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 $301
Most expensive Week 48
Average price $642

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price $355
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price $567

Days to departure

Cheapest 58 days
Average price $399
Most expensive 2 days
Average price $832

Airport

Cheapest SAN-MDW
Average price $484
Most expensive SAN-ORD
Average price $508

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $490
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $540

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $502
Most expensive Morning
Average price $510

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 11/8/2014 and 12/12/2014.

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 BudgetAir.es, FlyFar or Tripsta 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.

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from San Diego
Return trip
Dec 24 - Jan 07
367 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 59min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 15min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Nov 24 - Nov 29
379 USD
FlyFar
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 1min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
6h 0min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Dec 26 - Jan 07
383 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
3h 59min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 15min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Sep 18 - Sep 21
429 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 5min
Direct
SAN Lindberg Fld

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chicago
Return trip
Nov 04 - Nov 11
271 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
275 USD
Faregeek
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 45min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
8h 23min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
Return trip
Oct 15 - Oct 22
286 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 51min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
8h 14min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from San Diego
One-way trip
October 21
131 USD
Bookairfare
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 51min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
One-way trip
November 04
137 USD
Faregeek
SAN Lindberg Fld
7h 45min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
One-way trip
November 15
196 USD
Virgin America Inc.
SAN Lindberg Fld
8h 0min
SFO 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Diego
Return trip
Nov 08 - Nov 15
277 USD
Bookairfare
MDW Midway
8h 23min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
14h 9min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Oct 09 - Oct 13
317 USD
Faregeek
MDW Midway
8h 14min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
14h 20min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Oct 23 - Oct 27
318 USD
Bookairfare
MDW Midway
8h 14min
DEN 1 stop
SAN Lindberg Fld
SAN Lindberg Fld
8h 56min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 02, 2014

27°C
18°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, September 03, 2014

28°C
23°C

Thursday, Thursday, September 04, 2014

32°C
25°C

Friday, Friday, September 05, 2014

26°C
16°C

Saturday, Saturday, September 06, 2014

22°C
16°C

Sunday, Sunday, September 07, 2014

21°C
17°C

Monday, Monday, September 08, 2014

23°C
18°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 09, 2014

21°C
21°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, September 10, 2014

24°C
19°C

Thursday, Thursday, September 11, 2014

23°C
14°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 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 49.98 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.37 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.48 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.82 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.8 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.99 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.49 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.99 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.33 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.04 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.99 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.95 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.4 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 1.8 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.28 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.74 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.39 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.24 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.24 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.25 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.06 USD

Transport is pricier in San Diego than in Chicago by approximately 2%. Consumer prices in general are 25% higher.

Restaurant prices in Chicago are roughly 3% 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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