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Flight information for Chicago to San Jose
(CHI to SJC)

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Best Price Found$195The best flight deal from Chicago to San Jose found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $195
Fastest flight time4h 33mThe fastest flight from Chicago to San Jose takes 4h 33m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Chicago to San Jose. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Jose and Chicago Midway - San Jose.
Airports in San Jose1 airportThere is 1 airport near San Jose: San Jose (SJC)

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

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to San Jose?

August
The cheapest time of year to fly to San Jose from Chicago is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for San Jose?

Wednesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to San Jose?

at noon
Chicago to San Jose flights are approximately 25% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to San Jose from Chicago?

Frontier
Frontier, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to San Jose

What is the cheapest Chicago to San Jose flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Jose
Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to San Jose for the best Chicago - San Jose flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to San Jose flights?

31 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to San Jose is approximately 31 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to San Jose

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 Jose by changing tabs
United Airlines
Nov 2
ORD3:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 36m
SJC8:16 pmSan Jose
Nov 6
SJC3:12 amSan Jose
4h 08m
ORD7:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Nov 3
ORD3:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 36m
SJC8:16 pmSan Jose
Nov 8
SJC2:12 amSan Jose
4h 08m
ORD6:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Oct 30
ORD2:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 13m
1 stop
SJC8:28 pmSan Jose
Nov 13
SJC2:12 amSan Jose
4h 08m
ORD6:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to San Jose

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to San Jose, view some of our deals below.
United Airlines
Sep 8
ORD1:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 19m
1 stop
SJC7:49 amSan Jose
Delta
Sep 5
ORD3:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 25m
1 stop
SJC10:15 amSan Jose
Delta
Sep 10
ORD9:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 31m
1 stop
SJC4:16 pmSan Jose

Best airlines flying from Chicago to San Jose

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to San Jose with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $95
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.0
6.4

Boarding

5.8

Comfort

6.7

Crew

4.9

Entertainment

5.2

Food

Reviews

Pros: The wonderful crews and the comfortable seat

Cons: Snack and drink

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $117
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.5
6.8

Boarding

6.1

Comfort

7.2

Crew

5.5

Entertainment

5.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: Well, it was not very comfortable and we were delayed for an hour. And a crew member was sick.

Cons: Mostly everything.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $127
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Cons: Wouldn't let us on the flight when there was plenty of time to get there. Manager was arrogant and slow - didn't care. Poor policies at that airport.

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $138
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Cons: Sarasota ticketing agent was not very nice at all 😟 Houston Gate agent was not nice either. We were treated like we were stupid for asking questions. I hope it’s not racism issues. I wished I had taken their names.

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $139
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.7

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

7.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: The comfort of the plane was great! Lots of room and very comfortable seating.

Cons: I found some members of staff to be a bit rude. When other passengers asked questions or did something wrong (that was a minor issue), one of the staff members in particular talked down to them and treated them like they were stupid.

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $148
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Delayed flight no reasons seems like American Airlines don’t know what to do in these situations

Cons: I believe this airlines should have figured the answer to this question by now.

1 / 10

Are airlines flying from Chicago to San Jose offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

Some of our partner airlines flying from Chicago to San Jose are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. You can search for the full list of airlines like American Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

How far is Chicago to San Jose by plane?

San Jose is 1836.7 mi away from Chicago. Flights usually cover this in 6h 19m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.

Can I fly to San Jose from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Jose within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Jose.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Jose.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering San Jose.

Can I fly back to Chicago from San Jose?

Returning to Chicago from San Jose

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Jose must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Jose are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

If you are planning to travel to San Jose at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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