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Flight information for Chicago to San Francisco (CHI to SFO)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to San Francisco
Fastest flight time 4h 38m The fastest flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 4h 38m.
Direct flights Every day Direct flights go from Chicago to San Francisco every day.
Airports in San Francisco 1 airport There is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to San Francisco

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip
What is the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco?
February
The cheapest time of year to fly to San Francisco from Chicago is February. Most expensive is July
What is the cheapest day to fly to San Francisco?
Wednesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Monday
When is the cheapest time to fly to San Francisco?
in the afternoon
Chicago to San Francisco flights are approximately 6% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon
What is the cheapest airline that flies to San Francisco?
Frontier
Frontier, Alaska Airlines, and Sun Country Air are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to San Francisco
What is the cheapest route?
Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco
Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Francisco for the best Chicago - San Francisco flight prices
When is the cheapest time to book a flight to San Francisco?
36 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to San Francisco is approximately 36 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to San Francisco

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to San Francisco by changing tabs
Quickest
Cheapest
Major Airline
Major Airline
21 Apr
12:55 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 53m
SFO
3:48 pm
San Francisco airport
Major Airline
25 Apr
3:30 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
4h 30m
ORD
10:00 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$179
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
21 Apr
12:55 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 53m
SFO
3:48 pm
San Francisco airport
Alaska Airlines
29 Apr
4:45 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
4h 19m
ORD
11:04 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$189
United Airlines
United Airlines
12 May
4:20 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 42m
SFO
7:02 pm
San Francisco airport
United Airlines
19 May
3:30 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
4h 30m
ORD
10:00 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$189
American Airlines
American Airlines
21 Apr
3:45 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 45m
SFO
6:30 pm
San Francisco airport
American Airlines
27 Apr
11:25 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
4h 05m
ORD
5:30 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$213
Major Airline
Major Airline
22 Apr
3:45 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 45m
SFO
6:30 pm
San Francisco airport
Major Airline
25 Apr
7:42 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
4h 19m
ORD
2:01 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$207
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
21 Apr
12:55 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 53m
SFO
3:48 pm
San Francisco airport
Alaska Airlines
29 Apr
4:45 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
4h 19m
ORD
11:04 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$189

Alternative routes for Chicago to San Francisco

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Indianapolis to San Francisco
Fastest flight time
4h 47m
Cheapest price
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*Flight prices to San Francisco are based on prices for economy tickets found by momondo users during searches within the last 72 hours. These prices may no longer be available.