Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to San Diego (ORD - SAN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
O'Hare Intl (ORD) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to SAN flight in 2022: compare O'Hare Intl to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
ORD - SAN
Price
$74 - $322
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop

Average price

$172

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$74

From Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego (ORD - SAN)?

When flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

To save up to 9% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego from $195 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $224 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Prices for August average $217 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $40. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in December

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ORD to SAN flights for May, June
5 Jun - 7 Jun
$256pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$267pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$295pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from O'Hare Intl found for this year
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$184pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$187pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to San Diego from O'Hare Intl

Save time with O'Hare Intl to San Diego direct flight deals
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$184pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$187pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$267pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$295pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$326pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Chicago O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from O'Hare Intl to San Diego
12:15 pm - 2:35 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
4h 20m
ORD - SAN
United Airlines
$159
United
2:10 am - 7:20 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 10m
ORD - SAN
Delta
$168
Delta
5:38 pm - 3:39 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 01m
ORD - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$179
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">O'Hare Intl</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to San Diego

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Chicago O'Hare Intl?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego. You should not have trouble finding flights to San Diego from Chicago O'Hare Intl; the airport handles an average of 21 inbound flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights to the San Diego airport from Chicago O'Hare Intl. It is only a 2.6 mi journey from San Diego (SAN) to San Diego’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $211.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego is less than $215.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

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

How many flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego on average per day?

Travelers can expect 30 flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 3% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 80% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

Departing from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego will take you 4h 21m. There are 1729 mi between Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and San Diego. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($168), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego. This flight start at 14% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego one-way?

$84 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Sun Country Air and United Airlines, with prices starting from $155 and $159, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $177. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Diego) can be booked for $168 on average our data indicates $892 when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego are Japan Airlines (90%), Finnair (86%) and Royal Jordanian (86%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from O'Hare Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to O'Hare Intl from San Diego?

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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Alternative routes for O'Hare Intl to San Diego

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from O'Hare Intl to San Diego.
Flight duration from Chicago O'Hare Intl to SAN
4h 09m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from O'Hare Intl to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$54 $183 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$91 $207 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$108 $248 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$108 $336 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$117 $354 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$195 $509 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from O'Hare Intl to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from O'Hare Intl towards San Diego.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 58% of ORD to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of ORD to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% of ORD to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ORD to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from O'Hare Intl to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from O'Hare Intl to San Diego.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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