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Fares from $277 One Way, $412 Round Trip from Munich to Chicago

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Route Information for Flights from Munich to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeMUC
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance4517 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, United Airlines, Lufthansa
Earliest Flight Arrival5:55PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:55PM UTC

Flights Review

Nov 12, 2019

Way too hot in flight

Sep 13, 2018

Excellent service from an excellent staff.

Jun 2, 2018

Arrived early

May 7, 2018

I flew United for Lufthansa and will choose them again! Very pleased with the service and comfort of the flight!

Feb 19, 2018

Great service and friendly staff!

Flights from Munich to Chicago

Flights From Munich

Munich is both the capital and the largest city in the state of Bavaria in Germany. It's one of the favored destinations for expatriates in the world. When travelers require cheap flights from Munich, they fly out of the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport. Serviced by Aeroflot, Air France, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines among others, the airport handles more than 30 million passengers a year. This makes it the world's 12th-busiest airport in the transport of international passengers, with many flights available for reservations through Orbitz.com.

Parking at the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport

Drivers to the airport can park at the underground garages P1 to P4 for short-term parking or the multi-story car parks P5, P7 and P8 for longer stays. The cost for short-term parking is about $5 for 30 minutes and long-term about $31.50 a day.

Transportation to Munich Airport

Getting to the Munich Airport is easy thanks to the S1 connection on the Munich suburban railway. The trip from the city center to the airport takes about 45 minutes to complete. The Lufthansa Airport Bus travels from downtown Munich, taking about 40 minutes and departing every 20 minutes for the airport at a cost of $13. Taxis can also be taken to the airport, with a drop-off service available in front of Terminal 2. Taxis are metered, with costs varying according to source location.

Breakfast Before Leaving

The Franz Josef Strauss International Airport offers several dining options, including the Airbrau Next to Heaven in Terminal 2 and, for those on a budget, the Allresto Snack Bar in Terminal 1. Those looking for a restaurant in town to eat breakfast at before leaving the city should try the Guglhupf Café. The café offers delicious German breakfast food for one last taste of the traditional for travelers before catching their cheap flights from Munich arranged through Orbitz.com.

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 Munich to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Munich to Chicago?

Two carriers offer direct flights from Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) — Lufthansa and United Airlines. They'll get you to your destination in style.

What is the shortest flight from Munich to Chicago?

With a minimum flight duration of 9 hours and 40 minutes, it's a good idea to be as comfortable as you can. Collected some extra air miles? Consider using them to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your Munich to Chicago trip.

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

Lufthansa (LH) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Munich Airport (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.). It offers 30 services on this route each month. Taking off on a vacation is one of life's biggest pleasures, and this carrier will get you to your destination quickly and safely. United Airlines (UA) will also take you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 18 monthly flights between Munich (and vicinity) and Chicago (and vicinity), it's another popular airline to look into.

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.