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

How to find the cheapest flight from
John Wayne/Orange County (SNA) to Chicago (CHI)

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 John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from John Wayne/Orange County 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 John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago?

To save on the cost of your flight from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago?

Flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago (SNA - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 40% on airfare.

Cheap flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SNA to CHI flights for January, February
27 Jan - 6 Feb
$87pp
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
25 Feb - 2 Mar
$88pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
17 Feb - 3 Mar
$89pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from John Wayne/Orange County found for this year
27 Jan - 6 Feb
$87pp
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
25 Feb - 2 Mar
$88pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
17 Feb - 3 Mar
$89pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Non-stop flights to Chicago from John Wayne/Orange County

Save time with John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago direct flight deals
25 Feb - 11 Mar
$265pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
12 Feb - 16 Feb
$285pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
26 Mar - 28 Mar
$305pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Last minute flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from John Wayne/Orange County, departing today and this week
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$93pp
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
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$96pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$99pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from John Wayne/Orange County

The cheapest one-way flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago
11:38 am - 3:27 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 49m
SNA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$81
Gotogate
5:42 am - 5:21 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
33h 39m
SNA - ORD
Frontier
$82
Gotogate
2:45 am - 7:08 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 23m
SNA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$84
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From John Wayne/Orange County 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 and Delta are some airlines that have done so. 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.

Can I find flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

Are there nonstop flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago is less than $450.

Are there last-minute flights available from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

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

How many flights depart from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago on average per day?

1 flight departure from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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 John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago?

For as low as $115, Spirit Airlines can have you in Chicago from John Wayne/Orange County in 5h 48m. There are 1732 mi between John Wayne/Orange County and Chicago. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $88, Frontier will fly you from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Spirit Airlines for as low as $93. These flights start at 74% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $32. Check flights for Frontier, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John Wayne/Orange County 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 John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago

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Weekly flight availability
from John Wayne/Orange County to Chicago
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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