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 $305
Most expensive Week 48
Average price $651

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price $360
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price $575

Days to departure

Cheapest 58 days
Average price $404
Most expensive 2 days
Average price $843

Airport

Cheapest SAN-MDW
Average price $490
Most expensive SAN-ORD
Average price $515

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $496
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $547

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $509
Most expensive Morning
Average price $516

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.

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.

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 10/27/2014 and 11/28/2014.

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

Travel tips

We've got 21 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

Momondo users most often book with Tripsta, Volagratis or Bookairfare for San Diego to Chicago flights.

United Airlines, Alaska 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

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

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

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.

Cost of living comparison between San Diego and Chicago

Compare cost of living in San Diego and Chicago

San Diego

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.48 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 49.92 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.38 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.47 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.8 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.79 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.99 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.5 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.99 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.33 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.02 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.92 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.58 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.98 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.4 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 1.78 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.02 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.39 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.3 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.23 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.23 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.24 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.05 USD

Transport is pricier in San Diego than in Chicago by approximately 2%. Consumer prices in general are 29% higher.

Restaurant prices in Chicago are roughly 1% higher than in San Diego. A mid-range meal for 2 might cost around USD 5 more in Chicago than you would pay in San Diego.

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 20, 2014

30°C
21°C

Thursday, Thursday, August 21, 2014

28°C
21°C

Friday, Friday, August 22, 2014

31°C
22°C

Saturday, Saturday, August 23, 2014

29°C
21°C

Sunday, Sunday, August 24, 2014

31°C
21°C

Monday, Monday, August 25, 2014

32°C
22°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, August 26, 2014

30°C
21°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 27, 2014

31°C
21°C

Thursday, Thursday, August 28, 2014

21°C
15°C

Friday, Friday, August 29, 2014

23°C
13°C

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from San Diego
One-way trip
November 19
400 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 7min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Oct 29 - Nov 05
622 USD
OneTravel
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 38min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
5h 58min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Sep 03 - Sep 08
320 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 38min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
6h 19min
DFW 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Aug 27 - Sep 01
405 USD
FlightNetwork
SAN Lindberg Fld
6h 35min
AUS 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
4h 15min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Aug 28 - Sep 01
411 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 34min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
6h 10min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Nov 04 - Nov 11
274 USD
Faregeek
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 45min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
ORD O'Hare Intl
7h 28min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Nov 05 - Nov 12
279 USD
Faregeek
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 45min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
8h 23min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Sep 07 - Sep 10
284 USD
Smartfares
SAN Lindberg Fld
25h 50min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
7h 59min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from San Diego
One-way trip
October 21
133 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 51min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
One-way trip
November 04
139 USD
Faregeek
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 45min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
One-way trip
October 09
173 USD
CheapOair
SAN Lindberg Fld
12h 25min
FLL 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Diego
Return trip
Nov 08 - Nov 15
280 USD
Bookairfare
MDW Midway
8h 23min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
14h 9min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Sep 17 - Sep 22
301 USD
Faregeek
MDW Midway
6h 13min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
14h 32min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Oct 10 - Oct 14
311 USD
Smartfares
ORD O'Hare Intl
7h 28min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
24h 40min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
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