Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco (ORD - SFO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
O'Hare Intl (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to SFO flight in 2022: compare O'Hare Intl to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
ORD - SFO
Price
$236 - $312
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$90

One-way flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

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 Francisco (ORD - SFO)?

When flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco, 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 Francisco?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco, book at least 32 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 60% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $362 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $460.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in August are about $272 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $143.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ORD to SFO flights for January, February
1 Feb - 9 Feb
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Feb - 9 Feb
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$116pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from O'Hare Intl found for this year
1 Feb - 9 Feb
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Feb - 9 Feb
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$116pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

Save time with O'Hare Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
17 Feb - 17 Feb
$210pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Feb - 1 Mar
$216pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Feb - 13 Feb
$222pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 9 Feb
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$116pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$129pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
3:51 pm - 5:20 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 29m
ORD - SFO
Frontier
$90
Kiwi.com
1:14 pm - 4:10 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
4h 56m
ORD - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$97
mytrip.com
2:45 am - 2:30 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 45m
ORD - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$98
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

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

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from Chicago O'Hare Intl. Booking flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco (SFO) should be relatively easy as there are 32 daily inbound flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl from 8 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $113, but on average you can expect to pay $135.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco is less than $233.

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

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

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

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

13 flight departures from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 8% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 54% of flight departures

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

Departing from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco will take you 12h 39m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1851 mi.

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

Currently priced at $113, Frontier will fly you from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Frontier is 58% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

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

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

Consider Fiji Airways (89%), ANA (89%) or Singapore Airlines (87%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $98. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco) can be booked for $124 on average our data indicates $542 when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing San Francisco

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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco 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
Frontier
$102 $255 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$103 $236 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $257 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$127 $262 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$128 $315 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$131 $293 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$138 $331 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from O'Hare Intl towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of ORD to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of ORD to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of ORD to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ORD to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from O'Hare Intl to San Francisco.
Sunday
43 daily flights
Monday
24 daily flights
Tuesday
21 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
44 daily flights
Saturday
32 daily flights
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