Flights from Chicago to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI KOA Mon, Oct 19 - Mon, Oct 26 $723
CHI KOA Mon, Oct 19 - Mon, Oct 26 $723
CHI KOA Wed, Sep 16 - Wed, Sep 23 $753
CHI KOA Wed, Sep 16 - Wed, Sep 23 $791
CHI KOA Sun, Sep 13 - Wed, Sep 30 $807
CHI KOA Mon, Oct 5 - Tue, Oct 13 $1,079
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Chicago and Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare International 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

  • 2

    Hilo International Airport (ITO)

    Distance from City Center: 63.2 miles

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Hilo Seaside Hotel

2 stars
3.6 / 5 257 reviews

126 Banyan Drive Map

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Hilo Naniloa Hotel, a LITE Hotel

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Hilo Bay Hotel (Uncle Billy's Hawaiian Family Resorts)

2 stars
2.9 / 5 94 reviews

87 Banyan Drive Map

Includes Daily Continental Breakfast

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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

3 stars
3.4 / 5 209 reviews

71 Banyan Drive Map

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...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

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August

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 27 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Hawaiian Airlines $1,257
Earn $12.57
Return Mon, Aug 31 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) Hawaiian Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 21 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $768
Earn $7.68
Return Wed, Sep 2 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 1 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $1,222
Earn $12.22
Return Sat, Aug 8 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways
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September

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 16 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) United Airlines $753
Earn $7.53
Return Wed, Sep 23 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 16 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) United Airlines $753
Earn $7.53
Return Wed, Sep 23 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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October

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 1 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Hawaiian Airlines $1,082
Earn $10.82
Return Mon, Oct 5 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) Hawaiian Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Oct 19 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $723
Earn $7.23
Return Mon, Oct 26 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Oct 19 Chicago (ORD) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $723
Earn $7.23
Return Mon, Oct 26 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.