Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Chicago, IL from $72

On Cheapflightsplus.com you will find 26 connecting flights from Johannesburg to Chicago. You can compare airfare deals from 10 airlines and multiple travel sites from $700, book and save on cheap plane tickets and last minute offers. Also check out JNB-CHI flight schedule to find best flight time, convenient departure and arrival airports.

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Departure Arrival Flight Details Flight Duration Price
11:50 — 13:40
+1 day
11:50 — 06:30 CX748 Cathay Pacific
Johannesburg — Hong Kong
5h stop
11:30 — 13:40 CX806 Cathay Pacific
Hong Kong — Chicago
32h 50m
including layover
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from$927
12:45 — 13:45
+1 day
12:45 — 22:35 QR1364 Qatar Airways
Johannesburg — Doha
9h 10m stop
07:45 — 13:45 QR725 Qatar Airways
Doha — Chicago
32h
including layover
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from$1086
13:40 — 15:45
+1 day
13:40 — 23:59 EK762 Emirates
Johannesburg — Dubai
9h 56m stop
09:55 — 15:45 EK235 Emirates
Dubai — Chicago
33h 5m
including layover
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from$930
18:10 — 17:35
+1 day
18:10 — 04:55 TK43 Turkish Airlines
Johannesburg — Istanbul
9h 15m stop
14:10 — 17:35 TK5 Turkish Airlines
Istanbul — Chicago
30h 25m
including layover
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from$700
19:10 — 15:45
+1 day
19:10 — 05:25 EK764 Emirates
Johannesburg — Dubai
4h 30m stop
09:55 — 15:45 EK235 Emirates
Dubai — Chicago
27h 35m
including layover
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from$930
20:25 — 13:45
+1 day
20:25 — 06:10 QR1368 Qatar Airways
Johannesburg — Doha
1h 35m stop
07:45 — 13:45 QR725 Qatar Airways
Doha — Chicago
24h 20m
including layover
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from$1086
21:10 — 11:44
+1 day
21:10 — 06:40 SA203 South African Airways
Johannesburg — New York
3h 20m stop
10:00 — 11:44 UA1953 United Airlines
New York — Chicago
21h 34m
including layover
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from$1269
22:20 — 15:45
+1 day
22:20 — 08:20 EK766 Emirates
Johannesburg — Dubai
1h 35m stop
09:55 — 15:45 EK235 Emirates
Dubai — Chicago
24h 25m
including layover
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from$930
01:55 — 16:20
+1 day
01:55 — 07:00 EY4076 Etihad Airways
Johannesburg — Nairobi
7h 25m stop
14:25 — 20:30 EY642 Etihad Airways
Nairobi — Abu Dhabi
13h 15m stop
09:45 — 16:20 EY151 Etihad Airways
Abu Dhabi — Chicago
45h 25m
including layover
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from$929
08:20 — 13:52
+1 day
08:20 — 14:45 ET848 Ethiopian Airlines
Johannesburg — Addis Ababa
7h 55m stop
22:40 — 08:40 ET500 Ethiopian Airlines
Addis Ababa — Washington D.C.
4h 2m stop
12:42 — 13:52 ET1350 Ethiopian Airlines
Washington D.C. — Chicago
36h 32m
including layover
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14:10 — 11:48
+1 day
14:10 — 20:25 ET808 Ethiopian Airlines
Johannesburg — Addis Ababa
2h 15m stop
22:40 — 08:40 ET500 Ethiopian Airlines
Addis Ababa — Washington D.C.
1h 58m stop
10:38 — 11:48 UA721 United Airlines
Washington D.C. — Chicago
28h 38m
including layover
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from$974
17:30 — 16:10
+2 days
17:30 — 22:35 KQ763 Kenya Airways
Johannesburg — Nairobi
15h 50m stop
14:25 — 20:30 EY642 Etihad Airways
Nairobi — Abu Dhabi
13h 15m stop
09:45 — 16:10 EY151 Etihad Airways
Abu Dhabi — Chicago
53h 40m
including layover
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23:00 — 13:52
+2 days
23:00 — 05:25 ET858 Ethiopian Airlines
Johannesburg — Addis Ababa
17h 15m stop
22:40 — 08:40 ET500 Ethiopian Airlines
Addis Ababa — Washington D.C.
4h 2m stop
12:42 — 13:52 UA1350 United Airlines
Washington D.C. — Chicago
45h 52m
including layover
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from$1022
*Departure and arrival times - local. Updated on January 30, 2023

Flight Information

Below we will explain in detail what the flights cost on the destination from Johannesburg to Chicago depends on and how to choose the most interesting flight option for you.

Distance between Johannesburg and Chicago is 13995 miles. Time difference between the cities is 8h. Airplanes depart 01:55 to 23:10 from 5 Johannesburg airports and arrive 01:55 to 23:10 to 7 Chicago airports. Average flight time is 30h 25m.

  • The fastest flight 21h 34m
  • Average flight time 30h 25m
  • The earliest flight 01:55
  • The latest flight 23:10
  • Distance 8697 ml

What is the lowest airfare Johannesburg to Chicago?

The cheapest plane ticket found by our users is $700. This airfare is for economy class on one-way TK43 flight by Turkish Airlines for July 27, 2020 which leaves OR Tambo International in Johannesburg at 18:10 am and arrives at Chicago O'Hare International at 17:35.

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Popular Airlines on the Route

The flight Johannesburg — Chicago is served by 10 regular airlines . Most of the flights on this route are operated by Qatar Airways - 2 departures per week at the price of from $ 1086 . And the most expensive tickets are offered by Kenya Airways airline - from $ 2130.

Direct flights

There’re no direct flights on this route. Try flights with stops.

Connecting Flights

There are 26 flights with layovers on the route. The fastest connecting flight is SA203 by South African Airways takes 21h 34m and the cheapest is TK43 by Turkish Airlines for $700.

  • QR - Qatar Airways
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  • KL - KLM
    from $1194
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  • EY - Etihad Airways
    from $929
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  • CX - Cathay Pacific
    from $927
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  • EK - Emirates
    from $930
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  • KQ - Kenya Airways
    from $1250
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  • TK - Turkish Airlines
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  • LH - Lufthansa
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  • SA - South African Airways
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  • ET - Ethiopian Airlines
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Airports

You can fly from Johannesburg to Chicago from 5 airports (Johannesburg Airport, Rand/Germiston, Lanseria, OR Tambo International, Grand Central).

Johannesburg airports

  • Johannesburg Airport-HCS
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  • Rand/Germiston-QRA
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  • Lanseria-HLA
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  • OR Tambo International-JNB
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  • Grand Central-GCJ
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Chicago airports

  • O'Hare International-ORD
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  • Midway-MDW
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  • Dupage County-DPA
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  • Chicago FSS-CHI
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  • Merrill C Meigs (closed)-CGX
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  • Chicago NAS-NOH
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