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Fares from $231 One Way, $527 Round Trip from Chicago to Munich

Prices starting at $527 for return flights and $231 for one-way flights to Munich 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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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Munich

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeMUC
Distance4517 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, United Airlines, Lufthansa
Earliest Flight Arrival11:45AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:45AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 8, 2020

Overall good flight; a little disappointed with the food choices.

Feb 12, 2020

Could be more leg room

Jul 24, 2019

Would choose y’all again!

Jun 29, 2019

Overall it was a good flight. Seats not as comfortable as they used to be, with very little legroom. If you have a short connection in Munich, it is hard to find assistance to help you get through the airport and to your gate in time.

Nov 30, 2018

Great airplane staff that spoke fluent German. They did a fantastic job.

Jul 21, 2018

My only complaint is a general one about flying. The seats SUCK!! For short people your feet dangle because there is no foot rest, your head is forced into an uncomfortable position because of the neck 'rest' that hits you in the back of the head.... nowhere near your neck, and they are too crammed in. Again, I'm a short person and I could not even begin to lean forward to retrieve my bag that was stored under the seat because I hit my head. Companies like yours need to scream at the airlines to stop treating paying customers like sardines. It is verging on not wanting to fly anymore.

Jun 16, 2018

WiFi should be free for Business class ticket holders

Mar 22, 2018

Our flight from Seattle to Chicago actually left early!

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Munich

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use 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

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, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Airports in Munich

Flights to Munich will land at Munich Airport, which is located 17.7 miles northeast of Munich, Germany. This airport is served by Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner airlines. can help you find discount tickets to Munich Airport, whether you're looking for domestic flights or international planes.

Transportation from Munich Airport

Munich Airport offers buses, taxis, and rental cars for transportation. Buses leave from the main railroad station in Munich every 20 minutes, but these will cost more than the train, the S-Bahn, which will also pick you up at the airport. The train ride takes approximately 40 minutes from the airport to the city, and buses can take at least that long. Taxis can take you to central Munich in approximately 35 minutes, but these can cost upwards of 60 euros. Rental cars range in cost depending on what you want to drive, but they are available at the airport rental counter, so you won't have to wait for the vehicle to arrive.

Weather in Munich

The average annual temperature in Munich is 47 degrees Fahrenheit, with temperatures reaching the highest in the summer. The average high is only 55 degrees annually, but July and August can have temperatures as high as 73 degrees Fahrenheit. In the winter, temperatures can be as low as 24 degrees Fahrenheit, with the annual low being 39 degrees Fahrenheit.

Munich's Major Attractions

One of the major events in Munich is Oktoberfest, which is a 17-day festival that has over 200 sideshows, carnival rides, and other amusements. Of course, this is also a beer festival. The Munich Opera is also one artistic production that music lovers shouldn't miss. can help you plan to see these events and more while you book flights to Munich.

Flights from Chicago to Munich - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Munich?

There are two airlines that fly straight from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.). Lock in your seat now with Lufthansa or United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Munich?

The quickest flight time from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) is 8 hours and 30 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to indulge in a tipple or get absorbed in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Munich (and vicinity) most frequently?

The carriers that have the most frequent flights between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) and Munich Airport (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) include Lufthansa (LH). This popular option offers 30 flights on the route each month. United Airlines (UA) also travels from Chicago (and vicinity) to Munich (and vicinity). It's another excellent choice and has 20 flights monthly.

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

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 Munich 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 Munich with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Munich 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 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 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.