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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 €94 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

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for ORD to SFO flights for September, October
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 14 Oct
$104pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Oct - 22 Oct
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
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
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 14 Oct
$104pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Oct - 22 Oct
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
Non-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
15 Oct - 22 Oct
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Oct - 18 Oct
$130pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Oct - 17 Oct
$133pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American 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
23 Sep - 28 Sep
$111pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Sep - 30 Sep
$126pp
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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco
12:20 pm - 11:53 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
25h 33m
ORD - SFO
Sun Country Air
$94
Kiwi.com
11:10 am - 6:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 49m
ORD - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$107
Gotogate
11:37 am - 7:07 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 30m
ORD - SFO
Delta
$109
Delta

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 $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 Multiple Airlines for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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 $163.

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

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

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, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 9 flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 44% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 56% 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 12 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?

British Airways can get you from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to San Francisco in just under 4h 41m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Chicago-O'Hare Intl and San Francisco is about 1851 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly 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 $108. British Airways is currently priced 62% 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 Sun Country Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $92. Sun Country Air is not the only option available. At the moment, Delta is another option, for $101.

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 31m
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing San Francisco

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 27% of ORD to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% 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
41 daily flights
Monday
40 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
37 daily flights
Saturday
46 daily flights
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