Cheap flights from Anaheim to Chicago (SNA - CHI)

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The best prices from Anaheim to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Anaheim (SNA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best SNA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Anaheim to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
SNA - CHI
Price
$244 - $420
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$244

From Anaheim to Chicago

One-way from

$113

One-way flight from Anaheim to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Anaheim to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Anaheim to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Anaheim to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from Anaheim to Chicago 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 Anaheim to Chicago 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 Anaheim to Chicago?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Anaheim. Users have commonly found prices around $135 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $33. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Anaheim to Chicago (SNA - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Anaheim to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 36% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Anaheim to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SNA to CHI flights for May, June
27 May - 29 May
$201pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
27 May - 2 Jun
$218pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
3 Jun - 8 Jun
$233pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Anaheim to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Anaheim found for this year
18 Aug - 15 Sep
$189pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
20 Sep - 22 Sep
$192pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
18 Aug - 15 Sep
$195pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Anaheim

Save time with Anaheim to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Aug - 15 Sep
$199pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$219pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$239pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Last minute flights from Anaheim to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Anaheim, departing today and this week
27 May - 29 May
$201pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
27 May - 2 Jun
$218pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
27 May - 6 Jun
$238pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

One-way flights to Chicago from Anaheim

The cheapest one-way flights from Anaheim to Chicago
6:00 am - 5:58 pm
Delta
2 Stops
9h 58m
SNA - MDW
Delta
$113
Delta
6:20 am - 1:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
40h 50m
SNA - RFD
Multiple Airlines
$144
Gotogate
3:05 pm - 9:13 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
16h 08m
SNA - ORD
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Anaheim</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Anaheim to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Ana to Chicago 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 Santa Ana and Chicago 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 Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Most people fly from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) if they book a flight from Santa Ana to Chicago. On average, J. Wayne/Orange Cnty has 14 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 7 airlines. Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty is conveniently located just 4.8 mi from Santa Ana’s city center.

Can I find flights from Anaheim to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Anaheim to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $189, but on average you can expect to pay $205.

Are there nonstop flights from Anaheim to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Anaheim to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Anaheim to Chicago is less than $284.

Are there last-minute flights available from Anaheim to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Anaheim to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Santa Ana to Chicago?

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

Is Santa Ana weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is hotter than in Santa Ana. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Anaheim to Chicago?

Departing from Anaheim to Chicago will take you 4h 03m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Anaheim to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $199, American Airlines will fly you from Anaheim to Chicago and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Spirit Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $204 and $206, respectively. American Airlines is priced at 43% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Anaheim to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Anaheim to Chicago are Spirit Airlines ($93), Frontier ($106), and Delta ($109).

Alternative routes for Anaheim to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Anaheim to Chicago.
Flight duration
4h 14m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Anaheim to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Anaheim to Chicago 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
Spirit Airlines
$77 $219 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$94 $242 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$157 $401 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$147 $406 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$102 $456 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$122 $466 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Anaheim to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Anaheim towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 52% of SNA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 37% of SNA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 11% of SNA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SNA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Anaheim to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Anaheim to Chicago.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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