Flights to China from Chicago

The average price to go to China from Chicago is $ 1890 (round trip). It varies from $ 1454 (Hong Kong) to $ 2568 (Beijing) depending on the destination. The information below allows you to know the average price of Chicago-China flights on average throughout the year and month by month, as well as the best time to buy your plane tickets for different cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou (Canton), Chengdu and Macao.

City Average price Cheapest months to travel
Beijing$ 2568january, february, march (the cheapest), september, october, december
Shanghai$ 1960january, february, march, october (the cheapest)
Hong Kong$ 1454january, february, march, april, september (the cheapest), october, november
Guangzhou (Canton)$ 1851february (the cheapest)
Chengdu$ 1852february (the cheapest), march
Macao$ 1656may, september, october (the cheapest)

Round-trip airfare price Chicago-China month by month

Month Average price Our opinion
January$ 1344 to $ 2040fair price
February$ 1213 to $ 1806fair price
March$ 1370 to $ 1842fair price
April$ 1272 to $ 3663very high price
May$ 1404 to $ 3591high price
June$ 1838 to $ 3292very high price
July$ 1853 to $ 3080very high price
August$ 1593 to $ 2498high price
September$ 1199 to $ 2257fair price
October$ 1262 to $ 2264fair price
November$ 1252 to $ 2381fair price
December$ 1839 to $ 2350very high price

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 8537 airfare prices from previous years for flights to China from Chicago and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.


The GOOD price of a flight to China from Chicago

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Beijing in China

The average price for a round trip flight from Chicago to Beijing is $ 2568. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Chicago-Beijing flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a wednesday

come back on a wednesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Beijing in China in march to get the best price ($ 1589, saving $ 980 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 2568). Avoid the month of april which is statistically the most expensive ($ 3663, which is $ 1096 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Chicago-Beijing and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Shanghai in China

The average price for a round trip flight from Chicago to Shanghai is $ 1960. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Chicago-Shanghai flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a wednesday

come back on a tuesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Shanghai in China in october to get the best price ($ 1664, saving $ 297 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1960). Avoid the month of june which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2281, which is $ 322 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Chicago-Shanghai and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Hong Kong in China

The average price for a round trip flight from Chicago to Hong Kong is $ 1454. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Chicago-Hong Kong flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a wednesday

come back on a monday

Data analysis:

Travel to Hong Kong in China in september to get the best price ($ 1199, saving $ 255 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1454). Avoid the month of july which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1853, which is $ 400 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Chicago-Hong Kong and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Guangzhou (Canton) in China

The average price for a round trip flight from Chicago to Guangzhou (Canton) is $ 1851. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Chicago-Guangzhou (Canton) flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a tuesday

come back on a tuesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Guangzhou (Canton) in China in february to get the best price ($ 1593, saving $ 258 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1851). Avoid the month of june which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2114, which is $ 264 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Chicago-Guangzhou (Canton) and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Chengdu in China

The average price for a round trip flight from Chicago to Chengdu is $ 1852. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Chicago-Chengdu flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a tuesday

come back on a tuesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Chengdu in China in february to get the best price ($ 1602, saving $ 251 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1852). Avoid the month of july which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2078, which is $ 227 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Chicago-Chengdu and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Macao in China

The average price for a round trip flight from Chicago to Macao is $ 1656. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Chicago-Macao flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a tuesday

come back on a wednesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Macao in China in october to get the best price ($ 1317, saving $ 340 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1656). Avoid the month of december which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2043, which is $ 387 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Chicago-Macao and other statistics


Top prices Chicago-China

Round tripDatesPrice
Chicago → Hong Kong05-09 to 12-09-2024$ 832 
Chicago → Hong Kong11-09 to 19-09-2024$ 792 
Chicago → Hong Kong16-09 to 29-09-2024$ 831 
Chicago → Hong Kong22-09 to 30-09-2024$ 795 
Chicago → Hong Kong02-10 to 30-10-2024$ 793 
Chicago → Hong Kong22-10 to 28-10-2024$ 793 
Chicago → Hong Kong03-11 to 25-11-2024$ 793 
Chicago → Hong Kong04-11 to 25-11-2024$ 793 
Chicago → Hong Kong08-05 to 13-05-2025$ 848 
Chicago → Hong Kong14-05 to 20-05-2025$ 854 


When to buy plane tickets to go to China (from Chicago)?

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Chicago to Beijing

The price of tickets to Beijing fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Chicago to Beijing, you should buy your ticket on a thursday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Beijing page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Beijing in China 1 to 2 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1857 , which is $ 711 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 4415 more than the average price).

When to buy your Chicago-Beijing flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Chicago to Shanghai

The price of tickets to Shanghai fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Chicago to Shanghai, you should buy your ticket on a tuesday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Shanghai page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Shanghai in China 1 to 2 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1798 , which is $ 163 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 1601 more than the average price).

When to buy your Chicago-Shanghai flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Chicago to Hong Kong

The price of tickets to Hong Kong fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Chicago to Hong Kong, you should buy your ticket on a wednesday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Hong Kong page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Hong Kong in China 7 to 8 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1275 , which is $ 179 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 214 more than the average price).

When to buy your Chicago-Hong Kong flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Chicago to Guangzhou (Canton)

The price of tickets to Guangzhou (Canton) fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Chicago to Guangzhou (Canton), you should buy your ticket on a thursday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Guangzhou (Canton) page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Guangzhou (Canton) in China 6 to 7 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1639 , which is $ 213 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 4 to 5 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 190 more than the average price).

When to buy your Chicago-Guangzhou (Canton) flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Chicago to Chengdu

The price of tickets to Chengdu fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Chicago to Chengdu, you should buy your ticket on a sunday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Chengdu page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Chengdu in China 2 to 3 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1732 , which is $ 120 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 3 to 4 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 35 more than the average price).

When to buy your Chicago-Chengdu flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Chicago to Macao

The price of tickets to Macao fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Chicago to Macao, you should buy your ticket on a sunday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Macao page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Macao in China 7 to 8 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1260 , which is $ 397 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 351 more than the average price).

When to buy your Chicago-Macao flight ticket and other statistics



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