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Cheap flights from Chicago to San Diego (CHI - SAN)

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The best prices from Chicago to San Diego are usually found in May or September, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

$366
$314
$261
$209
Price
$209 - $346
Temperature
66 - 81 °F
Rainfall
0 - 3 inches
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $285 Price for this month
Cheapest price $209 From Chicago to San Diego

Alternative routes for Chicago to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to San Diego
Flight duration
4h 18m
Average temperature for November in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Diego
2.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing San Diego

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to San Diego
Sunday
30 daily flights
Monday
41 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
43 daily flights
Thursday
43 daily flights
Friday
43 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to San Diego

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

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 Chicago to San Diego was viewed by 442 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?

Airlines departing from Chicago to San Diego can be delayed by up to 29min. or more hours.

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

Generally, 91,957,978 passengers can be accommodated when flying from Chicago to San Diego on commercial airlines.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for United Parcel Service, Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Chicago to San Diego. On average you can find 15 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Chicago to San Diego take?

For nonstop trips expect to fly for about 5 hours. The travel distance is approximately 1,074 miles.

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

75 flight departures from Chicago to San Diego per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 21% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 31% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Diego is generally colder than in Chicago.