$65+ Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Chicago (CHI)

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/13. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SMF — CHI
Jul 16 — Jul 231

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Chicago are usually found in September or May, booked 84 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Sacramento to Chicago

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) to Chicago (CHI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated July 11, 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$158
(Frontier)

One-way from

$65
(Trip.com)
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop
From Sacramento Intl to Chicago (CHI)
One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 76% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 35 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sacramento to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $264, or $956 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Sacramento in September are about $414 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $169.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SMF to CHI?

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap Sacramento to Chicago flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sacramento to Chicago specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,800,118 searches. Prices were last updated on July 11, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to Chicago in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/32:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Sat 8/108:21 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 31mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$158
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/9. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/32:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Sat 8/108:21 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 31mFrontier
Deal found 7/9$159
This StudentUniverse deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/11. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure StudentUniverse is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Tue 7/309:45 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop15h 18mFrontier
Deal found 7/11$162
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Thu 8/16:30 amMDW - SMF
1 stop12h 22mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$163
This FareScan deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/11. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FareScan is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/199:48 pmSMF - ORD
2 stops13h 31mSpirit Airlines
Wed 8/217:48 amORD - SMF
1 stop10h 10mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/11$163
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 7/241:27 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop14h 06mFrontier
Wed 7/316:15 amMDW - SMF
1 stop6h 48mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$164
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 8/61:27 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop14h 04mFrontier
Sat 8/108:21 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 31mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$164
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/11. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/2410:43 amSMF - MDW
1 stop9h 00mFrontier
Mon 8/269:22 amMDW - SMF
1 stop7h 44mFrontier
Deal found 7/11$165
This StudentUniverse deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure StudentUniverse is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 7/241:27 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop14h 06mFrontier
Thu 7/258:08 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop13h 29mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$166

Sacramento to Chicago 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sacramento and Chicago in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,800,118 searches. Data last updated July 11, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to Chicago in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/9. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 9/910:31 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop6h 02mFrontier
Wed 9/116:00 amMDW - SMF
1 stop11h 43mFrontier
Deal found 7/9$158
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/32:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Sat 8/108:21 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 31mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$158
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/9. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/32:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Sat 8/108:21 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 31mFrontier
Deal found 7/9$159
This Gotogate deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Gotogate is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 9/101:27 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop15h 06mFrontier
Tue 9/176:00 amMDW - SMF
1 stop11h 43mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$160
This Gotogate deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Gotogate is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 9/101:27 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop13h 20mFrontier
Tue 9/177:30 pmORD - SMF
1 stop14h 07mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$160
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/11. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 9/310:43 amSMF - ORD
1 stop23h 36mFrontier
Thu 9/127:30 pmORD - SMF
1 stop14h 07mFrontier
Deal found 7/11$161
This StudentUniverse deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/11. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure StudentUniverse is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Tue 7/309:45 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop15h 18mFrontier
Deal found 7/11$162
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 9/144:00 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop6h 11mFrontier
Mon 9/307:30 pmORD - SMF
1 stop14h 07mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$162
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Thu 8/16:30 amMDW - SMF
1 stop12h 22mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$163

Sacramento to Chicago flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sacramento to Chicago for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,800,118 searches. Data last updated July 11, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Sacramento to Chicago. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
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Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Tue 7/309:45 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop15h 18mFrontier
Deal found 7/11$162
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Thu 8/16:30 amMDW - SMF
1 stop12h 22mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$163
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 7/241:27 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop14h 06mFrontier
Wed 7/316:15 amMDW - SMF
1 stop6h 48mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$164
This StudentUniverse deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure StudentUniverse is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 7/241:27 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop14h 06mFrontier
Thu 7/258:08 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop13h 29mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$166
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 7/241:27 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop14h 06mFrontier
Sat 8/38:50 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop12h 47mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$171
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/202:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Tue 7/308:26 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 11mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$188
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/9. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/202:29 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop12h 53mFrontier
Wed 7/246:15 amMDW - SMF
1 stop6h 48mFrontier
Deal found 7/9$189
This StudentUniverse deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/9. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure StudentUniverse is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/202:29 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop12h 53mFrontier
Sat 7/278:50 pmMDW - SMF
1 stop12h 47mFrontier
Deal found 7/9$197
This StudentUniverse deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/9. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure StudentUniverse is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/202:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Sat 7/278:21 pmORD - SMF
1 stop13h 16mFrontier
Deal found 7/9$197

One-way flights to Chicago from Sacramento

Search for one-way flight options from Sacramento to Chicago. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,800,118 searches. Data last updated July 11, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Sacramento to Chicago, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Sacramento to Chicago should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
This Trip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Trip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 8/131:01 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop9h 17mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$65
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/57:59 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop7h 34mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$79
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 9/94:43 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop6h 20mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$79
This Cheapflightsfares deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Cheapflightsfares is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/2510:12 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop6h 16mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/10$83
This Booking.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Booking.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 8/271:01 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop9h 17mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$84
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/38:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 08mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$85
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 8/32:29 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop12h 57mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$85
This Trip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Trip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 7/251:00 pmSMF - MDW
1 stop13h 45mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$87
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/10. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 9/134:23 pmSMF - ORD
1 stop6h 40mFrontier
Deal found 7/10$87

Find flights from Sacramento to Chicago within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento to Chicago that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,800,118 searches. Data last updated July 11, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$158 - $324

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Depart

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Price

Sacramento IntlChicago Midway

SMF - MDW

SMFMDW

Sacramento Intl

Mon 9/9

1 stop6h 02m

Chicago Midway

Wed 9/11

1 stop11h 43m

$158

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Sat 8/3

1 stop12h 57m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 8/10

1 stop13h 31m

$158

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Sat 8/3

1 stop12h 57m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 8/10

1 stop13h 31m

$159

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Mon 8/19

2 stops13h 31m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 8/21

1 stop10h 10m

$163

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Thu 7/25

1 stop15h 15m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 7/29

2 stops24h 00m

$181

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Tue 8/6

1 stop14h 04m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 8/14

1 stop9h 37m

$196

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/7

Nonstop4h 06m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 8/14

Nonstop4h 40m

$305

Sacramento IntlChicago O'Hare Intl

SMF - ORD

SMFORD

Sacramento Intl

Tue 9/3

1 stop29h 34m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 9/12

2 stops20h 46m

$323

Sacramento IntlChicago Midway

SMF - MDW

SMFMDW

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/7

1 stop7h 25m

Chicago Midway

Wed 8/14

1 stop6h 25m

$324

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 7/9

How far ahead should I book a flight from Sacramento to Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Sacramento to Chicago. Price data was last updated on July 5, 2024.
Booking 84 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Sacramento to Chicago. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Sacramento to Chicago?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Chicago. Price data was last updated on July 7, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Sacramento to Chicago flight should consider departing on Wednesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Sacramento to Chicago

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Chicago from Sacramento with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Chicago by month

Plan your trip to Chicago by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Chicago, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 73.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 23.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Chicago

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chicago. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chicago. Reviews last updated July 11, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Spirit Airlines, Frontier and Delta from Sacramento to Chicago have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

8.0
Very good
9,842 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

7.4
Good
2,771 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,367 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Most people fly from Sacramento Intl (SMF) if they book a flight from Sacramento to Chicago. On average, Sacramento Intl has 10 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 6 airlines. Sacramento Intl is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Sacramento’s city center.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $163.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Chicago is less than $394.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Chicago for under $200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Chicago?

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

  • How many flights depart from Sacramento to Chicago on average per day?

    Per day, 5 flights depart from Sacramento to Chicago on average.
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 60% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Airlines like Frontier and Spirit Airlines fly from Sacramento to Chicago in about 6h 02m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 29m. There are 1787 mi between Sacramento and Chicago. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Chicago round-trip from $158. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Spirit Airlines. Frontier is 61% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • What are the most popular routes from Sacramento to Chicago?

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Sacramento to Chicago on time: Lufthansa (84%), United Airlines (84%), Air Canada (82%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $144. While the most popular route (Sacramento Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $176 on average our data indicates $901 when flying from Sacramento to Chicago.

  • What does SMF to ORD mean?

    SMF and ORD are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. SMF to ORD refers to a flight route from Sacramento Intl Airport to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD) are some additional IATA codes for airports related to your trip.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to Chicago that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Sacramento to Chicago flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Sacramento to Chicago with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Sacramento to Chicago flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to Chicago that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Sacramento to Chicago flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sacramento to Chicago by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to Chicago that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sacramento to Chicago offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sacramento to Chicago flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Sacramento to Chicago flight deals updated?

    The Sacramento to Chicago flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 7/11.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sacramento to Chicago?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Sacramento to Chicago?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sacramento to Chicago (average of $244). Flying from Sacramento to Chicago in June is currently the most expensive (average of $308). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 6 airlines flying from Sacramento to Chicago

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from Sacramento to Chicago. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,800,118 searches. Data last updated July 11, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
FrontierCheapest$130Average$226FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$146Average$257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
DeltaCheapest$191Average$521FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
United AirlinesCheapest$253Average$445FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
American AirlinesCheapest$265Average$396FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$275Average$600FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%

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Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Chicago

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41%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
26%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
25%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Chicago

Explore weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Chicago. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated July 11, 2024.
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