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The best prices from Santa Ana to Chicago are usually found in February or March, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Ana (SNA) to Chicago (CHI)

SNA - CHI
Price
$236 - $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

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Santa Ana to Chicago

One-way from

$80

One-way flight from Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 29% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Ana to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 37 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Santa Ana to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 37 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $177. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $177.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 40% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Chicago in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SNA to CHI flights for October, November
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$78pp
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
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$134pp
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
8 Nov - 14 Nov
$136pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Santa Ana to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Santa Ana found for this year
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$78pp
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
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$115pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$119pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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 Santa Ana

Save time with Santa Ana to Chicago direct flight deals
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$237pp
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
7 Nov - 12 Nov
$247pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
6 Nov - 11 Nov
$257pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Last minute flights from Santa Ana to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Santa Ana, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$78pp
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
5 Nov - 15 Nov
$144pp
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
5 Nov - 14 Nov
$145pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

One-way flights to Chicago from Santa Ana

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Ana to Chicago
11:30 am - 1:09 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
11h 39m
SNA - ORD
Major Airline
$80
StudentUniverse
3:19 pm - 6:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 39m
SNA - ORD
Frontier
$89
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 6:25 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
14h 25m
SNA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$101
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Santa Ana to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $139.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Ana to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Ana to Chicago is less than $372.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Ana 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, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Santa Ana to Chicago on average per day?

3 flight departures from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 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 Santa Ana to Chicago?

Departing from Santa Ana to Chicago will take you 5h 48m. The distance from Santa Ana to Chicago is about 1732 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Ana to Chicago round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $78. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $115 round trip. You may be able to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago for 77% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $39. Spirit Airlines flights start at $58 while deals on Major Airline start at $80 one-way.

Alternative routes for Santa Ana to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Ana to Chicago
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Santa Ana to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 88% of SNA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of SNA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SNA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SNA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Santa Ana to Chicago
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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