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Cheapest flights to Chicago, IL

Cheapest flights to Chicago, IL in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to Chicago, IL

Flights from Johannesburg to Chicago will get you to this beautiful city within approximately 21 hours and 6 minutes. Flights will leave from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and drop you off at O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Chicago include: Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic. There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to Chicago, but connecting flights with one stop-over will get you to this scenic destination.

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Things to know before you travel to Chicago, IL

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.07 USD
Time difference Chicago is 7 hours behind Johannesburg in the summer (8 hours behind in the winter)
Travel adaptor Type A / B

Travel documents

Travelers are required to get a tourist visa and valid passport to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago.

Airport information

From O’Hare International Airport, it takes 45 minutes to drive to the city centre of Chicago.

Main attractions

The most popular attractions in and around Chicago include the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park and Cloud Gate.

Cost of living in Chicago, IL

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and Chicago, IL

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 110.00
Chicago, IL R 201.67

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 25.00
Chicago, IL R 67.22

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 40.00
Chicago, IL R 161.34

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 10.00
Chicago, IL R 19.38



Johannesburg R 23.43
Chicago, IL R 53.21
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