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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago are usually found in February or October, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to CHI flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
EDI - CHI
Price
£392 - £659
CHI
Temperature
-5 - 23 °C
CHI
Precipitation
43 - 125 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

£414

Average for round-trip flights in setembro 2021

Round-trip from

R$ 392

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago All airports (CHI)

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?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Edinburgh to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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 39 days early can save you up to 39% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 39 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for as little as £487 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 £556 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Edinburgh in February are about £468 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £320.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Edinburgh to Chicago at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 46% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Chicago in September, October 2021

The best prices found for EDI to CHI flights in September, October
29 Oct - 15 Jan
£388pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
29 Oct - 15 Jan
£412pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
29 Oct - 15 Jan
£416pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Edinburgh found for this year
7 Nov - 22 Nov
£312pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Nov - 24 Nov
£323pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Nov - 6 Dec
£324pp
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
07:30 - 14:30
Lufthansa
1 stop
13h 00m
EDI - ORD
Lufthansa
£418
Kiwi.com
13:15 - 08:50
Brussels Airlines
1 stop
25h 35m
EDI - ORD
Brussels Airlines
£430
Kiwi.com
02:20 - 06:22
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 02m
EDI - MDW
Multiple Airlines
£556
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to Chicago?

For a flight from Edinburgh to Chicago, you will be flying from Turnhouse. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is just 6.8 mi from the centre of the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 12 airlines have flights to Chicago from Edinburgh Turnhouse on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Lufthansa, and Aer Lingus are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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 Brussels Airlines for just £312, but on average you can expect to pay £344.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Chicago return?

Flying on Brussels Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at £312. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Virgin Atlantic and Air France, with the lowest prices starting at £328 and £363, respectively. Brussels Airlines is currently priced 33% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Brussels Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £402. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and KLM, as they are both options that can get you from Edinburgh to Chicago for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Chicago?

When booking a flight from Edinburgh to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Edinburgh to Chicago is £276. On average you can expect to pay £1,058. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for £323.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse will not be allowed to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from Chicago?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.37
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
£241 £526 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
£274 £453 No cancel fee 71%
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Lufthansa
£283 £498 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
£289 £589 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Atlantic
£311 £488 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
£322 £474 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£325 £497 No cancel fee 75%
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Brussels Airlines
£327 £445 No cancel fee N/A
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Aer Lingus
£370 £541 No cancel fee N/A
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SWISS
£391 £531 No cancel fee 79%
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