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Fares from $630 One Way, $1,071 Round Trip from Dakar to Chicago

Prices starting at $1,071 for return flights and $630 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Cheap Flights from Dakar to Chicago

Flying out of Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

If you're on the hunt for affordable flights from Dakar, start your search at Orbitz.com. Just plug in your travel details to search for deals on everything from air tickets to hotel rooms. When your plane leaves Dakar, it will be flying out of Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport. The airport is located 10 miles northwest of Dakar. The airlines providing service to the airport include Air France, Delta Airlines and South African Airlines. They provide service to and from cities around the world, including Paris, New York and Madrid.

Transportation to Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

You can take a taxi to get to the airport. Standard rates from town to the airport are about 5,000 Senegalese francs, or $9.50. You could also take the #8 bus to the airport, which costs 250 Senegalese francs, or 50 cents.

Parking at the Airport

There is both short-term and long-term parking at the airport. Short-term parking is about 500 Senegalese francs per hour, or 90 cents. Long-term parking will cost you 6,500 Senegalese francs per day, or $12.50.

Dining Options at the Airport

Le Petit Zinc is one of the airport's few restaurants. If the restaurant is not open and you have an early flight, you may want to grab coffee and a snack from one of the airport's concession stands. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights from Dakar so that you can enjoy your trip while staying on budget.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Flights from Dakar to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Dakar to Chicago?

While you can't fly directly from Dakar (DSS-Blaise Diagne Intl.) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), there are a number of carriers that service this route with only one stopover. Why not see if Delta Air Lines or Iberia have flights that fit with your travel plans? If they don't, try American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Dakar to Chicago?

Taking at least 10 hours and 43 minutes, the journey from Dakar to Chicago is classified as a long-haul flight. Try to have a snooze while you're in the air to help ward off jet lag.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.