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Low season

NovemberBest time to beat the crowds with an average 17% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 33% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$1,129(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$1,088or less

Good deal one-way

$768or less

When to book flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Sydney

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $768 or less one-way and $1,088 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Sydney was found 56 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is November.
  • Morning departure is around 21% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airline flying Chicago O'Hare Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.6
Fiji Airways
Overall score based on 1,003 reviews
7.8
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
8.3
Crew
7.4
Entertainment
7.1
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Very happy traveller"

Pros: "Super comfortable n lovely crew"
Cons: "All good"

Cons: "The seats were broken - did not stay reclined. Also the seat pocket had gaping holes in them - couldn't place anything properly."

Pros: "Crew looked after us so well."
Cons: "Meals could have been better."

Pros: "Polite crew"
Cons: "Movie selection"

Pros: "The plane was new and clean. The crew was so friendly and welcoming. Anything we needed on our flight they were more than happy to oblige and always did it with a smile"

Cons: "The food !"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Excellent crew"
Cons: "Excellent service"

Pros: "Crew and comfort"
Cons: "Entertainment & Meal"

Cons: "Business class is Not a business class seat On the new 737."

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "I slept most of the way"

Cons: "Older planes are very outdated."

Pros: "Comfort was decent."
Cons: "Late due to crew."

Pros: "great service and comfort for the price i paid. Staff friendly. My seat was close to the restroom."
Cons: "movies were dated."

Pros: "Friendly efficient crew. Clean modern Airbus aircraft and no delays."
Cons: "Food was limited and not great."

Cons: "Small and bland food. Very limited entertainment. TV didnt work but they gave me an ipad."

Pros: "I have been traveling at least 4 times in a year for last 20 years. I never had such a worst staff specially the Msnager of Fiji airline ground staff at Sydney airport named Christopher. Such a rude ignorant person. The amount of luggage including baby stroller I traveled from Los Angeles to Nadi. Nadi to Sydney was perfectly fine. When I checkin from Sydney to los angles, the Fiji manager said you have to pay for stroller. I said I came all the way from Los Angeles to Sydney like that and I even showed the tags too, Christopher said Sydney has different policy. I left the stroller to him and Saud to him keep it for your kids and came back home without baby stroller."
Cons: "Worst Fiji ground staff at Sydney airport"

Pros: "Service is nice. Very friendly. Food is good."

Pros: "Fantastic crew on board. Great service. Food left a bit to be desired. Entertainment a bit dated but great value for money & extremely punctual"

Pros: "Didn't like anything, meal service was terrible"
Cons: "Never liked anything and will make sure not to take that flight ever again"

Pros: "The crew on Fiji Air is incomparable in friendliness."

Pros: "Nothing. I felt they were racist. Not only were we not able to board the plane early with our Baby based on Veronica denying our request request I notice the female crew would acknowledge the other Babies and never noticed our African American Baby."
Cons: "The food and he service was awful."

Pros: "All service on board was great"
Cons: "Nil"

Pros: "Love Fiji Airways coz the attendants are always smiling and happy! Prompt service and Captain Das made the take off and landing very smooth! Excellent trip! Thank you!"

Cons: "They was a great selection but many seemed old and B-grade."

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable"

Pros: "Nice cabin crew"

Pros: "By far the best flight attendents. Friendly, sincere and happy - the staff was outstanding."
Cons: "The only thing I didn’t like was the food. It badly needs a revamp."

Pros: "Crew. On time."
Cons: "Foid."

Pros: "Crew."
Cons: "Food."

Pros: "Staff were friendly."
Cons: "Staff could have had more control.of boarding process. Pax just swarmed the boarding line."

Pros: "Quick boarding."
Cons: "This was an older plane than the one from Sydney. No seat back unit. IFE was old screens that drop from the overhead. 2nd show was cut off mid stream due to landing. Seat uncomfortable and showing their age. Full flight so very crowded."

Pros: "On time. Good aircraft. Good landing"

Pros: "The staff was friendly, food delicious, and cabin not too chilly."
Cons: "Nothing!"

Pros: "Friendly staff, good food, comfortable ride."

Pros: "Everything was perfect - from the crew, to the plane itself, to the entertainment and blankets and seats -- delightful and easy flight!"

Cons: "Narrow aisles"

Cons: "They lost our luggage and did not compensate us enough to replace what we needed"

Pros: "entertainment"
Cons: "lumbar support of seats and headroom"

Pros: "Genuine, warm and welcoming crew. Clean and spacious cabin. Very tasty vegetarian breakfast."

Pros: "The boarding and service by the staff was very good. We had a most comfortable flight to Sydney on FJ911 leaving very promptly. We were given a Sydney newspaper which I appreciated to catch up on news."
Cons: "We were very disappointed in the breakfast and ate little of it. The scrambled egg didn't taste convincing. There were stale potato wedges - luke warm, the sausage resembled devon . The yogurt, muffin and juice were OK. My 2 cups of tea were VERY GOOD. The flight was very COLD. After being in tropical Fiji particularly noticeable ."

Pros: "free food and wine and beer"
Cons: "Entertainment was poor with old screens coming down from the ceiling. No choice of movies."

Cons: "The plane is old and the only entertainment was a screen overhead not easy to see. Hard to keep the children occupied. A family of 4 cannot all sit together as the configuration is 3 & 3."

Cons: "The only choice of food was curry"

Pros: "The meal was nice and the crew was pleasant. The flight was relatively smooth and there were no mix-up or problems with my luggage after the initial issue of having to pay to check in my carry-on due to being overweight."
Cons: "Cramped seating a bit much for such a long flight. The attendants were a little slow to pick up the rubbish from snacks, drinks and meals."

Cons: "beware -- your carry on must be smaller than given or it does not go on."

Pros: "Everything was great! Can't wait to go back."

Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"

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