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San Francisco to Chicago flights

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Flight DurationFlights between San Francisco and Chicago take, on average, 4 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between San Francisco with Chicago found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport San Francisco Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between San Francisco and Chicago
Arriving AirportFlights departing San Francisco with Chicago as destination arrives at O'hare International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Chicago

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Departure Mon, 09 Aug Return Wed, 11 Aug
SFO San Francisco
CHI Chicago
return from £96
Departure Mon, 16 Aug Return Tue, 24 Aug
SFO San Francisco
CHI Chicago
return from £102
Flight route information
Find out further information on San Francisco and Chicago to help you prepare for your trip.
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
Chicago airports
  • ( O'hare International Airport (ORD)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Pal Waukee (PWK)
    How far from city centre: 22 miles
  • ( Midway Airport (MDW)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Dupage County (DPA)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Chicago Nas (NOH)
    How far from city centre: 22 miles
  • ( Merrill C Meigs (CGX)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
K Distance: 1850 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from San Francisco to Chicago

😷 Is it safe to travel from San Francisco to Chicago during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from San Francisco. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from San Francisco to Chicago at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Francisco to Chicago is 96£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Chicago?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Francisco to Chicago are June, August and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from San Francisco to Chicago?
The best time of the year to go to Chicago when flying from San Francisco depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Chicago from San Francisco in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Francisco -  Chicago.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from San Francisco to Chicago?
The total flight time between San Francisco and Chicago is of around 04:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,979 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between San Francisco and Chicago?
The main airport route flying between San Francisco and Chicago is: San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to O hare International Airport (ORD). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • United Airlines.
  • American Airlines.
  • Alaska Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from San Francisco to Chicago are:
Airlines with indirect flights from San Francisco to Chicago are:
  • Frontier Airlines, stoping in Denver for 69 minutes minimun.
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