Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to O'Hare Intl (ORD)

SFO — ORD
May 31 — Jun 71

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

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

SFO - ORD

Price

$217 - $376

ORD

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

ORD

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from$217From San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl
One-way from$148One-way flight from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 32 days in advance, which can save you up to 57% on flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 32 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $363. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $479.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from San Francisco. Prices for August average $287 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $118. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

When flying from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to ORD flights for May, June
Jun 14 - Aug 17
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

19h 50m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

13h 07m
$380

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Jun 14 - Jun 17
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

22h 57m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 14m
$389

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

Jun 5 - Jun 21
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 32m
$394

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

San Francisco to O'Hare Intl 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to O'Hare Intl from San Francisco found for this year
Sep 10 - Sep 17
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 00m
$256

Delta

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Deal found 24/5/22

Sep 7 - Sep 29
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 57m
$258

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 24/5/22

Sep 22 - Sep 27
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 00m
$259

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap Sun Country Air flights from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

Sep 7 - Sep 29
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 57m
$258

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 24/5/22

Sep 15 - Sep 18
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 46m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 02m
$271

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 23/5/22

Sep 29 - Oct 2
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 46m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 57m
$277

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 23/5/22

  • Sun Country Air is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Flights on this route from Sun Country Air typically cost $267.01 RT, a price that is 97% more expensive than the average San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport flight. The cheapest flight found was $108 RT. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, Sun Country Air flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Delta flights from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

Sep 10 - Sep 17
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 00m
$256

Delta

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Deal found 24/5/22

Sep 13 - Sep 21
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 49m
$276

Delta

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Deal found 26/5/22

Sep 13 - Sep 21
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 17m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 49m
$296

Delta

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Deal found 25/5/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $417.20 RT. This price is typically 61% cheaper than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $171. San Francisco Airport is the most common San Francisco airport to take off from when flying to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, Delta flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

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

Save time with San Francisco to O'Hare Intl direct flight deals
Sep 10 - Sep 17
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 42m
$317

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Sep 17 - Sep 19
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 47m
$318

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Sep 8 - Sep 9
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 46m
$323

United Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

Late deals on return flights to O'Hare Intl from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Jun 5 - Jun 21
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 32m
$394

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Jun 4 - Jul 12
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 12m
$413

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

Jun 5 - Jun 21
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 32m
$414

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

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

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl
Sep 14
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 19m
$128

Delta

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Deal found 23/5/22

Sep 22
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 01m
$129

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 26/5/22

Oct 6
SFO

San Francisco

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 01m
$131

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 25/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Chicago O'Hare Intl from San Francisco, you will be flying from San Francisco, which is the city’s only airport. San Francisco (SFO) is located 11.8 mi from the center of San Francisco. There are 38 flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl per day from 10 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines flying from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $256, but on average you can expect to pay $280.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is less than $344.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $400?

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

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

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

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

78 flight departures from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 54% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 37% of flight departures

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

For as low as $256, Delta can have you in Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from San Francisco in 6h 19m. There are 1851 mi between San Francisco and Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($256), and Sun Country Air ($258) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Delta is priced at 11% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are Delta ($128), Sun Country Air ($129), and United Airlines ($159).

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Before booking your flight to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from San Francisco, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Austrian Airlines (96%), Scandinavian Airlines (95%), Royal Jordanian( 95%).

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $179. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $256 on average our data indicates $967 when flying from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

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

Top 5 airlines flying from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$86Average$205FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$108Average$267FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$121Average$280FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$158Average$425FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl
37%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
41%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
9%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
13%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to O'Hare Intl
Sunday26daily flights
Monday33daily flights
Tuesday31daily flights
Wednesday43daily flights
Thursday69daily flights
Friday35daily flights
Saturday29daily flights