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

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

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to SAN flight in 2021: compare Chicago-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
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 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

$219

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 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 $73. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $98.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Chicago-O'Hare Intl average $80. You can even find prices in July for less than $80, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $44. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ORD to SAN flights for June, July
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$150pp
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 Jul - 17 Jul
$151pp
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 Jul - 19 Jul
$156pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for this year
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$119pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 23 Sep
$123pp
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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Save time with Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego direct flight deals
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$119pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 23 Sep
$123pp
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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Chicago-O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 3 Jul
$151pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 13 Aug
$171pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 10 Aug
$181pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego
3:20 am - 3:45 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
26h 25m
ORD - SAN
Alaska Airlines
3:40 am - 5:44 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
4h 04m
ORD - SAN
United Airlines
$99
United
5:30 pm - 1:48 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 18m
ORD - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$100
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego 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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl and San Diego 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 Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego 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 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. Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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 23 inbound flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $132.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego is less than $135.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

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

3 flight departures from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Diego per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Chicago-O'Hare Intl or San Diego?

In Chicago-O'Hare Intl, there will be greater rainfall in Chicago-O'Hare Intl compared to San Diego over the next 15 days.

Is Chicago-O'Hare Intl weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Diego is generally colder than in Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

A quick flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego can take about 4h 20m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $151. Airlines will cover a distance of 1729 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $118. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 40% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $59. Frontier flights start at $88 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $98 one-way.

Alternative routes for Chicago-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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego.
Flight duration
4h 15m
Average temperature for June in San Diego
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago-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
Spirit Airlines
$92 $227 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$74 $227 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$122 $234 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$101 $287 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$114 $305 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$134 $427 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago-O'Hare Intl towards San Diego.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 51% of ORD to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of ORD to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 19% 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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Diego.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
28 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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