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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 37 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

$320
$290
$260
$236
Price
$236 - $321
Most popular in July High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $256 Price for this month
Cheapest price $236 From Chicago to San Francisco International

Chicago to San Francisco International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco International from Chicago found for this year
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Feb - 3 Mar
$199pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Jun - 15 Jun
$205pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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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 32m

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airports servicing San Francisco

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to San Francisco International
Sunday
42 daily flights
Monday
47 daily flights
Tuesday
45 daily flights
Wednesday
62 daily flights
Thursday
64 daily flights
Friday
47 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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 244 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 169 flights from Chicago to San Francisco a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 10% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 32% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 34% 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.