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Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago (SAN - CHI)

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The best prices from San Diego to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

SAN - CHI
Price
$170 - $297
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average price $227 Average for round-trip flights in April 2020
Round-trip from $170 From San Diego to Chicago

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago in April 2020

The best prices found for SAN to ORD flights for April
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$35pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
12 Apr - 13 Apr
$37pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
9 Apr - 12 Apr
$38pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from San Diego found for this year
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$30pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
14 May - 17 May
$33pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
4 Jun - 10 Jun
$34pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Chicago from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Chicago direct flight deals
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$30pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
2 Apr - 6 Apr
$33pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
3 Apr - 5 Apr
$39pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from San Diego, departing today and this week
2 Apr - 3 Apr
$33pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
3 Apr - 5 Apr
$39pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
5 Apr - 18 Apr
$42pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Chicago from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Chicago
9:50 am - 3:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 02m
SAN - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$14
FlightNetwork
9:50 am - 3:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 02m
SAN - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$15
FlightNetwork
9:50 am - 3:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 02m
SAN - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$16
FlyFar

Alternative routes for San Diego to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Diego to Chicago
Flight duration
4h 16m
Average temperature for April in Chicago
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
2.3 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Chicago
Sunday
43 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
41 daily flights
Thursday
44 daily flights
Friday
43 daily flights
Saturday
36 daily flights

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Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego 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 San Diego 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.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $35, but on average you can expect to pay $36.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from San Diego to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Chicago is less than $38.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently just 3 open flights from San Diego to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Chicago was viewed by 226 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Flights from San Diego to Chicago are usually delayed by 72min. so prepare accordingly.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Southwest Airlines Co. offers the cheapest flights from San Diego to Chicago. Per day you can find on average 127 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from San Diego to Chicago take?

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 4 hours, flying a distance of about 1,077 miles.

How many flights depart from San Diego to Chicago on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 106 flights from San Diego to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 47% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 8% of flight departures

Is San Diego 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 San Diego. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.