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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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 2022: compare Edinburgh to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
EDI - CHI
Price
£586 - £904
CHI
Temperature
-5 - 23 °C
CHI
Rainfall
43 - 125 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

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

Round-trip from

£482

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

£415

One-way flight from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

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 19 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 19 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for as little as £615 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 £795 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip 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.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Edinburgh in September are about £576 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £442.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Chicago in June, July 2022

The best prices found for EDI to CHI flights in June, July
5 Jul - 7 Sep
£715pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jul - 7 Sep
£724pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 Jul - 5 Aug
£757pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Edinburgh found for this year
3 Oct - 16 Oct
£458pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Oct - 14 Oct
£460pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Sep - 5 Oct
£474pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Chicago from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to Chicago direct flight deals
3 Oct - 16 Oct
£638pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Sep - 5 Oct
£642pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
28 Sep - 27 Oct
£687pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
5 Jul - 7 Sep
£715pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jul - 7 Sep
£724pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jul - 23 Jul
£785pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Chicago from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Chicago
07:55 - 15:14
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
13h 19m
EDI - ORD
Virgin Atlantic
£415
StudentUniverse
02:00 - 10:15
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
14h 15m
EDI - ORD
Virgin Atlantic
£446
StudentUniverse
03:10 - 17:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
20h 25m
EDI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
£470
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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 center of the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 10 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. Aer Lingus, United Airlines, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Aer Lingus with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Aer Lingus for just £458, but on average you can expect to pay £544.

Are there nonstop flights from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Chicago under £700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Edinburgh to Chicago is less than £916.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Chicago for under £800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than £800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Chicago round-trip?

Flying on Aer Lingus is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at £458. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Major Airline and Scandinavian Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at £514 and £535, respectively. Aer Lingus is currently priced 20% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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 Finnair 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 £478. On average you can expect to pay £992. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for £407.

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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

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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 = $1.22
Average temperature for June in Chicago
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
87.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 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
Brussels Airlines
£367 £499 No cancel fee N/A
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Aer Lingus
£380 £563 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Atlantic
£473 £643 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
£475 £667 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£533 £659 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
£561 £683 No cancel fee 69%
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SWISS
£684 £875 No cancel fee 79%
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