Cheap flights to Illinois

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Flights to Illinois in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average priceHK$10,791Average for return flights in June 2022
Return fromHK$9,928From Hong Kong Intl to Chicago
One-way fromHK$5,737One-way flight from Hong Kong Intl (HKG) to Illinois

Cheap flights to Illinois in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI flights for June, July
16 Jul - 1 Nov
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 50m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

29h 20m
HK$13,004

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 25 Jun 2022

14 Jul - 1 Nov
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

25h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

32h 10m
HK$13,703

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25 Jun 2022

16 Jul - 1 Nov
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

51h 40m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

29h 15m
HK$14,079

Lufthansa

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Deal found 25 Jun 2022

Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois found for this year
14 Dec - 29 Dec
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

STL

Lambert-St Louis

2 stops

24h 57m
STL

Lambert-St Louis

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

47h 45m
HK$6,459

Air Canada

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Deal found 24 Jun 2022

19 Dec - 28 Dec
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

STL

Lambert-St Louis

2 stops

48h 57m
STL

Lambert-St Louis

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

47h 45m
HK$7,102

Air Canada

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Deal found 24 Jun 2022

7 Sep - 21 Sep
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

22h 40m
HK$9,928

EVA Air

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Deal found 25 Jun 2022

Last minute flights to Illinois

Late deals on return flights to Illinois, departing today and this week
4 Jul - 12 Aug
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

55h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

56h 20m
HK$14,738

Emirates

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Deal found 26 Jun 2022

4 Jul - 12 Aug
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

55h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

56h 20m
HK$16,339

Emirates

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Deal found 25 Jun 2022

4 Jul - 12 Aug
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

31h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

56h 20m
HK$16,410

Emirates

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Deal found 24 Jun 2022

When is the best time to book a flight to Illinois?

Booking 26 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Illinois. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Illinois?

The cheapest day to fly to Illinois is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Illinois?

Illinois flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

Sitting along the banks of the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan, Illinois’s accessible location has for centuries made it an important hub. Historically emigrants from Mexico, Ireland and Poland would make the long journey over in search of work and a new home. Abraham Lincoln was among those who called Illinois home and the state honoured him by naming the small city of Lincoln after him – before he became president.

Most travellers booking flights to Illinois would probably pick Chicago as their city of choice for its renowned restaurant scene and shopping but there’s so much more to see in including 6,900 kilometres of shoreline and more than 50 state parks, making it one of the most scenic states in the US.

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Illinois climate

Illinois’s winters are very cold and long with snow and icy winds from late November through to April. Summers, especially July and August, the weather tends to be hot and humid. The best times to visit is when the weather is perfect, in spring and autumn; tornado season can occur anytime between the months of March and May. Chicago’s summers are humid with highs of 30 degrees (Celsius) or more and its winters are bitterly cold.

When is the best time to fly to Illinois?

Peak Season:
Winter is peak season in Illinois for skiing and snowmobiling. In summer many different festivals take place in Chicago’s parks and neighbourhoods almost every weekend, making it difficult to find a cheap Illinois flight.

Off Season:
The best month to book a cheap Illinois flight is September, which is also the mildest month. Autumn is visually the prettiest time to visit when the temperature is still mild and the foliage is changing. The quietest months in Chicago are from January to March but they can also be the coldest and windiest.

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Getting around Illinois

Public transportation is reliable and taxis are easy to find. Driving is not recommended because of heavy traffic and parking is almost impossible to find. The El, a system operated by The Chicago Transit Authority consists of elevated trains running 24 hours a day. During the summer rush hour a River Bus is available.

What is good to know if travelling to Illinois?

  • Chicago has a wealth of things to see and do. The best view of the city can be found at 1,450 feet from the top of North America’s tallest building – the Sears Tower. Head to the 103rd floor to the Skydeck where you can see the entire city laid out.  The Hancock Building is also well worth a visit and offers stunning city views from its observation deck or cocktail bar.
  • Don’t miss a trip to the Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford. Set on twelve acres the gardens are adorned with Japanese maples, magnolias, and rhododendrons and have several ponds and waterfalls with Japanese bronze structures surrounding them. There’s also an authentic tea house and contemporary “Garden of Reflection”.  
  • Visit the preserved Frank Lloyd Wright Museum on Chicago Avenue in Oak Park where the famed architect spent 20 years of his career and designed 130 of his masterpieces.  Wright lived here until 1909.
  • One of the most visited attractions in Chicago is the Art Institute of Chicago. Art lovers – well any visitor – shouldn’t miss a trip to the museum, it’s remarkable. The gargantuan building houses more than 250,000 works of art from all over the world including ancient Egyptian, Japanese, Korean, Greek and Roman relics. One of its highlights is the anthology of Impressionist art which has an impressive collection by Monet, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse to name a few.
  • Anyone interested in the lives of the Amish people should head to central Illinois where a welcoming group of Amish villages are set up. Take a tour of the community in the Illinois Amish Interpretative Centre in Arcola, visit a working farm and watch how supper is prepared and enjoyed in a family home.

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