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Flights From Sydney (SYD) to Chicago (ORD) from AU$1,230

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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Chicago (ORD)

Airfares from Kingsford Smith Intl. to O'Hare Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$1,230 and round trip flights were AU$1,453 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Sydney to Chicago Flight Deals from AU$1,453

Considering a quick trip to Chicago, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from SYD to ORD. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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Find the Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Chicago (ORD)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Sydney to Chicago flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top SYD to ORD routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling From Kingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To O'Hare Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code ORD
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight Price AU$1,453

FAQs about flights from Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD) to O'Hare Intl. (ORD)

Can I take a flight from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) right now?

If you're heading from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) and want to avoid getting caught out, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor before you book. It's here you'll discover important info on this destination's quarantine and flying restrictions.

How long is the flight from SYD to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)?

Generally, the flight between Mascot Airport and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) takes a huuuge 22 hours and 50 minutes. Take all the things you need to pass the time without getting bored.

What airlines fly direct from Mascot Airport to ORD?

At this point in time, there aren't any direct flights between SYD and O'Hare Airport. But don't bust out your tissue packet just yet. A few airlines will take you there with just one stopover, including Qantas, Air New Zealand and Lufthansa.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from Sydney Airport to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)?

Can you hear that? It's the sweet sound of your plane zooming off to Chicago. All you have to do is book one of the 11 flights that operate each day from Sydney Airport to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Crowne Plaza Hotel Chicago O'Hare, an IHG Hotel
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4 out of 5
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The price is AU$221 per night from 26 Jun. to 26 Jun.
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The price is AU$158 per night from 11 Jul. to 11 Jul.
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.