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When you’re planning your trip from Chicago to San Diego, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to San Diego Airport. You may be looking for an airport near Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to depart from when traveling to San Diego and Chicago Midway Airport, located in Chicago is a great option. When traveling from Chicago, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in San Diego. Good options for arrival airports in San Diego, you can try Ontario Airport (in Ontario), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (in Santa Ana), or Palm Springs Airport (in Palm Springs). In September, $99 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Chicago to San Diego which you can find when you fly MDW — SAN.
|Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to San Diego Airport (SAN)||$101|
|Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to Ontario Airport (ONT)||$129|
|Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)||$102|
|Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Ontario Airport (ONT)||$113|
|Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to San Diego Airport (SAN)||$99|
|Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to Palm Springs Airport (PSP)||$237|
|Spirit Airlines||PriceFrom $116||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Frontier||PriceFrom $118||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Delta||PriceFrom $118||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Alaska Airlines||PriceFrom $216||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|United Airlines||PriceFrom $218||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|American Airlines||PriceFrom $251||Free Cancellation||Rating|
Alaska Airlines flies from Chicago to San Diego around 11 times per week, with 3,001 momondo users rating the airline 7.9/10. The cheapest Alaska Airlines deal from Chicago to San Diego in the last 72 hours was $216 (round-trip), much lower than the average airfare cost of $442 for Alaska Airlines flights on this route.
$218 is the best United Airlines flight deal from Chicago to San Diego found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average United Airlines ticket price found was closer to $433, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. United Airlines (7.2/10 from 2,716 user reviews) flies into San Diego from Chicago 21 times in an average week so prices can vary.
There are 1730.3 mi between Chicago and San Diego. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 4h 17m.
Prices for flights from Chicago to San Diego Airport refresh daily.
As of September 2023, there are 6 operators available to choose from for flights from Chicago to San Diego Airport.
The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from Chicago to San Diego Airport.
The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to San Diego Airport may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at San Diego Airport. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.
Finding the right flight to San Diego from Chicago is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. Options that can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to San Diego quick and easy, saving you time and money.
Flights from Chicago to San Diego with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.
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