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Below you can see the best fares for your 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
Quickest
Cheapest
Frontier
Frontier
12 Aug
SFO
5:59 pm
San Francisco airport
6h 20m
1 Stop
2:19 am
+1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
Frontier
21 Aug
ORD
12:37 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
7h 10m
1 Stop
5:47 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
216 USD
Frontier
Frontier
07 Oct
SFO
4:20 pm
San Francisco airport
8h 01m
1 Stop
2:21 am
+1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
Frontier
29 Oct
ORD
12:30 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
9h 21m
1 Stop
7:51 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
216 USD
Frontier
Frontier
20 Aug
SFO
12:05 pm
San Francisco airport
12h 14m
1 Stop
2:19 am
+1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
Frontier
24 Aug
ORD
12:20 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
8h 32m
1 Stop
6:52 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
236 USD
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
11 Jun
SFO
11:00 am
San Francisco airport
4h 25m
5:25 pm
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
Alaska Airlines
18 Jun
ORD
12:55 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 50m
3:45 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
267 USD
Delta
Delta
11 Jun
SFO
5:15 pm
San Francisco airport
6h 07m
1 Stop
1:22 am
+1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
Delta
20 Jun
ORD
4:25 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
4h 44m
7:09 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
286 USD
American Airlines
American Airlines
02 Oct
SFO
1:00 am
San Francisco airport
3h 58m
6:58 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
American Airlines
30 Oct
ORD
12:30 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
7h 22m
1 Stop
5:52 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
262 USD

How to get the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Chicago

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CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY
September
The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from San Francisco is September. Most expensive is December
CHEAPEST DAY TO FLY
Wednesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday
CHEAPEST TIME TO FLY
in the Evening
San Francisco to Chicago flights are approximately 9% more expensive in the Morning than in the Evening
CHEAPEST AIRLINE
Sun Country Air
Sun Country Air, Frontier, and Spirit Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Chicago
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
CHEAPEST TIME TO BOOK
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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Flight information for San Francisco to Chicago

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Chicago
Fastest flight time
4h 0m
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 4h 0m.
Direct flights
Every day
Direct flights go from San Francisco to Chicago every day.
Airports in Chicago
3 airports
There are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

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