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$1,093 Find cheap flights from Zambia to Chicago

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Flights to Chicago - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends for flights to Chicago to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Chicago?

The average price of all flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Chicago is Friday where tickets can be as cheap as $1,392. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Thursday, where prices are $1,892 on average.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is November, where tickets cost $1,237 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are August and June, where the average cost of tickets from Zambia is $2,186 and $1,838 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is November with an average price of $1,237.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

The average price for all flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is generally in the afternoon, when flights cost $1,372 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is generally at night, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $2,002.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 0 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 12 days before departure.

How long is the flight to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

The duration of your flight to Chicago depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Chicago on KAYAK are from Lusaka, which takes 23h 20m, and Ndola, which takes 30h 25m.

How many direct flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are there each day?

There are around 1,312 direct flights from within Zambia to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport every day. Most flights depart in the morning, with 6:00 am the most common departure time and 50% of flights departing in the morning.

How many direct flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are there each week?

Each week there are around 9,182 direct flights from within Zambia to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The most common day for departures is Friday, with 15% of flights taking off on this day.

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Low season

April

High season

June

Cheapest flight

$1,093
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 8% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 11% increase in price.
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FAQs - booking Chicago flights

  • How far is Chicago from central Chicago?

    The city center of Chicago is 16 miles from Chicago.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Chicago?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Chicago.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Chicago?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Chicago is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Chicago?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Chicago with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Chicago?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Chicago up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

    Of the 12 airlines that fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, American Airlines offers the most flights, with around 4,324 per week, followed by United Airlines with 3,437 flights per week.

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Prefer to fly non-stop to Chicago O'Hare Intl?

Find which airlines fly direct to O'Hare Intl, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Nonstop departures

Zambia to Chicago O'Hare Intl

Monday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Thursday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +76 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +77 more

Friday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +78 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +79 more

Saturday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Sunday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

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Nonstop returns

Chicago O'Hare Intl to Zambia

Monday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Thursday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +76 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +77 more

Friday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +78 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +79 more

Saturday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

Sunday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, +77 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +78 more

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Top airlines flying from Zambia to Chicago

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying to Chicago. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline from Zambia to Chicago. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with to Chicago? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
7.3
Ethiopian AirOverall score based on 787 reviews
7.0Food
7.7Crew
6.8Entertainment
7.3Comfort
7.4Boarding
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The food could be better, the beef was quite tough. The crew were friendly and helpful on this flight, which has not being my experience on other Ethiopian flights.

8.0 ExcellentAnonymous, Apr 2024ADD - JNB
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The food could be better, the beef was quite tough. The crew were friendly and helpful on this flight, which has not being my experience on other Ethiopian flights.

It is just ok, the sits are very uncomfortable, the temperature too low and there weren’t blankets. The food is mediocre and there are no screens to watch movies.

Seat in front of my wife was broken so it reclined further than normal and without having to push the recline button so my wife had absolutely no room the entire 17 hour flight. My seat was broken and wouldn't recline at all. Also.. my tray table was sticky and dirty right away before I even used it. Also...the floor in the back of the plane from our row of seats on back was totally soaked and both times we landed water came rushing out of the food/servant area like a flood onto the same already wet carpet. It got everything wet that was placed around our feet...including our shoes and socks.

Flight was smooth but unnecessary long because we had to refuel at FCO Rome. Air hostesses service and response to call light could be better. Both planes were old with broken seat arms and toilets. Why Africans had to be given the farthest Gates is what baffles me and why we have to pay for Aisle seats I found really strange. Is there ever an end to ripping people off even after paying over $2300 for one seat.

it was a nice tripe but they need to work on the serving of soda,they should be abled to serve cain soda not on cup.At least each passenger should be entitled to one cain of soda not serving on cup.thanks.

On my return flight the TV did not work the entire flight! They knew it wasn’t working but they let me sit there. The guy sitting nièce to me told me he was ok the previous flight and it wasn’t working. This is business class by the way!

Entertainment was very poor. Couldn’t watch anything. Ear pieces were the wrong type .

The check in staff was amazing. Best customer service! The plane was old! My entertainment on the first flight didn't work at all, in my seat or in the seat next to me. The bathroom doors were old and troublesome. One of the bathrooms, the whole sink panel was broken. Everything felt old and falling apart. The airline stewardesses were amazing and quite hospitable. When there were delays, they kept us well informed. Transit was GREAT! I wasn't sure how I would make it to my next flight in 1 1/2 hours but the security lines were short and efficient. The C gates in Addis Ababa were CROWDED! That whole space downstairs was too crowded and challenging to manuever. I usually fly Ethiopian within Africa and was interested to see how the experience would be intercontinental. Overall, I would choose it again if it was cheaper than Delta/Air France or Lufthansa/KLM. I wouldn't make it a first choice if the prices were the same because the planes are so old! The food and entertainment also weren't as good. Good selection of movies but as I mentioned, on the first flight they didn't work at all (I slept so it was okay) and the 2nd flight it was glitchy. All in all, I didn't hate it but it would be a first choice only if it's cheaper.

Entertainment system poor - couldn't hear, no flight info etc.

Pros: "We got scammed out of the tickets from Justfly.com and Ethiopian Airlines turned us away without looking at our tickets. I am upset. Now I have to get more Covid Testing done and that will cost approx. $700 and new plane tickets. JustFly.com's customer service is misleading and deceiving. And they blocked my number."
Cons: "Background check your booking agencies and their agents."

Left on time. Arrived early. Turbulence coming in and gate not open due to early arrival but expected.

The CX617 from HK to BKK was delayed more than 1.5 hours.

The plane was old and in new of a cleaning up and renovating on the interior. Seats and carpets were very worn and dirty looking. Cushioning on the seats was broken down and not as comfortable as newer jet seats. Food was a little below average but okay. Staff were friendly and hard working but did not pick up debris or food they spilled when collecting from the customers. But they were very helpful and professional.

This flight is frequently delayed. The connections seemingly are more frequently delayed. I’ve missed connections as a result twice on the same route to charlotte then Charleston. Final destination arrival has been the next day, twice in a row. No pilots, no crew. Too many excuses. Unfortunately, my days with American are over.

Entertainment was okay not because anything was wrong but it is a short flight so having no wifi is annoying but understandable. Crew was outstanding as usual

Those seats were way too narrow. I had the middle seat, one person was a very skinny person and we still couldn’t avoid touching each other anytime one of us moved. The other person was larger and we were basically sitting in each others lap the entire flight. There was zero entertainment. The flight was long enough to justify tvs, but no. Gotta sit there in your infant seat and twiddle your thumbs.

Flight was fine. It took an unusually long time to have baggage delivered to the carousel in ORD.

Average - flew with Jet Blue internal and it was far more comfortable and better food and entertainment. Notable difference

The flight got canceled due to mechanical issues, and he to be rebooked and missed my appointments for that day

The flight was scheduled to depart DCA at 12:30 pm but was delayed twice on the ground so that we were finally scheduled to depart at around 4:00 pm. Once we boarded, it was announced that takeoff would be delayed again to fix a hydraulic problem which delayed our eventual takeoff until around 5:00 pm. Once we departed, it was a smooth flight back to ORD. We did not get any explanation about what caused the original significant delay. In my experience, this happens frequently with AA.

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Recent round-trip flight deals

 
These are the cheapest round-trip flights to Chicago found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
10/26Sat
3 stopsEthiopian Air
56h 00mLUN-ORD
11/9Sat
1 stopEthiopian Air
18h 45mORD-LUN
$1,641
10/26Sat
1 stopAmerican Airlines
25h 45mLUN-ORD
11/9Sat
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
62h 10mORD-LUN
$1,668
8/18Sun
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
37h 01mLUN-ORD
8/31Sat
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
60h 49mORD-LUN
$1,675
10/26Sat
3 stopsEthiopian Air
49h 40mLUN-ORD
11/9Sat
3 stopsEthiopian Air
43h 25mORD-LUN
$1,718
10/26Sat
1 stopEmirates
25h 10mLUN-ORD
11/9Sat
1 stopEmirates
34h 35mORD-LUN
$1,884
7/3Wed
1 stopQatar Airways
31h 00mLUN-ORD
8/3Sat
1 stopQatar Airways
29h 55mORD-LUN
$1,898
10/25Fri
3 stopsKenya Airways
43h 32mLUN-ORD
11/9Sat
3 stopsKenya Airways
25h 40mORD-LUN
$2,307
8/18Sun
1 stopEmirates
25h 10mLUN-ORD
8/31Sat
1 stopEmirates
34h 50mORD-LUN
$2,841
5/26Sun
3 stopsKenya Airways
34h 19mLUN-ORD
7/5Fri
3 stopsKenya Airways
27h 10mORD-LUN
$5,980
5/26Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
31h 00mLUN-ORD
7/6Sat
1 stopQatar Airways
29h 55mORD-LUN
$8,532

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Chicago found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
7/3Wed
3 stops
45h 04mLUN-ORD
$1,093
7/3Wed
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
33h 06mLUN-ORD
$1,099
7/3Wed
1 stopAmerican Airlines
31h 00mLUN-ORD
$1,120
7/3Wed
4 stopsEthiopian Air
45h 05mLUN-ORD
$1,538
7/2Tue
3 stopsEthiopian Air
28h 05mLUN-ORD
$1,643
7/2Tue
2 stops
39h 55mLUN-ORD
$5,715

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Last minute flights to Chicago

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Chicago that are departing in the next 10 days.
5/21Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
26h 45mLUN-ORD
7/2Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
43h 55mORD-LUN
$4,906
5/21Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
31h 40mLUN-ORD
7/6Sat
multi-stopEthiopian Air
26h 20mORD-LUN
$4,943
5/21Tue
multi-stop
29h 46mLUN-ORD
7/5Fri
multi-stop
27h 10mORD-LUN
$4,992
5/21Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
31h 40mLUN-ORD
7/1Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
50h 10mORD-LUN
$5,103
5/21Tue
multi-stop
29h 46mLUN-ORD
7/6Sat
multi-stop
35h 05mORD-LUN
$5,424
5/21Tue
multi-stop
29h 46mLUN-ORD
7/3Wed
multi-stop
42h 55mORD-LUN
$5,980
5/21Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
26h 45mLUN-ORD
7/1Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
19h 15mORD-LUN
$6,191
5/21Tue
multi-stopQatar Airways
25h 00mLUN-ORD
7/5Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
29h 55mORD-LUN
$7,755
5/21Tue
multi-stopQatar Airways
25h 00mLUN-ORD
7/4Thu
multi-stopQatar Airways
35h 45mORD-LUN
$7,758
5/21Tue
multi-stopQatar Airways
31h 03mLUN-ORD
7/5Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
29h 55mORD-LUN
$7,987

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Flights to Chicago

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Chicago (ORD)United States

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