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Chicago to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 10, 2019 3:12 -05:00

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

United
CHICPT
Sun 1/19
1 stop
CPTCHI
Mon 2/3
1 stop
$818
Turkish
CHICPT
Wed 2/26
1 stop
CPTCHI
Wed 3/4
1 stop
$819
Qatar
CHICPT
Mon 2/3
1 stop
CPTCHI
Sun 2/16
1 stop
$839
Swiss
CHICPT
Sun 2/9
2 stops
CPTCHI
Tue 2/18
2 stops
$855
Lufthansa
CHICPT
Sun 1/19
2 stops
CPTCHI
Mon 2/3
2 stops
$862
Major Airlines
CHICPT
Mon 3/2
1 stop
CPTCHI
Tue 3/17
1 stop
$865

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Cape Town?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $840.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Cape Town?

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 Chicago to Cape Town 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 Cape Town?

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

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Cape Town

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 Chicago to Cape Town is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$820$820$819$883$900$818$820

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Chicago Cape Town Swiss 12/16/19 12/23/19 1 $1,659
January Chicago Cape Town United 1/19/20 1/27/20 1 $831
February Chicago Cape Town United 2/8/20 2/17/20 1 $818
March Chicago Cape Town Turkish 3/1/20 3/10/20 1 $820
April Chicago Cape Town Turkish 4/27/20 5/6/20 1 $820
May Chicago Cape Town Major Airlines 5/5/20 5/14/20 2 $896
June Chicago Cape Town Ethiopian 6/5/20 6/12/20 3 $1,201
July Chicago Cape Town Emirates 7/8/20 7/13/20 2 $1,325

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Cape Town

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$2,095
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$2,095 $2,193
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$2,193 $2,463
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$2,463 $1,989
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,989 $1,118
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,118

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Cape Town

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 Cape Town is $977.

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

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

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 Cape Town. 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 Cape Town is $745.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Cape Town is $977.

Chicago to Cape Town 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 Cape Town?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Chicago flying to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 10, 2019 3:12 -05:00Number of routes searched: 47Number of itineraries searched: 85,382

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Cape Town. 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 Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
Turkish IST
United EWR
Air France FCO / CDG
British Airways BCN / LHR
British Airways CDG / LGW
British Airways CDG / LHR
British Airways DUB / LHR
Lufthansa AMS / FRA
Lufthansa AMS / MUC
Lufthansa BRU / FRA
Austrian LHR / VIE
United BUF / EWR
United CLE / EWR
United GRR / EWR
United IAD / EWR

Chicago to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Cape Town. 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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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Cape Town