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The best prices from Edinburgh to Chicago are usually found in October or November, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Chicago (CHI)

EDI - CHI
Price
£406 - £695
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average price £602 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £406 From Edinburgh to Chicago
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Chicago?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 21% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from Edinburgh to Chicago at least 61 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for as little as £315 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £371 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Chicago?

February can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £370. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as £247. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Chicago (EDI - CHI)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 31% on flights from Edinburgh to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the midday.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for EDI to CHI flights in July, August
16 Aug - 5 Oct
£587pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Aug - 5 Oct
£609pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Finnair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Aug - 6 Oct
£636pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Edinburgh found for this year
10 Sep - 17 Sep
£382pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Sep - 19 Sep
£399pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Sep - 19 Sep
£416pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
24 Jul - 7 Aug
£698pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 Jul - 14 Aug
£802pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Jul - 16 Aug
£836pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Chicago from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Chicago
06:50 - 15:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
39h 05m
EDI - ORD
Turkish Airlines
£611
Vayama
14:15 - 12:40
SWISS
1 stop
28h 25m
EDI - ORD
SWISS
£632
swiss
02:55 - 14:45
Finnair
1 stop
17h 50m
EDI - ORD
Finnair
£638
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £382, but on average you can expect to pay £449.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £400 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than £700.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally hotter than in Edinburgh. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Chicago?

Airlines like Finnair, Aer Lingus, and KLM fly from Edinburgh to Chicago in about 12h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 45m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop and one-way flights.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Edinburgh to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Chicago is Aer Lingus. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £427 on this airline. Aer Lingus is 13% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Edinburgh to Chicago one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £433. Users have also found prices from £591 and £603 on Turkish Airlines and Virgin Atlantic, respectively.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to Chicago
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.31
Average temperature for August in Chicago
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
98.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)
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