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Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI KOA Thu, Oct 2 - Tue, Oct 21 $765
CHI KOA Tue, Apr 29 - Tue, May 13 $874
CHI KOA Tue, Nov 11 - Thu, Nov 20 $897
CHI KOA Sat, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 16 $901
CHI KOA Tue, May 20 - Tue, Jun 3 $926
CHI KOA Mon, Sep 22 - Tue, Sep 30 $929

Chicago and Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
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    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

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Airports in Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) HI, US
map of airports in Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
  • 1

    Keahole (KOA)

    Distance from City Center: 3.4 miles

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    Hilo International (ITO)

    Distance from City Center: 63.2 miles

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Cheap flights from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Featured Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) Airport Hotels

Hotel only $94

Hilo Seaside Hotel

126 Banyan Drive Map

Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access

...The locally owned Hilo Seaside Hotel offers guests Island-style budget accommodations and a convenient location near downtown Hilo and the airport.... Value priced, Island-style Hilo hotel... More

Hotel only $89

Hilo Naniloa Hotel

93 Banyan Drive Map

...Hilo International Airport (3.4 mi/5.5 km) Attractions.... Island-style hotel on Hilo waterfront offers location, value and views Hilo Naniloa Hotel rests right on the edge of Hilo Bay, with... More

Hotel only $105

...Island-style hotel on Hilo Bay shares aloha with free daily breakfast.... Hilo International Airport (1.8 mi/2.8 km) Attractions.... More

Hotel only $149

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

71 Banyan Drive Map

Book Now and Save 30%

...Island-style hotel on Hilo waterfront offers value and volcano views.... Hilo International Airport (3.6 mi/5.7 km) Attractions.... More

Kona Village Resort

3 stars
4.3 / 5 12 reviews

Queen Kaahumanu Highway Map

Kona Village features 125 spacious Hawaiian Bungalows spread across a 82-acre natural seaside oasis. Guestrooms offer a choice of picturesque garden views, tranquil lagoon settings and dramatic... More

Hotel only $105

Kona Seaside Hotel

75-5646 Palani Road Map

Free Breakfast for 2 Daily

...Kona International Airport (9.3 mi/14.9 km) Attractions.... More

May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 15 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Alaska Airlines $1,424
Earn $14.24
Return Mon, May 19 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) Alaska Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 26 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $767
Earn $7.67
Return Tue, Jun 3 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways

Best one-week trip in May from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 28 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $767
Earn $7.67
Return Wed, Jun 4 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Alaska Airlines $974
Earn $9.74
Return Tue, Jun 10 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) Alaska Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Alaska Airlines $1,030
Earn $10.30
Return Wed, Jun 11 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) Alaska Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 10 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Alaska Airlines $1,135
Earn $11.35
Return Mon, Jul 14 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) Alaska Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 24 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $1,061
Earn $10.61
Return Thu, Jul 31 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways

Best one-week trip in July from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 24 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $1,061
Earn $10.61
Return Thu, Jul 31 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways
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Flights to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Traveling to Kona

Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.

Transportation From the Kona International Airport

Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.

The Weather in Kona

The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.

Things to Do in Kona

Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) on Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA1133/AS5763 ORD 10:10 AM KOA 4:44 PM M83/752 11hr 34min
American Airlines/Delta Air Lines AA1133/DL1299 ORD 10:10 AM KOA 4:44 PM M83/752 11hr 34min
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA1081/AS5763 ORD 9:00 AM KOA 4:44 PM 738/752 12hr 44min
American Airlines/Delta Air Lines AA1081/DL1299 ORD 9:00 AM KOA 4:44 PM 738/752 12hr 44min
United Airlines/Alaska Airlines UA531/AS5763 ORD 10:00 AM KOA 4:44 PM 320/752 11hr 44min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA531/DL1299 ORD 10:00 AM KOA 4:44 PM 320/752 11hr 44min
United Airlines/Alaska Airlines UA661/AS5763 ORD 9:00 AM KOA 4:44 PM 320/752 12hr 44min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA661/DL1299 ORD 9:00 AM KOA 4:44 PM 320/752 12hr 44min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA219/UA7834 ORD 10:20 AM KOA 5:08 PM 777/717 11hr 48min
United Airlines/US Airways UA219/US4916 ORD 10:20 AM KOA 5:08 PM 777/717 11hr 48min
United Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines UA219/HA278 ORD 10:20 AM KOA 5:08 PM 777/717 11hr 48min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA611/UA195 ORD 1:00 PM KOA 7:26 PM 319/738 11hr 26min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA609/UA195 ORD 12:00 PM KOA 7:26 PM 319/738 12hr 26min