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$215
outward: May 8, 2018
10:31p ORD » 8:59a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h28m)
inbound: May 17, 2018
3:10p OAK » 2:25a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h15m)
$219
outward: May 8, 2018
6:40p ORD » 8:59a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h19m)
inbound: May 17, 2018
3:10p OAK » 2:25a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h15m)
$219
outward: May 8, 2018
6:40p ORD » 8:59a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h19m)
inbound: May 17, 2018
3:10p OAK » 2:25a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h15m)
$220
outward: May 8, 2018
6:40p ORD » 8:59a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h19m)
inbound: May 17, 2018
3:10p OAK » 2:25a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h15m)
$220
outward: May 8, 2018
6:40p ORD » 8:59a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h19m)
inbound: May 17, 2018
3:10p OAK » 2:25a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h15m)
$234
outward: Jun 2, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 12, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$237
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$242
outward: May 4, 2018
3:40a ORD » 7:23p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (15h43m)
inbound: May 8, 2018
4:58a SJC » 2:30p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (9h32m)
$242
outward: May 11, 2018
12:37a ORD » 7:23p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (18h46m)
inbound: May 14, 2018
10:05p SJC » 5:18p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (19h13m)
$243
outward: Jul 12, 2018
2:19p ORD » 6:51p SFO
American Airlines direct (4h32m)
inbound: Jul 19, 2018
11:17p SFO » 3:49a ORD
American Airlines direct (4h32m)
$256
outward: May 26, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 5, 2018
2:15p SFO » 6:25p MDW
Southwest Airlines direct (4h10m)
$265
outward: Jun 6, 2018
12:14p MKE » 7:28p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h14m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
10:10p SJC » 6:54a MKE
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (8h44m)
$266
outward: Jun 6, 2018
12:14p MKE » 7:28p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h14m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
10:10p SJC » 6:54a MKE
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (8h44m)
$274
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 11, 2018
4:53a OAK » 10:34p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (17h41m)
$276
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:50a ORD » 4:19p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (11h29m)
inbound: Jun 12, 2018
3:35a SFO » 7:45a ORD
Alaska Airlines direct (4h10m)
$276
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:50a ORD » 4:19p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (11h29m)
inbound: Jun 12, 2018
3:35a SFO » 7:45a ORD
Alaska Airlines direct (4h10m)
$278
outward: May 19, 2018
4:21a ORD » 7:33a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (27h12m)
inbound: May 21, 2018
3:10p OAK » 3:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (24h40m)
$281
outward: May 9, 2018
7:00p ORD » 1:33a SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (6h33m)
inbound: May 15, 2018
9:59a SFO » 5:18p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h19m)
$281
outward: May 11, 2018
12:37a ORD » 8:56a SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (8h19m)
inbound: May 15, 2018
9:59a SFO » 5:18p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h19m)
$285
outward: Jun 6, 2018
12:14p MKE » 7:28p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h14m)
inbound: Jun 10, 2018
8:08p SJC » 7:04a MKE
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (10h56m)
$285
outward: Jun 12, 2018
12:14p MKE » 8:28p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (8h14m)
inbound: Jun 19, 2018
8:08p SJC » 7:04a MKE
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (10h56m)
$291
outward: May 31, 2018
3:00p ORD » 9:07a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (18h07m)
inbound: Jun 3, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$292
outward: May 31, 2018
10:31p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h58m)
inbound: Jun 3, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$292
outward: May 31, 2018
10:31p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h58m)
inbound: Jun 3, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$292
outward: May 31, 2018
10:31p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h58m)
inbound: Jun 3, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$292
outward: May 31, 2018
10:31p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h58m)
inbound: Jun 3, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$293
outward: May 31, 2018
3:00p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (13h29m)
inbound: Jun 3, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$295
outward: Oct 18, 2018
1:00p ORD » 8:29p SJC
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h29m)
inbound: Oct 30, 2018
7:09p SJC » 4:58a ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (9h49m)
$295
outward: Jun 16, 2018
5:40a ORD » 10:05a SFO
United Airlines direct (4h25m)
inbound: Jun 24, 2018
3:35a SFO » 7:45a ORD
Alaska Airlines direct (4h10m)
$297
outward: May 20, 2018
12:37a ORD » 8:56a SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (8h19m)
inbound: May 22, 2018
9:59a SFO » 5:18p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h19m)
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Airlines operating flights from Chicago to San Francisco

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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Jun 22, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Jun 24, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
Southwest Airlines
outbound: Jun 13, 2018
Southwest Airlines 1 stop
return: Jun 18, 2018
Southwest Airlines direct
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Jun 2, 2018
Alaska Airlines 1 stop
return: Jun 12, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct
Frontier Airlines
outbound: May 8, 2018
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: May 17, 2018
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
United Airlines
outbound: Jun 5, 2018
United Airlines direct
return: Jun 11, 2018
United Airlines direct
American Airlines
outbound: May 19, 2018
American Airlines direct
return: Aug 11, 2018
American Airlines direct

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h21m (direct flight)

  • Arrival city:
  • San Francisco, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
  • Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC)
  • Local time:
  • Apr 26, 2018 7:59 PM, GMT-7
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Apr 26, 2018 9:59 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 37ºF, max. 45ºF

Why travel by plane from Chicago to San Francisco?

To reach the west coast city of San Francisco from Chicago by land would take over 30 hours; flying from Chicago to San Francisco, on the other hand, takes around 4h 35m. Airlines such as Spirit, Frontier and Alaska all operate the route meaning passengers have plenty of choice when it comes to choosing which airline to travel with.

What is there to see and do in San Francisco?

The City by the Bay offers a large number of great things to see and do, from iconic landmarks to great restaurants and coffee shops. The Golden Gate Bridge is the city's most famous and most photographed sight – the suspension bridge runs over the Golden Gate strait and is a popular attraction in the city. A ride on San Francisco's cable car system is a must, as is a trip to Union Square to indulge in some retail therapy and a visit to Fisherman's Wharf. Alcatraz Island, China Town, the Golden Gate Park and the Exploratorium are also great attractions to add to any San Francisco itinerary.