Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl (SAN - ORD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)

SAN - ORD
Price
$75 - $332
ORD
Temperature
35.6 - 86 °F
ORD
Rainfall
1.5 - 4.8 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

One-way from

$64

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl at least 20 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for as little as $137 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 $157 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $33.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in April, May 2021

21 May - 22 May
$74pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 May - 22 May
$79pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
15 May - 19 May
$84pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl 2021 flight deals

21 May - 22 May
$74pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 May - 22 May
$79pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
15 May - 19 May
$84pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

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

21 May - 22 May
$74pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 May - 22 May
$79pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
7 May - 15 May
$103pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

17 Apr - 21 Apr
$146pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
16 Apr - 21 Apr
$149pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
16 Apr - 26 Apr
$153pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

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

7:00 pm - 1:00 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
4h 00m
SAN - ORD
American Airlines
4:54 am - 1:00 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 06m
SAN - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$80
Gotogate
2:30 am - 7:34 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
39h 04m
SAN - ORD
Frontier
$82
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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Diego 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 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 for under $100 on Cheapflights?

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

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl is less than $125.

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

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

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 2 flights depart from San Diego to Chicago O'Hare Intl per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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

Expected rainfall in San Diego is more than in Chicago-O'Hare Intl. You can expect this to be the case over the next 6 days.

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

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago-O'Hare Intl is generally hotter than in San Diego. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier can get you from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in just under 3h 49m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 24m. The distance from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl is about 1729 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($74), Frontier ($88), and Spirit Airlines ($104) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl. United Airlines is priced at 63% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $37. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for a low price.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Destination information for Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Flight duration
4h 13m
Average temperature for April in Chicago-O'Hare Intl
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago-O'Hare Intl
3.1 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$101 $202 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$100 $227 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$122 $246 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$105 $291 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$115 $305 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$134 $449 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Morning 6 AM to noon 86% of SAN to ORD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of SAN to ORD departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SAN to ORD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAN to ORD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Chicago-O'Hare Intl
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
27 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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