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Fares from $492 One Way, $814 Round Trip from Cape Town to Chicago

Prices starting at $814 for return flights and $492 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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Route Information for Flights from Cape Town to Chicago

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Plan Your Trip from Cape Town to Chicago

Cape Town International Airport

Planning a trip can often be a challenge for those on a budget. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate cheap flights from Cape Town. Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Cape Town. Twenty-one airlines service the Cape Town International Airport, including Virgin Atlantic Airlines, South African and British Airways.

Parking at the Airport

Public car parks are owned by ACSA. Valet vehicles are available to and from these parks to the main airport terminal. Two parkades are located on both sides of the Transport plaza, and shuttles are available to and from the parkades to the airport main terminal. Both short-term and long-term parking are available, and rates are charged by the hour or by the day.

Transportation to the Airport

Passengers with special needs can access the Landslide hotline at the airport for assistance in getting to the terminal. The CITI shuttle provides transportation to and from the airport from various locations around Cape Town. Taxis provide metered rides from anywhere in the city, and many hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport for their customers. Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals on rental cars.

Restaurants at Cape Town International

There are a variety of dining options at Cape Town International Airport. Dulce Café offers a selection of coffee, tea and pastries. Mugg and Bean offers a variety of blended coffees and grilled breakfast sandwiches, and the Vida Café has a selection of sit down breakfast menu items. Orbitz.com can help travelers in planning their next vacation by locating the cheapest flights from Cape Town.

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 Cape Town to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Cape Town to Chicago?

Unfortunately, you won't find any direct flights between Cape Town and Chicago. If you're flying from Cape Town Airport (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), you'll have to change planes. British Airways, American Airlines and Lufthansa service this route with just one stopover. Use the layover to stretch your legs and enjoy a good coffee!

What is the shortest flight from Cape Town to Chicago?

With the shortest possible flight time from Cape Town Airport (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) being 20 hours and 10 minutes, it’s wise to have some in-flight survival tricks in your repertoire. An eye-mask, a neck pillow and earplugs should be among the essentials that go into your carry-on bag.

^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.