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$181
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 4, 2019
10:20p ORD » 8:51a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h31m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 10, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$199
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$199
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$204
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$204
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$205
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 11, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 15, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$205
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$206
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 23, 2019
10:26p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h28m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 1, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$212
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$213
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:40p ORD » 10:22p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h42m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$213
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 5:35a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h55m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$213
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 8:54a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h14m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$213
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:40p ORD » 10:22p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h42m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$214
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:40p ORD » 10:22p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h42m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
6:20a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h43m)
$229
Spirit Airlines outward: Aug 9, 2019
12:55a ORD » 5:30a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h35m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Aug 14, 2019
7:50p OAK » 12:05a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h15m)
$231
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:40p ORD » 10:22p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h42m)
Sun Country inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:59a SFO » 11:25p ORD
Sun Country 1 stop (14h26m)
$231
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:40p ORD » 10:22p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h42m)
Sun Country inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:59a SFO » 11:25p ORD
Sun Country 1 stop (14h26m)
$233
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:40p ORD » 10:22p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h42m)
Sun Country inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:59a SFO » 11:25p ORD
Sun Country 1 stop (14h26m)
$234
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
10:40p ORD » 5:35a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h55m)
Sun Country inbound: Sep 30, 2019
12:00a SFO » 11:25p ORD
Sun Country 1 stop (23h25m)
$235
Spirit Airlines outward: Jul 17, 2019
12:55a ORD » 5:32a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h37m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Jul 23, 2019
11:00p OAK » 6:38a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h38m)
$235
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 20, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 28, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$237
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 20, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 28, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$237
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 20, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 28, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$237
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 20, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 28, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$237
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 20, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 28, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$244
Frontier Airlines outward: Aug 13, 2019
12:37p ORD » 5:48a SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (17h11m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Aug 19, 2019
4:05a SFO » 4:19p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (12h14m)
$244
Frontier Airlines outward: Aug 14, 2019
12:20a ORD » 7:47p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (19h27m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Aug 18, 2019
9:59a SFO » 4:19p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (6h20m)
$245
Frontier Airlines outward: Aug 20, 2019
4:04a ORD » 1:29a SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (21h25m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Aug 27, 2019
4:24a SFO » 1:23p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (8h59m)
$245
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 14, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 16, 2019
8:50a OAK » 12:50p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h)
$245
Frontier Airlines outward: Aug 14, 2019
12:20a ORD » 7:47p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (19h27m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Aug 18, 2019
7:52p SFO » 4:19p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (20h27m)
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$327
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Airlines operating flights from Chicago to San Francisco

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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Jul 26, 2019
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Jul 28, 2019
Spirit Airlines direct
Southwest Airlines
outbound: Oct 25, 2019
Southwest Airlines direct
return: Nov 3, 2019
Delta Air Lines 1 stop
United Airlines
outbound: Jul 26, 2019
United Airlines direct
return: Jul 28, 2019
United Airlines direct
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Jul 4, 2019
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: Jul 7, 2019
Frontier Airlines 2 stops
American Airlines
outbound: Jul 26, 2019
American Airlines direct
return: Jul 28, 2019
American Airlines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h27m (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:
  • Jun 24, 2019 1:43 AM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 58ºF, max. 67ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Jun 24, 2019 3:43 AM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 64ºF, max. 75ºF

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.