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Flights from San Francisco to Chicago

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

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Expect to pay
266 USD for flights from San Francisco to Chicago leaving on 9/5/2016 and returning on 10/7/2016
Low 124 USD
266 USD
High 521 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — Chicago is approximately 55 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on San Francisco to Chicago flights are available 2 to 4 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from San Francisco is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
San Francisco to Chicago flights are currently cheapest between September and October.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Sun Country Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from San Francisco to Chicago with either Sun Country Airlines, Delta Air Lines or American Airlines.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Sun Country Airlines
+1%
Delta Air Lines
+3%
American Airlines
+29%
Virgin America
+31%
Frontier Airlines
+33%
United Airlines
+33%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Chicago flights are approximately 3% more expensive in the noon than in the afternoon.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly San Francisco Intl - O'Hare Intl for the best San Francisco to Chicago flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
San Francisco Intl - O'Hare Intl tends to be 1% cheaper than San Francisco Intl - Midway.
momondo compares flights to Chicago from San Francisco from 40 different sites.
Impact on price
San Francisco Intl-O'Hare Intl
+0%
San Francisco Intl-Midway
+2%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from San Francisco Intl to Chicago all week with a flight time of 3 hours 52 minutes.
Direct flights available: 634 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Intl - Saint Paul Intl - Midway, San Francisco Intl - Los Angeles Intl - O'Hare Intl and San Jose Mnpl - Denver Intl - O'Hare Intl - O'Hare Intl.
You can fly from San Francisco Intl to Chicago indirect via Saint Paul Intl, Los Angeles Intl or San Jose Mnpl.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from San Francisco
Return trip
Jun 30 - Aug 1
369 USD
FlightsKart
SFO SFO
4h 21min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
4h 27min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jun 30 - Feb 6
391 USD
EDreamsUS
SFO SFO
4h 16min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
4h 58min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jun 30 - Jul 10
401 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
4h 11min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
4h 37min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Chicago
Return trip
Jun 30 - Jul 5
300 USD
KiwiUS
SFO SFO
14h 55min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
21h 59min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jun 30 - Feb 6
391 USD
EDreamsUS
SFO SFO
4h 16min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
4h 58min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jun 30 - Jul 4
398 USD
OmegaTravelUS
SFO SFO
7h 13min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
6h 49min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chicago
Return trip
Jul 14 - Jul 19
313 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
4h 12min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
6h 57min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jul 14 - Jul 18
321 USD
KissAndFlyUS
SFO SFO
5h 50min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
6h 37min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jul 14 - Jul 17
325 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
4h 5min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
4h 40min
Direct
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Francisco
Return trip
Jun 30 - Jul 6
275 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
4h 47min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
4h 3min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jun 30 - Jul 7
288 USD
Travel2beDE
CHI CHI
4h 36min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
4h 11min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jun 30 - Jul 9
326 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
4h 44min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
4h 11min
Direct
CHI CHI

Weather forecast for Chicago

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Wednesday, Wednesday, June 29, 2016

25°C
19°C

Thursday, Thursday, June 30, 2016

28°C
20°C

Friday, Friday, July 1, 2016

23°C
17°C

Saturday, Saturday, July 2, 2016

26°C
17°C

Sunday, Sunday, July 3, 2016

26°C
20°C

Monday, Monday, July 4, 2016

27°C
22°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, July 5, 2016

30°C
23°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 6, 2016

31°C
24°C

Thursday, Thursday, July 7, 2016

34°C
25°C

Friday, Friday, July 8, 2016

30°C
23°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Chicago

Compare the costs of everyday items in San Francisco and Chicago
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
San Francisco
3.96 USD
1%
Chicago
3.93 USD
Cappuccino is 0.56% cheaper in Chicago than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
15.03 USD
%
Chicago
15.03 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
4.77 USD
32%
Chicago
3.26 USD
Milk is 32% cheaper in Chicago than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.25 USD
%
Chicago
2.25 USD
Bus is 0% cheaper in Chicago than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
12.78 USD
6%
Chicago
12.02 USD
movie theater is 6% cheaper in Chicago than San Francisco
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