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$119
Alaska Airlines outward: Mar 25, 2021
1:20p ORD » 6:09p SFO
Alaska Airlines direct (4h49m)
Alaska Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:00a SFO » 10:15p ORD
Alaska Airlines 1 stop (17h15m)
$120
Alaska Airlines outward: Mar 25, 2021
1:20p ORD » 6:09p SFO
Alaska Airlines direct (4h49m)
Alaska Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:00a SFO » 10:15p ORD
Alaska Airlines 1 stop (17h15m)
$120
Alaska Airlines outward: Mar 25, 2021
1:20p ORD » 6:09p SFO
Alaska Airlines direct (4h49m)
Alaska Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:00a SFO » 10:15p ORD
Alaska Airlines 1 stop (17h15m)
$122
Unknown Company outward: Feb 21, 2021
2:49a ORD » 5:22p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (14h33m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Feb 23, 2021
5:14a SFO » 1:00p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h46m)
$138
American Airlines outward: Mar 20, 2021
4:25p ORD » 8:58p SFO
American Airlines direct (4h33m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 22, 2021
8:00p SFO » 5:24a ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (9h24m)
$144
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$144
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$144
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$145
United Airlines outward: Mar 25, 2021
4:00p ORD » 10:57p SFO
United Airlines 1 stop (6h57m)
Unknown Company inbound: Mar 29, 2021
3:05p SFO » 9:34p ORD
Unknown Company 1 stop (6h29m)
$147
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$147
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$149
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$149
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$151
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$153
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$153
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$154
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Mar 30, 2021
5:06a SFO » 12:08p ORD
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h02m)
$154
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Unknown Company inbound: Mar 29, 2021
3:05p SFO » 9:34p ORD
Unknown Company 1 stop (6h29m)
$154
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Unknown Company inbound: Mar 29, 2021
3:05p SFO » 9:34p ORD
Unknown Company 1 stop (6h29m)
$154
Unknown Company outward: Mar 25, 2021
11:25a ORD » 6:43p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (7h18m)
Unknown Company inbound: Mar 29, 2021
3:05p SFO » 9:34p ORD
Unknown Company 1 stop (6h29m)
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Airlines operating flights from Chicago to San Francisco

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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Feb 20, 2021
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
return: Feb 22, 2021
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
United Airlines
outbound: Mar 25, 2021
United Airlines 1 stop
return: Mar 29, 2021
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Mar 20, 2021
Alaska Airlines direct
return: Mar 22, 2021
Alaska Airlines direct
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Feb 26, 2021
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: Feb 28, 2021
Frontier Airlines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h49m (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:
  • Jan 17, 2021 4:02 PM, GMT-8
  • Weather:
  • min. 55ºF, max. 65ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Jan 17, 2021 6:02 PM, GMT-6
  • Weather:
  • min. 18ºF, max. 26ºF

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.