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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to JNB are

  • January 8th to May 20th
  • October 29th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ORD to JNB is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1560 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $735 for Tuesday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $740 to $1292 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $743. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1392. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $649 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $800 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to JNB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to JNB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ORD to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to JNB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Johannesburg, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $819. Return trip prices are from the JNB to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to JNB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to JNB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8709 miles or 14016 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORD to JNB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to JNB flight is about 16 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from ORD to JNB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code JNB
Destination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2

 

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