Flights from San Diego to Chicago

Search and find cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago (United States, North America)

Flight Insight for San Diego to Chicago

We have aggregated the last 247,771 fares on this route and compiled them into an insight for you.
In this overview you can see how much of an impact different factors have on the price of your tickets.

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 4
Average price 254 USD
Most expensive Week 48
Average price 543 USD

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price 300 USD
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price 480 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 58 days
Average price 337 USD
Most expensive 2 days
Average price 703 USD

Airport

Cheapest SAN-MDW
Average price 409 USD
Most expensive SAN-ORD
Average price 430 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 414 USD
Most expensive Sunday
Average price 457 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price 425 USD
Most expensive Morning
Average price 431 USD

Seasonality, Airline and Days to departure are the major factors that impact ticket price for San Diego — Chicago flights.

Cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from San Diego is January and February. Most expensive are July and August.

According to our data Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

We've got 27 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Diego — Chicago route is approximately 58 days to departure.

Midway is the cheapest destination airport when flying from San Diego to Chicago.

Stop-off cities for indirect flights from San Diego to Chicago include Mccarran Intl, Sky Harbor Intl and Saint Paul Intl.

Of the possible routes between San Diego and Chicago best prices tend to be found on SAN - MDW.

The chart shows the evolvement of the price throughout the year. The numbers on the x-axis dictate the week numbers.

Travel tips

The cheapest flights from San Diego to Chicago are currently available between 9/13/2015 and 10/16/2015.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on the individual airlines that serve the route.

Travel tips

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and US Airways are the most popular choices flying from San Diego to Chicago.

The graph shows how the price evolves in relation to the number of days until departure.

Travel tips

Normally the best deals on San Diego to Chicago flights are available 2 to 4 months prior to departure.

The chart shows the impact of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

The chart shows the impact that each weekday has on the price.

Travel tips

Best deals are often available if you fly on Tuesdays. Sundays are popular so tend to be priciest.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on what time of the day the flight departs.

Travel tips

Morning flights tend to be the most expensive.

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from San Diego
Return trip
Oct 06 - Oct 13
255 USD
FlyFar
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 59min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 16min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Sep 09 - Sep 15
256 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 3min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 24min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Sep 18 - Sep 20
256 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 24min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Jul 15 - Jul 22
323 USD
eDreams
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 17min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Jul 16 - Jul 20
341 USD
eDreams
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 17min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Oct 06 - Oct 13
255 USD
FlyFar
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 59min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 16min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Sep 09 - Sep 15
256 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 3min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 24min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Sep 18 - Sep 20
256 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 24min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from San Diego
One-way trip
July 09
128 USD
FlyFar
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
August 30
132 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 7min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
September 03
133 USD
Travelgenio
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 5min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Diego
Return trip
Dec 04 - Dec 13
256 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 15min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 4min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 26
260 USD
OneTravel
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 17min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Aug 26 - Sep 02
261 USD
eDreams
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 17min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Saturday, Saturday, July 04, 2015

28°C
19°C

Sunday, Sunday, July 05, 2015

29°C
23°C

Monday, Monday, July 06, 2015

32°C
23°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, July 07, 2015

22°C
16°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 08, 2015

22°C
16°C

Thursday, Thursday, July 09, 2015

24°C
20°C

Friday, Friday, July 10, 2015

27°C
22°C

Saturday, Saturday, July 11, 2015

28°C
23°C

Sunday, Sunday, July 12, 2015

31°C
23°C

Monday, Monday, July 13, 2015

28°C
22°C

Cost of living comparison between San Diego and Chicago

Compare cost of living in San Diego and Chicago

San Diego

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.02 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 50.13 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.01 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.23 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.85 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.65 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.58 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.8 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.51 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.01 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.69 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .91 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.91 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 59.56 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.97 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.6 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.12 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 10.28 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.52 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.74 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.35 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.23 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.12 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .88 USD

Transport is pricier in San Diego than in Chicago by approximately 14%. Consumer prices in general are 6% higher.

Restaurant prices in Chicago are roughly 13% higher than in San Diego. A mid-range meal for 2 might cost around USD 9 more in Chicago than you would pay in San Diego.

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