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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chicago from $135

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 1/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SFO — CHI
21 May — 28 May1
1 adult
Tue 21/5
Tue 28/5

Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Chicago

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago (CHI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 16 May 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

$1,460

One-way from

$241
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
From San Francisco to Chicago (CHI)
One-way flight from San Francisco to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from San Francisco to Chicago?

Travellers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 23% 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 San Francisco to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Chicago at least 47 days early can save you up to 39% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 47 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Chicago for as little as $483 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 $708 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from San Francisco in October are about $479 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $132.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Chicago (SFO - CHI)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from San Francisco to Chicago by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from San Francisco to Chicago

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Alaska Airlines for the route between San Francisco and Chicago. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Alaska Airlines flights heading from San Francisco to Chicago. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 7/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/818:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$268
Wed 31/723:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Wed 7/806:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$275
Tue 11/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sat 15/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$283
Mon 12/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/818:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$290
Wed 12/606:00SFO - ORD
1 stop10h 29mAlaska Airlines
Sat 15/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$296
Tue 4/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Wed 12/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$302
Mon 12/819:55SFO - ORD
1 stop7h 20mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/806:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$304
Tue 4/616:55SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 45mAlaska Airlines
Sat 8/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$316
Mon 24/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 4/718:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$326

Cheap Delta flights from San Francisco to Chicago

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between San Francisco and Chicago. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Delta flights we've found at this time heading from San Francisco to Chicago. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Thu 8/821:45SFO - ORD
1 stop7h 37mDelta
Thu 15/813:35ORD - SFO
1 stop7h 10mDelta
Deal found 16/5$353
Sat 21/900:20SFO - ORD
1 stop6h 16mDelta
Wed 25/910:35ORD - SFO
1 stop10h 15mDelta
Deal found 16/5$383
Fri 9/821:45SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 42mDelta
Tue 13/806:00ORD - SFO
1 stop8h 09mDelta
Deal found 16/5$392
Mon 10/622:10SFO - ORD
1 stop7h 22mDelta
Fri 21/619:20ORD - SFO
1 stop6h 44mDelta
Deal found 16/5$460
Fri 7/600:07SFO - ORD
1 stop12h 58mDelta
Fri 21/619:20ORD - SFO
1 stop6h 44mDelta
Deal found 16/5$524
Fri 14/600:07SFO - ORD
1 stop12h 58mDelta
Fri 21/619:20ORD - SFO
1 stop6h 44mDelta
Deal found 16/5$569
Fri 7/600:07SFO - ORD
1 stop12h 58mDelta
Tue 25/617:15ORD - SFO
1 stop8h 56mDelta
Deal found 16/5$570
Sat 25/522:55SFO - ORD
1 stop8h 04mDelta
Mon 27/506:07ORD - SFO
1 stop8h 26mDelta
Deal found 16/5$745
Fri 24/500:40SFO - ORD
1 stop8h 45mDelta
Mon 27/505:40ORD - SFO
1 stop9h 56mDelta
Deal found 16/5$994

Cheap San Francisco to Chicago flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco to Chicago specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Prices were last updated on 16 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Chicago in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 25/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 4/718:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$275
Tue 11/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sat 15/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$283
Wed 12/607:00SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 29mAlaska Airlines
Tue 18/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$296
Tue 4/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sat 8/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$302
Tue 4/616:55SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 45mAlaska Airlines
Sat 8/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$316
Mon 24/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 4/718:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$326
Tue 11/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Fri 21/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$334
Tue 25/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 11/706:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$343
Wed 12/606:00SFO - ORD
1 stop10h 29mAlaska Airlines
Fri 21/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$347

San Francisco to Chicago 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco and Chicago in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Chicago in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 7/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/818:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$268
Wed 31/723:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Wed 7/806:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$275
Tue 11/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sat 15/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$283
Mon 12/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/818:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$290
Wed 12/606:00SFO - ORD
1 stop10h 29mAlaska Airlines
Tue 18/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$296
Tue 4/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sat 8/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$302
Mon 12/819:55SFO - ORD
1 stop7h 20mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/806:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$304
Tue 4/616:55SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 45mAlaska Airlines
Sat 8/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$316
Mon 24/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 4/718:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$326

Direct flights to Chicago from San Francisco

Discover direct flight options from San Francisco to Chicago. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from San Francisco to Chicago. Search for alternative flights from San Francisco to Chicago by utilising the search form above.
Wed 7/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Sat 17/818:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$268
Wed 31/723:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Wed 7/806:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$275
Tue 9/723:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Sat 27/706:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$283
Thu 1/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Wed 7/806:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$290
Tue 4/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Wed 12/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$302
Thu 1/823:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 8/818:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$313
Mon 24/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 4/718:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$326
Tue 11/623:57SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sun 16/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$334
Mon 1/723:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Thu 18/718:20ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$335

San Francisco to Chicago flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Francisco to Chicago for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from San Francisco to Chicago should consider booking one of these fares. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Sat 25/523:12SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Fri 31/517:55ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 44mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$349
Sat 25/523:12SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Fri 31/517:28ORD - SFO
1 stop8h 16mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$362
Sat 25/523:12SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Sat 1/607:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$376
Sat 25/523:12SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Mon 17/606:35ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$407
Sat 25/523:12SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 23mAlaska Airlines
Thu 6/606:00ORD - SFO
1 stop7h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$421
Wed 22/516:55SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 45mAlaska Airlines
Fri 31/507:00ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$430
Wed 22/509:55SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 29mAlaska Airlines
Fri 31/517:55ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 44mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$454
Wed 22/516:55SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 45mAlaska Airlines
Sat 1/617:55ORD - SFO
Nonstop4h 44mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$457
Thu 23/509:55SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 29mAlaska Airlines
Fri 31/517:28ORD - SFO
1 stop8h 16mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$467

One-way flights to Chicago from San Francisco

Search for one-way flight options from San Francisco to Chicago. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from San Francisco to Chicago. Users can also find round-trip San Francisco to Chicago flights by using the search form above.
Mon 1/723:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$135
Sat 14/918:18SFO - ORD
1 stop8h 29mFrontier
Deal found 16/5$136
Tue 25/623:59SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 21mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$142
Fri 13/900:58SFO - ORD
1 stop21h 13mFrontier
Deal found 16/5$153
Wed 12/606:00SFO - ORD
1 stop8h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$156
Mon 19/811:07SFO - ORD
Nonstop4h 17mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$157
Wed 31/711:36SFO - ORD
1 stop15h 39mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/5$165
Mon 16/916:44SFO - ORD
1 stop9h 56mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$171
Tue 4/619:55SFO - ORD
1 stop6h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 15/5$175

Find flights from San Francisco to Chicago within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from San Francisco to Chicago that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 536,630 searches. Data last updated 16 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$268 - $440

Route

Depart

Return

Price

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Wed 7/8

Nonstop4h 21m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 17/8

Nonstop4h 40m

$268

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Wed 31/7

Nonstop4h 21m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 7/8

Nonstop4h 37m

$275

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Tue 11/6

Nonstop4h 23m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 15/6

Nonstop4h 37m

$283

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Mon 12/8

Nonstop4h 21m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 17/8

Nonstop4h 40m

$290

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Wed 12/6

1 stop10h 29m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 15/6

Nonstop4h 37m

$296

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Thu 8/8

1 stop7h 37m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 15/8

1 stop7h 10m

$353

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Sat 21/9

1 stop6h 16m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 25/9

1 stop10h 15m

$383

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Thu 4/7

1 stop23h 44m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop17h 33m

$403

San FranciscoChicago O'Hare Intl

SFO - ORD

SFOORD

San Francisco

Sat 10/8

1 stop7h 16m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 13/8

Nonstop4h 40m

$440

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 16/5

When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from San Francisco to Chicago. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.
The best time to book flights from San Francisco to Chicago is 46 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from San Francisco to Chicago. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to Chicago flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Chicago by month

Plan your trip from San Francisco to Chicago by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Francisco to Chicago is currently $154 while a return flight costs $332. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Francisco to Chicago (average of $928). Flying from San Francisco to Chicago in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,591). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,631

February

$1,389

March

$1,578

April

$1,856

May

$1,745

June

$1,777

July

$1,910

August

$1,895

September

$1,726

October

$1,670

November

$1,920

December

$2,381

Temperature and rainfall in Chicago by month

Plan your trip to Chicago by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Chicago

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chicago. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chicago. Reviews last updated 16 May 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Alaska Airlines, Delta and United Airlines from San Francisco to Chicago have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

My original flight was delayed so they found this flight for me so I could arrive at a reasonable time

Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

My original flight was delayed so they found this flight for me so I could arrive at a reasonable time

8.1
Very Good
9,157 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

My original flight was delayed so they found this flight for me so I could arrive at a reasonable time

8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

My original flight was delayed so they found this flight for me so I could arrive at a reasonable time

7.4
Good
10,924 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

My original flight was delayed so they found this flight for me so I could arrive at a reasonable time

7.3
Good
14,514 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very Good
6,039 reviews

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

My original flight was delayed so they found this flight for me so I could arrive at a reasonable time

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Chicago?

    San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Chicago. You should not have trouble finding flights to Chicago from San Francisco; the airport handles an average of 57 outbound flights to Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 1 airline has flights from the San Francisco airport to Chicago. It is only a 19.0 km journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city centre.

  • Can I find flights from San Francisco to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $268, but on average you can expect to pay $325.

  • Are there direct flights from San Francisco to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Chicago under $300. A good price for a direct flight from San Francisco to Chicago is less than $332.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Chicago for under $400?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

  • What days are direct flights available from San Francisco to Chicago?

    You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from San Francisco to Chicago on average per day?

    Travellers can expect 63 flights from San Francisco to Chicago on average per day.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 35% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 5% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from San Francisco to Chicago?

    Alaska Airlines and Delta can get you from San Francisco to Chicago in just under 4h 21m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 16m. The distance between San Francisco and Chicago is about 2979 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Chicago round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Chicago round-trip from $268. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Delta. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Chicago for 44% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Chicago one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Alaska Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $135. Users have also found prices from $136 and $177 on Frontier and Delta, respectively.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Chicago?

    Before booking your flight to Chicago from San Francisco, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Asiana Airlines (90%), Brussels Airlines (89%), Royal Jordanian( 88%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Chicago?

    On average you can expect to pay $420 for a flight from San Francisco to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $167 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $513.

  • What does SFO to ORD mean?

    This is defined as San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD). Codes like Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Chicago that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your San Francisco to Chicago flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from San Francisco to Chicago with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter San Francisco to Chicago flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Chicago that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Francisco to Chicago flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Francisco to Chicago?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from San Francisco to Chicago.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Francisco to Chicago?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Francisco to Chicago by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Chicago that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from San Francisco to Chicago offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from San Francisco to Chicago?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Francisco to Chicago flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the San Francisco to Chicago flight deals updated?

    The San Francisco to Chicago flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 16/5.

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