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

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The best prices from Chicago to San Francisco International are usually found in February or January, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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$307
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$236
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$236 - $333
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $300 Price for this month
Cheapest price $236 From Chicago to San Francisco International

Alternative routes for Chicago to San Francisco International

Destination information for San Francisco International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to San Francisco International
Flight duration
4h 29m

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airports servicing San Francisco

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to San Francisco International

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

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 Francisco was viewed by 255 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 Francisco can be delayed by up to 29min. or more hours.

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

Expect 91,958,336 seats to be available on average per day for flights from Chicago to San Francisco.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider United Parcel Service, Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, generally 15 flights depart for this route daily.

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

Your journey will take you approximately 5 hours. Your flight will cover a distance of about 1,150 miles.

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

On average, you can expect to see 208 flights from Chicago to San Francisco a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 84 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.