stop
$1,567
Select
Qatar
CHIMEL
Wed 11/9
1 stop
MELCHI
Wed 11/23
1 stop
$1,567
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Virgin Australia
CHIMEL
Sat 10/29
3 stops
MELCHI
Thu 11/10
3 stops
$1,571
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China Airlines
CHIMEL
Mon 10/10
2 stops
MELCHI
Mon 10/24
2 stops
$1,754
Select
China Airlines
CHIMEL
Mon 10/17
2 stops
MELCHI
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$1,754
Select
Singapore
CHIMEL
Thu 10/27
2 stops
MELCHI
Thu 11/3
2 stops
$1,902
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Lufthansa
CHIMEL
Thu 10/27
2 stops
MELCHI
Thu 11/3
2 stops
$2,357
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Lufthansa
CHIMEL
Tue 11/1
2 stops
MELCHI
Thu 11/17
2 stops
$2,357
Select
Malaysia
CHIMEL
Mon 10/17
2 stops
MELCHI
Fri 10/28
2 stops
$2,392
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Austrian
CHIMEL
Wed 10/12
2 stops
MELCHI
Mon 10/17
2 stops
$2,770
Select
JAL
CHIMEL
Sun 12/25
2 stops
MELCHI
Sun 1/1
2 stops
$2,780
Select
British Airways
CHIMEL
Tue 10/25
2 stops
MELCHI
Sun 10/30
2 stops
$3,477
Select

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Melbourne?

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 $1,092.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Melbourne?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Melbourne?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Melbourne.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $1,882
7-14 days $0 $1,270
14-21 days $0 $1,268
21-30 days $0 $945
30-60 days $0 $949
60-90 days $0 $1,184
90+ days $0 $1,070

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Melbourne

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Melbourne is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,184 $1,056 $1,123 $1,244 $949 $1,140 $945

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Melbourne by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Melbourne flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Chicago Melbourne China Eastern 10/23/16 10/30/16 1 $945
November Chicago Melbourne China Eastern 11/18/16 11/25/16 1 $949
December Chicago Melbourne Air China 12/5/16 12/12/16 2 $1,184
January Chicago Melbourne China Eastern 1/1/17 1/15/17 1 $1,286
February Chicago Melbourne China Eastern 2/17/17 2/26/17 1 $1,313
March Chicago Melbourne China Eastern 3/12/17 3/19/17 1 $1,070
April Chicago Melbourne China Southern 4/5/17 4/20/17 2 $1,229
May Chicago Melbourne China Southern 5/5/17 5/19/17 2 $1,397

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Melbourne. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,750
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$1,750
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$1,695
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$1,695

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Melbourne

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Melbourne is $2,268.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Melbourne is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Melbourne

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 $2,249.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Melbourne is $2,268.

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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to Melbourne Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 51Number of itineraries searched: 67,087

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Melbourne? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Melbourne. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cathay HKG
Etihad AUH
American LAX
Emirates DXB
Qatar DOH
Air China PEK
Air China PVG
JAL NRT
American PHX / LAX
Air India DEL
American MSP / LAX
American DFW / LAX
American SJC / LAX
United IAD / LAX
United CLE / LAX
United EWR / LAX

Chicago to Melbourne Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Melbourne. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $99
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $110
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $80
Flights from Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from Chicago to Miami American, Delta, Frontier, United $77
Flights from Chicago to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit, United $80
Flights from Chicago to Houston American, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $87

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to Sydney American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia $867
Flights from Chicago to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $506
Flights from Chicago to Manila Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United $516
Flights from Chicago to Brisbane Air Canada, British Airways, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,152
Flights from Chicago to Adelaide American, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, United $1,378
Flights from Chicago to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Qatar, Turkish, United $651
Flights from Chicago to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, Pakistan, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, Srilankan, Virgin Atlantic $712
Flights from Chicago to Beijing American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, United $466

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Indianapolis to Melbourne American, Delta, JAL, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, United, Virgin Australia $1,504
Flights from Milwaukee to MelbourneCheck Dates
Flights from Grand Rapids to MelbourneCheck Dates
Flights from Moline to Melbourne American, Qatar, United $1,534
Flights from Madison to Melbourne American, Delta, Qantas, Qatar, United $2,559
Flights from Lansing to Melbourne American, Delta, United Check Dates
Flights from Kalamazoo to Melbourne American, Delta, Qatar, United Check Dates
Flights from Indianapolis to Sydney American, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta, JAL, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, United, Virgin Australia $1,497
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney American, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, JAL, All Nippon, Qantas, Qatar, United $1,298
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Melbourne