O'Hare Intl

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago (SAN - ORD)

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego to O'Hare Intl

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to ORD flight in 2022: compare San Diego to O'Hare Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in O'Hare Intl.

SAN - ORD

Price

$75 - $332

ORD

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

ORD

Precipitation

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$75

From San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $189 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $217.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $205. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (SAN - ORD)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport as you normally would.

Cheap flights from San Diego to O'Hare Intl in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SAN to ORD flights for January, February
Feb 9 - Feb 15
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 32m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 13m
$74

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 03m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 13m
$91

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 3 - Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 07m
$99

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

San Diego to O'Hare Intl 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to O'Hare Intl from San Diego found for this year
Feb 9 - Feb 15
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 32m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 13m
$74

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

May 4 - May 10
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 26m
$78

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Apr 20 - Apr 26
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 26m
$81

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Non-stop flights to O'Hare Intl from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to O'Hare Intl direct flight deals
May 4 - May 10
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 26m
$78

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Apr 20 - Apr 26
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 26m
$81

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

May 10 - May 18
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 26m
$86

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Last minute flights from San Diego to O'Hare Intl

Late deals on return flights to O'Hare Intl from San Diego, departing today and this week
Jan 29 - Feb 8
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 13m
$109

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 26 - Feb 2
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 13m
$111

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 29 - Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 36m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 07m
$124

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

One-way flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to O'Hare Intl
Apr 26
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
$36

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

May 17
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 08m
$37

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 8
SAN

San Diego

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 03m
$48

Frontier

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Deal found 1/17/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to O'Hare Intl flights.

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

For a flight from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl, you will be flying from San Diego. San Diego (SAN) is just 2.6 mi from the center of the city. San Diego is the only San Diego airport and it handles 16 outbound flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl per day. 7 airlines have flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl from San Diego on a regular basis.

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

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $103.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is less than $118.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

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

How many flights depart from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport on average per day?

13 flight departures from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 31% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 69% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Departing from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport will take you 4h 08m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1729 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($74), and Spirit Airlines ($78) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Frontier is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $36 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $48 and American Airlines from $75 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Consider Austrian Airlines (100%), Cathay Pacific (100%) or Aer Lingus (99%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport? While on average our users pay $436, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $36. The most popular route (San Diego - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $78.

Can I fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl from San Diego right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago O'Hare Intl within the United States

Most visitors from San Diego need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago O'Hare Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Can I fly back to San Diego from Chicago O'Hare Intl?

Returning to San Diego from Chicago O'Hare Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Alternative routes for San Diego to O'Hare Intl

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

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to O'Hare Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to O'Hare Intl choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$100
Average$227
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$101
Average$202
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$105
Average$291
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$115
Average$305
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$122
Average$246
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$134
Average$449
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to O'Hare Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to O'Hare Intl
49%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
8%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
4%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Diego to O'Hare Intl

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to O'Hare Intl
Sunday12daily flights
Monday16daily flights
Tuesday11daily flights
Wednesday23daily flights
Thursday24daily flights
Friday18daily flights
Saturday8daily flights