Cheap flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl (SMF - ORD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to ORD flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago-O'Hare Intl.
SMF - ORD
Price
$242 - $381
ORD
Temperature
35.6 - 86 °F
ORD
Rainfall
1.5 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$242

From Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

One-way from

$133

One-way flight from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from $137 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $157 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Sacramento. Prices for April average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in April

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SMF to ORD flights for May, June
29 May - 1 Jun
$241pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 May - 1 Jun
$242pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
17 May - 19 May
$260pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Sacramento found for this year
29 May - 1 Jun
$241pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 May - 1 Jun
$242pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$250pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl direct flight deals
11 Sep - 22 Sep
$265pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Sep - 9 Sep
$285pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 Aug - 26 Aug
$290pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Sacramento, departing today and this week
21 May - 25 May
$287pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
22 May - 5 Jun
$288pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
21 May - 24 May
$291pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl
2:46 am - 8:45 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 59m
SMF - ORD
American Airlines
8:55 am - 5:13 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
6h 18m
SMF - ORD
United Airlines
$142
United
12:45 pm - 9:13 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
18h 28m
SMF - ORD
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sacramento</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago-O'Hare Intl</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl 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 Sacramento and Chicago-O'Hare Intl 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 Sacramento Intl to Chicago O'Hare Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Sacramento Intl to Chicago O'Hare Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Chicago O'Hare Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sacramento Intl to Chicago O'Hare Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines 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.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Chicago O'Hare Intl?

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Sacramento Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago O'Hare Intl from Sacramento. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Chicago O'Hare Intl should be relatively easy as there are 6 daily outbound flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl from 8 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $219, but on average you can expect to pay $257.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl is less than $347.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

How many flights depart from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from Sacramento Intl to Chicago O'Hare Intl per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Sacramento is typically less than Chicago-O'Hare Intl. We can gather that this will continue over the next 5 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 95 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago-O'Hare Intl is generally colder than Sacramento's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

Departing from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl will take you 3h 59m. Sacramento and Chicago-O'Hare Intl are separated by a distance of 1787 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl round-trip from $219. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $265, and United Airlines, from $278. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 26% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl are Spirit Airlines ($81), Alaska Airlines ($118), and Frontier ($129).

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

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

Destination information for Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl.
Flight duration
4h 17m
Average temperature for May in Chicago-O'Hare Intl
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago-O'Hare Intl
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Chicago

Top 7 airlines flying from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl 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
Frontier
$102 $180 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$121 $182 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$72 $217 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$146 $251 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$140 $275 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$143 $345 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$147 $378 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Chicago-O'Hare Intl.
Morning 6 AM to noon 82% of SMF to ORD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of SMF to ORD departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SMF to ORD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to ORD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Chicago-O'Hare Intl.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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