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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 September, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

$360
$310
$250
$203
Price
$203 - $314
Temperature
34 - 84 °F
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $314 Price for this month
Cheapest price $203 From San Diego to Chicago

Non-stop flights to Chicago from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Chicago direct flight deals
9 Jan - 13 Jan
$119pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
19 Feb - 26 Feb
$129pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 Feb - 19 Feb
$131pp
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
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$134pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$156pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$178pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

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 19m
Average temperature for December in Chicago
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
1.2 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Chicago
Sunday
29 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
43 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
46 daily flights
Friday
47 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Chicago

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 233 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.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

Commercial airlines for the flight route can seat a total of 95,602,499 passengers per day from San Diego to Chicago.

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 72 flights from San Diego to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 58% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% 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.