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

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The best prices from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco are usually found in February or January, booked 48 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
$237 - $321
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from $237 From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
One-way from $121 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 44 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 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 $117 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 $137 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Prices for February average $121 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $61. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a February flight can save you 8% on your journey compared to booking in February

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco in July, August 2020

The best prices found for ORD to SFO flights for July, August
8 Jul - 11 Jul
$197pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jul - 21 Jul
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Jul - 18 Jul
$200pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for this year
22 Aug - 26 Aug
$189pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Oct - 9 Oct
$190pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$192pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
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
11 Jul - 14 Jul
$197pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$201pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$216pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United 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
28 Jun - 20 Jul
$230pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$235pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 5 Jul
$244pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
 
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
1:20 pm - 12:57 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
25h 37m
ORD - SFO
Sun Country Air
5:16 am - 10:53 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 37m
ORD - SFO
Delta
$123
Delta
8:45 am - 4:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 20m
ORD - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$130
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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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $189, but on average you can expect to pay $202.

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 $242.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco was viewed by 307 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider United Air Lines Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco, generally 334 flights depart for this route daily.

How long does the flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco 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-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco on average per day?

Per day, 21 flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 57% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 43% of flight departures

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

Expected rainfall in Chicago-O'Hare Intl is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 14 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.

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
Flight duration
4h 22m
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing San Francisco

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 58% of ORD to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of ORD to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% 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
14 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights