Cheap flights from Chennai to Chicago

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The best prices from Chennai to Chicago are usually found in June or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chennai (MAA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best MAA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Chennai to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
MAA - CHI
Price
₹ 68,431 - ₹ 95,656
CHI
Temperature
-5 - 23 °C
CHI
Precipitation
43 - 125 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$ 68.431

From Chennai to Chicago All airports (CHI)

One-way from

₹ 40,543

One-way flight from Chennai to Chicago All airports (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Chennai to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chennai to Chicago?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 26% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chennai to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as ₹ 80,645, or ₹ 101,616 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Chicago from Chennai average ₹ 77,206. You can even find prices in June for less than ₹ 77,206, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as ₹ 65,561. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Chennai. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chennai to Chicago (MAA - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chennai to Chicago in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chennai to Chicago in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MAA to CHI flights in September, October
21 Oct - 20 Mar
₹ 58,203pp
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
21 Oct - 21 Mar
₹ 58,571pp
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
21 Oct - 26 Mar
₹ 59,307pp
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai

Chennai to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Chennai found for this year
17 Nov - 16 Jan
₹ 49,888pp
MAA
Chennai
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
18 Nov - 11 Jan
₹ 57,467pp
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
14 Nov - 14 Jan
₹ 57,541pp
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai

Last-minute flights from Chennai to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Chennai, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 5 Oct
₹ 62,324pp
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
28 Sep - 5 Oct
₹ 64,678pp
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
28 Sep - 5 Oct
₹ 77,629pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai

One-way flights to Chicago from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Chennai to Chicago
01:31 - 03:16
British Airways
2 stops
36h 15m
MAA - ORD
British Airways
₹ 40,543
22:20 - 11:00
Etihad Airways
1 stop
23h 10m
MAA - ORD
Etihad Airways
₹ 41,279
02:30 - 02:24
American Airlines
2 stops
59h 24m
MAA - ORD
American Airlines
₹ 41,426

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Flight FAQs

From Chennai to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Chennai to Chicago?

Located just 16.5 km from the city centre, Chennai is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Chicago from Chennai. Booking flights from Chennai (MAA) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 8 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chennai to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways, and Emirates flying from Chennai to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chennai to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Chennai to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Chennai to Chicago for under ₹ 49,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to Chicago for under ₹ 49,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just ₹ 49,888, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 58,203.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to Chicago for under ₹ 62,400?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Chennai to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 62,400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chennai to Chicago return?

Flying on Etihad Airways is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at ₹ 49,888. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Air India, with the lowest prices starting at ₹ 57,467 and ₹ 62,324, respectively. Etihad Airways is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai to Chicago one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as ₹ 33,259. Users have also found prices from ₹ 34,363 and ₹ 38,851 on Etihad Airways and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chennai to Chicago?

The most popular airlines flying from Chennai to Chicago are American Airlines, Air India and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chennai to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chennai to Chicago? While on average our users pay ₹ 133,967, our data indicates the cheapest price to be ₹ 42,035. The most popular route (Chennai - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around ₹ 64,016.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Chennai?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chennai to Chicago

Most visitors from Chennai will not be allowed to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chennai from Chicago?

Returning to Chennai from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chennai to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
₹ 1 = $ 0.02
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Chennai

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 8 airlines flying from Chennai to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Chennai to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
₹ 52,746 ₹ 88,333 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
₹ 56,936 ₹ 79,818 No cancel fee 75%
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Air India
₹ 59,834 ₹ 79,652 No cancel fee N/A
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Cathay Pacific
₹ 60,843 ₹ 74,549 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
₹ 65,209 ₹ 74,206 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
₹ 67,230 ₹ 80,840 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
₹ 69,075 ₹ 82,822 No cancel fee 70%
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American Airlines
₹ 73,049 ₹ 99,606 No cancel fee 71%
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