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$142
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$142
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$151
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$152
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$152
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$152
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$154
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$154
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$154
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$154
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$154
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$155
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$155
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Dec 7, 2018
3:16p ORD » 8:00p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h44m)
inbound: Dec 12, 2018
8:59a SFO » 12:56p ORD
United Airlines direct (3h57m)
$157
outward: Oct 19, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Dec 7, 2018
3:16p ORD » 8:00p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h44m)
inbound: Dec 12, 2018
8:59a SFO » 12:56p ORD
United Airlines direct (3h57m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Dec 4, 2018
3:16p ORD » 8:00p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h44m)
inbound: Dec 10, 2018
8:15a SFO » 12:06p ORD
United Airlines direct (3h51m)
$157
outward: Dec 7, 2018
3:16p ORD » 8:00p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h44m)
inbound: Dec 12, 2018
8:59a SFO » 12:56p ORD
United Airlines direct (3h57m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Dec 7, 2018
3:16p ORD » 8:00p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h44m)
inbound: Dec 12, 2018
8:59a SFO » 12:56p ORD
United Airlines direct (3h57m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Dec 7, 2018
3:16p ORD » 8:00p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h44m)
inbound: Dec 12, 2018
8:59a SFO » 12:56p ORD
United Airlines direct (3h57m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
$157
outward: Jan 8, 2019
3:00p ORD » 7:39p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h39m)
inbound: Jan 16, 2019
9:25a SFO » 1:43p ORD
United Airlines direct (4h18m)
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Airlines operating flights from Chicago to San Francisco

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  • Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Sep 27, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Oct 1, 2018
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
United Airlines
outbound: Nov 30, 2018
United Airlines direct
return: Dec 4, 2018
United Airlines direct
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Oct 17, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct
return: Oct 24, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Oct 17, 2018
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: Oct 24, 2018
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
American Airlines
outbound: Dec 24, 2018
American Airlines 1 stop
return: Dec 31, 2018
United Airlines direct
Delta Air Lines
outbound: May 9, 2019
Delta Air Lines 2 stops
return: May 13, 2019
Delta Air Lines 1 stop

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:
  • Sep 23, 2018 4:23 PM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 52ºF, max. 66ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Sep 23, 2018 6:23 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 60ºF, max. 70ºF

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.