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 $293
Most expensive Week 48
Average price $625

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price $346
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price $552

Days to departure

Cheapest 58 days
Average price $388
Most expensive 2 days
Average price $810

Airport

Cheapest SAN-MDW
Average price $471
Most expensive SAN-ORD
Average price $495

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $477
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $526

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $489
Most expensive Morning
Average price $496

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 12/27/2014 and 1/30/2015.

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

Travel tips

We've got 20 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

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

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

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 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
December 21
212 USD
airtickets.com
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 3min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Dec 22 - Jan 10
326 USD
OneTravel
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 32min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
5h 54min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Nov 08 - Nov 15
388 USD
Tripsta
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 41min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Dec 17 - Jan 06
283 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 30min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
5h 54min
LAS 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Dec 23 - Jan 07
286 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 25min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
5h 54min
LAS 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Nov 19 - Nov 23
303 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
8h 55min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
MDW Midway
7h 38min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from San Diego
One-way trip
December 23
142 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
5h 25min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
November 13
158 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 56min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
One-way trip
November 17
164 USD
Faregeek
SAN Lindberg Fld
8h 55min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Diego
Return trip
Nov 15 - Nov 18
291 USD
Bookairfare
MDW Midway
7h 23min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 56min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Dec 11 - Dec 14
310 USD
Bookairfare
MDW Midway
7h 38min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
8h 30min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Dec 10 - Dec 14
310 USD
Faregeek
MDW Midway
7h 38min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
8h 30min
DEN 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: 9.97 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 49.85 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.44 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.18 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.79 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.79 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.33 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.49 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.8 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.33 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.02 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.97 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.85 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.46 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.06 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.84 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.72 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.43 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.25 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.25 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.24 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.05 USD

Restaurant prices in Chicago are roughly 2% 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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