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 245 USD
Most expensive Week 48
Average price 524 USD

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price 290 USD
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price 463 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 58 days
Average price 325 USD
Most expensive 2 days
Average price 679 USD

Airport

Cheapest SAN-MDW
Average price 395 USD
Most expensive SAN-ORD
Average price 415 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 400 USD
Most expensive Sunday
Average price 441 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price 410 USD
Most expensive Morning
Average price 416 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 26 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 6/26/2015 and 7/31/2015.

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

Travel tips

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines 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
One-way trip
May 20
126 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Oct 09 - Oct 12
251 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 53min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 17min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Oct 30 - Nov 01
257 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 53min
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 09 - Oct 12
251 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 53min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 17min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
May 12 - May 18
251 USD
SkyPicker
SAN Lindberg Fld
35h 15min
IAH 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
15h 27min
DFW 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
May 20 - May 26
252 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
5h 47min
LAS 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from San Diego
One-way trip
June 10
117 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
June 08
167 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
14h 8min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
August 10
181 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
14h 5min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Diego
Return trip
May 06 - May 12
200 USD
ebookers
ORD O'Hare Intl
11h 38min
DFW 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
15h 19min
DFW 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
May 05 - May 08
241 USD
SkyPicker
ORD O'Hare Intl
15h 12min
IAH 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
35h 15min
IAH 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Apr 28 - May 06
259 USD
SkyPicker
ORD O'Hare Intl
16h 20min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
29h 24min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Cost of living comparison between San Diego and Chicago

Compare cost of living in San Diego and Chicago

San Diego

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 12.11 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 53 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.79 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.23 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.87 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.58 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.75 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.71 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.53 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.03 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.5 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .9 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.89 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 59.4 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.96 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.65 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.12 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 9.9 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.47 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.74 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.23 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.21 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.17 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .89 USD

Transport is pricier in San Diego than in Chicago by approximately 9%. Consumer prices in general are 7% higher.

Restaurant prices in Chicago are roughly 7% higher than in San Diego. A mid-range meal for 2 might cost around USD 6 more in Chicago than you would pay in San Diego.

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