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$164
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
3:00p ORD » 10:30p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 27, 2019
7:50a OAK » 12:07p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h17m)
$165
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:11a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h31m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 27, 2019
7:50a OAK » 12:07p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h17m)
$167
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:11a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h31m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 27, 2019
7:50a OAK » 12:07p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h17m)
$195
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$196
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$196
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
2:30p ORD » 10:29p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h59m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$197
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$197
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$203
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$203
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$204
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:10a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h30m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$211
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
6:40p ORD » 5:06a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (10h26m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
3:00p OAK » 10:24p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h24m)
$219
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 18, 2019
3:05a ORD » 7:52a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h47m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 21, 2019
8:50a OAK » 1:07p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h17m)
$236
Frontier Airlines outward: Sep 25, 2019
12:20p ORD » 7:52p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (7h32m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 30, 2019
8:40a OAK » 12:58p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$258
Frontier Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
3:56a ORD » 9:03p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (17h07m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
5:59a OAK » 12:45p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h46m)
$260
Frontier Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
3:56a ORD » 9:03p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (17h07m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
8:50a OAK » 1:07p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h17m)
$260
Frontier Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
3:56a ORD » 9:03p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (17h07m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
8:50a OAK » 1:07p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h17m)
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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Oct 17, 2019
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Oct 20, 2019
Spirit Airlines direct
United Airlines
outbound: Oct 17, 2019
United Airlines direct
return: Oct 20, 2019
United Airlines direct

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h17m (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:
  • Aug 19, 2019 7:52 PM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 58ºF, max. 70ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Aug 19, 2019 9:52 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 74ºF, max. 85ºF

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.