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Cape Town to Chicago Last modified: Jun 18, 2019 3:26 -04:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. Emirates & KLM frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tue 10/01
1 stop
Sun 10/06
1 stop
R14 477
Mon 09/16
2 stops
Mon 09/30
2 stops
R14 788
Air France
Fri 08/02
2 stops
Thu 08/08
2 stops
R15 573
Sun 09/15
1 stop
Fri 09/20
1 stop
R15 617
Wed 09/18
2 stops
Mon 09/30
2 stops
R16 387
South African
Mon 09/16
2 stops
Mon 09/30
2 stops
R16 476

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R15 928.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cape Town to Chicago 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 Cape Town to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R0 R20 356
7-14 days R0 R26 286
14-21 days R0 R19 149
21-30 days R0 R17 763
30-60 days R0 R17 763
60-90 days R0 R14 827
90+ days R0 R14 425

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Chicago

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Chicago is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R16 150R14 995R14 862R18 045R14 729R16 831R15 869

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to Chicago 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 Cape Town to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Cape Town Chicago South African 2019/06/21 2019/07/01 2 R20 487
July Cape Town Chicago Air France 2019/07/19 2019/07/30 2 R14 729
August Cape Town Chicago Emirates 2019/08/27 2019/09/11 1 R14 995
September Cape Town Chicago Emirates 2019/09/04 2019/09/14 1 R14 862
October Cape Town Chicago Emirates 2019/10/01 2019/10/06 1 R14 477
November Cape Town Chicago Emirates 2019/11/01 2019/11/10 1 R14 610
December Cape Town Chicago Emirates 2019/12/31 2020/01/14 1 R15 602
January Cape Town Chicago Qatar 2020/01/31 2020/02/10 1 R14 448

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

16 17 18 19 20 21 22
R20 132
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R20 132 R21 257
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
R21 257
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
R19 688
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
R19 688

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to Chicago

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 Cape Town to Chicago is R15 513.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to Chicago

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 Cape Town to Chicago. 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 Cape Town to Chicago is R9 903.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Chicago is R15 513.

Cape Town to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to Chicago?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Cape Town flying to Chicago Last modified: Jun 18, 2019 3:26 -04:00Number of routes searched: 28Number of itineraries searched: 35 798

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town airlines with flights to Chicago. 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.

Cape Town to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
Turkish IST
United EWR
Air France CDG / FCO
British Airways LGW / MAD
British Airways LHR / CDG
British Airways LHR / DUB
Lufthansa FRA / AMS
Lufthansa FRA / BRU
Lufthansa FRA / CDG
Austrian VIE / LHR

Cape Town to Chicago Airports

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

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