Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chicago

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Flight information for San Francisco to Chicago
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Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Chicago
Best Price Found $68 The best flight deal from San Francisco to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $68
Fastest flight time 3h 58m The fastest flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 3h 58m.
Direct flights Tu, We, Th, Sa and Su Direct flights go from San Francisco to Chicago on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Airline offering direct flights is American Airlines..
Airports in Chicago 3 airports There are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

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

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 Chicago?
August
The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from San Francisco is August. Most expensive is December
What is the cheapest day to fly to Chicago?
Tuesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday
When is the cheapest time to fly to Chicago?
in the evening
San Francisco to Chicago flights are approximately 9% more expensive at noon than in the evening
What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago?
Frontier
Frontier, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Chicago
What is the cheapest route?
San Francisco - Chicago O'Hare Intl
Fly from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best San Francisco - Chicago flight prices
When is the cheapest time to book a flight to Chicago?
31 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Chicago is approximately 31 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to Chicago

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 San Francisco to Chicago by changing tabs
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Frontier
Dec 8
SFO
San Francisco
7h 15m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Dec 11
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17h 25m
1 stop
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Dec 19
SFO
San Francisco
6h 59m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Dec 22
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16h 38m
2 stops
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Dec 19
SFO
San Francisco
6h 59m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Jan 1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10h 38m
1 stop
SFO
San Francisco

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Frontier
Dec 6
SFO
San Francisco
8h 08m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 9
SFO
San Francisco
11h 12m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Dec 20
SFO
San Francisco
8h 51m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Chicago have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

Airlines such as Alaska Airlines, Southwest, and Delta have taken additional precautions to make sure you’re safer while traveling. Many airlines flying from San Francisco to Chicago are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and are provided to travelers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

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

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


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