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The best prices from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco are usually found in August or January, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

ORD - SFO
Price
$236 - $312
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 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

$68

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco at least 61 days early can save you up to 99% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco for as little as $416 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $638 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco (ORD - SFO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 6% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco in November, December 2020

The best prices found for ORD to SFO flights for November, December
21 Dec - 22 Dec
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 30 Dec
$68pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Dec - 28 Dec
$73pp
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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for next year
21 Dec - 22 Dec
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 30 Dec
$68pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Dec - 28 Dec
$73pp
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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Save time with Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
30 Jan - 30 Jan
$131pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 May - 18 May
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jan - 12 Jan
$147pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Chicago-O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$73pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
3:30 am - 4:18 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
14h 48m
ORD - SFO
Frontier
$68
Kiwi.com
1:32 pm - 4:27 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
4h 55m
ORD - SFO
American Airlines
2:00 am - 6:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 54m
ORD - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$70
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

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

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $39, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco is less than $183.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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

Per day, 17 flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 71% of flight departures

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

Expected rainfall in Chicago-O'Hare Intl is same as in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.

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

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in San Francisco is generally colder than Chicago-O'Hare Intl's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

Frontier can get you from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco in just under 13h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance between Chicago-O'Hare Intl and San Francisco is about 1851 mi.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco round-trip from $39. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. Frontier is currently priced 85% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $23. Frontier is not the only option available. At the moment, American Airlines is another option, for $69.

Alternative routes for Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing San Francisco

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

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

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of ORD to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of ORD to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% 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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
Sunday
47 daily flights
Monday
32 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
29 daily flights
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