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The best prices from Edinburgh 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
£389 - £654
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 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

£465

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£389

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 24% 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 32% 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 £389 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 £469 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £364. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as £255. 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 46% on flights from Edinburgh to Chicago by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Chicago in April, May 2021

The best prices found for EDI to CHI flights in April, May
21 May - 24 May
£517pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 May - 23 May
£530pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 May - 23 May
£530pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Edinburgh found for this year
18 Jul - 14 Aug
£370pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 Jul - 14 Aug
£376pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 Jul - 12 Aug
£378pp
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
14:00 - 02:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 20m
EDI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
£370
Combigo
12:40 - 10:05
Aer Lingus
1 stop
27h 25m
EDI - ORD
Aer Lingus
£647
KAYAK
06:50 - 05:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
29h 05m
EDI - ORD
Turkish Airlines
£662
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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £437 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £437. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £370, but on average you can expect to pay £452.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £364 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.

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 Aer Lingus, Air France, and Delta fly from Edinburgh to Chicago in about 11h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 19m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Chicago is Aer Lingus. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £402 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Finnair and Virgin Atlantic, starting at £471 and £517 round-trip. 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 Aer Lingus. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £647. Users have also found tickets on Turkish Airlines for as little as £662.

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 = $1.38
Average temperature for April in Chicago
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh 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
Brussels Airlines
£446 £607 No cancel fee N/A
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American Airlines
£374 £617 No cancel fee 71%
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British Airways
£439 £646 No cancel fee 70%
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Virgin Atlantic
£424 £665 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
£444 £678 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£386 £679 No cancel fee 76%
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United Airlines
£329 £717 No cancel fee 69%
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SWISS
£533 £724 No cancel fee 79%
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Aer Lingus
£505 £738 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
£394 £804 No cancel fee 67%
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