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Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Chicago (SFO - ORD)

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The best prices from San Francisco International to Chicago are usually found in January or February, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

SFO - CHI
Price
$257 - $362
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 January Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from $257 From San Francisco International to Chicago
One-way from $102 One-way flight from San Francisco International to Chicago
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Chicago in May, June 2020

The best prices found for SFO to ORD flights for May, June
7 Jun - 15 Jun
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 24 Jun
$150pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jun - 10 Jul
$152pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from San Francisco International found for this year
7 Jun - 15 Jun
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 24 Jun
$150pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jun - 9 Jul
$152pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Chicago from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to Chicago direct flight deals
4 Jun - 20 Jun
$197pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Oct - 17 Oct
$207pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$213pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
29 May - 13 Jun
$153pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 May - 30 May
$165pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 May - 6 Jun
$173pp
SFO
San Francisco
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Chicago from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to Chicago
7:53 pm - 6:48 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
8h 55m
SFO - ORD
Major Airline
$102
StudentUniverse
2:03 am - 12:50 pm
Delta
2 Stops
8h 47m
SFO - ORD
Delta
$111
Delta
7:59 pm - 12:21 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
14h 22m
SFO - ORD
Sun Country Air
$135
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco International to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $147, but on average you can expect to pay $170.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco International to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from San Francisco International to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to Chicago is less than $205.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 3+ open flights from San Francisco International to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Chicago have been viewed 134 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

United Air Lines Inc. offers the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Chicago. Per day you can find on average 246 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from San Francisco International to Chicago take?

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 5 hours, flying a distance of about 1,150 miles.

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

Travelers can expect 34 flights from San Francisco to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 47% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 32% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for San Francisco International to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco International to Chicago
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco International to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of SFO to ORD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 38% of SFO to ORD departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of SFO to ORD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to ORD departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco International to Chicago
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights