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Flights to Illinois in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceRM 4,061Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip fromRM 3,284From Kuala Lumpur to Illinois
One-way fromRM 41One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Illinois

Cheapest prices for Illinois flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Illinois found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
RM 4,043
February
RM 3,676
March
RM 3,225
April
RM 3,757
May
RM 3,598
June
RM 3,048
July
RM 3,778
August
RM 3,891
September
RM 3,572
October
RM 3,421
November
RM 3,341
December
RM 3,699
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Illinois is June. The most expensive month for flights is January. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Illinois?

Average Chicago flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
MY1 - CHI
Price
RM 3,048 - RM 5,613
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm
The best time to fly to Illinois is during May, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Illinois then July is statistically the hottest. May is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Illinois?

The price you pay for your flight to Illinois may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Illinois?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Illinois. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Illinois?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Illinois. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

Sitting along the banks of the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan, Illinois’s accessible location has for centuries made it an important hub. Historically emigrants from Mexico, Ireland and Poland would make the long journey over in search of work and a new home. Abraham Lincoln was among those who called Illinois home and the state honoured him by naming the small city of Lincoln after him – before he became president.

Most travellers booking flights to Illinois would probably pick Chicago as their city of choice for its renowned restaurant scene and shopping but there’s so much more to see in including 6,900 kilometres of shoreline and more than 50 state parks, making it one of the most scenic states in the US.

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Illinois climate

Illinois’s winters are very cold and long with snow and icy winds from late November through to April. Summers, especially July and August, the weather tends to be hot and humid. The best times to visit is when the weather is perfect, in spring and autumn; tornado season can occur anytime between the months of March and May. Chicago’s summers are humid with highs of 30 degrees (Celsius) or more and its winters are bitterly cold.

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When is the best time to fly to Illinois?

Peak Season:
Winter is peak season in Illinois for skiing and snowmobiling. In summer many different festivals take place in Chicago’s parks and neighbourhoods almost every weekend, making it difficult to find a cheap Illinois flight.

Off Season:
The best month to book a cheap Illinois flight is September, which is also the mildest month. Autumn is visually the prettiest time to visit when the temperature is still mild and the foliage is changing. The quietest months in Chicago are from January to March but they can also be the coldest and windiest.

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Getting around Illinois

Public transportation is reliable and taxis are easy to find. Driving is not recommended because of heavy traffic and parking is almost impossible to find. The El, a system operated by The Chicago Transit Authority consists of elevated trains running 24 hours a day. During the summer rush hour a River Bus is available.

 

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Illinois 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois found for this year
27 Aug - 28 Sep
RM 3,300pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
28 Aug - 28 Sep
RM 3,415pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
28 Aug - 28 Sep
RM 3,522pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

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