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$154
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
9:25p OAK » 4:38a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h13m)
$157
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
9:25p OAK » 4:38a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h13m)
$187
outward: Jun 6, 2018
10:35p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h54m)
inbound: Jun 14, 2018
5:15a OAK » 1:24p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (8h09m)
$199
outward: Jun 9, 2018
5:40a ORD » 10:05a SFO
United Airlines direct (4h25m)
inbound: Jun 11, 2018
4:40a SFO » 8:46a ORD
United Airlines direct (4h06m)
$201
outward: Jun 6, 2018
10:35p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h54m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
9:25p OAK » 4:38a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h13m)
$201
outward: Jun 6, 2018
10:35p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h54m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
9:25p OAK » 4:38a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (7h13m)
$202
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 13, 2018
3:00p OAK » 2:25a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h25m)
$204
outward: Jun 7, 2018
4:54a ORD » 9:31a SFO
United Airlines direct (4h37m)
inbound: Jun 11, 2018
4:40a SFO » 8:46a ORD
United Airlines direct (4h06m)
$215
outward: May 31, 2018
10:31p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h58m)
inbound: Jun 8, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$218
outward: Jun 8, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 30, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:24a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h09m)
$230
outward: Jun 8, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 30, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:24a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h09m)
$233
outward: Jul 1, 2018
1:15p ORD » 5:50p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h35m)
inbound: Jul 8, 2018
3:35a SFO » 7:45a ORD
Alaska Airlines direct (4h10m)
$233
outward: Jun 6, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 10, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:29a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$240
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$245
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$246
outward: Jun 8, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 30, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:24a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h09m)
$249
outward: Jun 8, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 30, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:24a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h09m)
$250
outward: Jun 6, 2018
10:35p ORD » 4:29a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h54m)
inbound: Jun 11, 2018
5:15a OAK » 1:26p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (8h11m)
$251
outward: Oct 18, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:28p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h43m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
10:18p OAK » 2:30a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h12m)
$252
outward: Oct 18, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:28p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h43m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
10:18p OAK » 2:30a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h12m)
$253
outward: Jun 28, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jul 5, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$260
outward: Jul 12, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jul 19, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$264
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$264
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$264
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$264
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$266
outward: Jun 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Jun 23, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:23a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h08m)
$266
outward: Jun 15, 2018
6:45p ORD » 11:25p SFO
United Airlines direct (4h40m)
inbound: Jun 24, 2018
3:35a SFO » 7:45a ORD
Alaska Airlines direct (4h10m)
$267
outward: Jun 8, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 30, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:24a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h09m)
$268
outward: Oct 18, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:28p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h43m)
inbound: Oct 22, 2018
10:18p OAK » 2:30a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h12m)
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Airlines operating flights from Chicago to San Francisco

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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Jun 2, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Jun 4, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
American Airlines
outbound: Jun 15, 2018
American Airlines direct
return: Jun 23, 2018
American Airlines direct
United Airlines
outbound: Jun 15, 2018
United Airlines direct
return: Jun 23, 2018
United Airlines direct
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Jun 15, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct
return: Jun 23, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h24m (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:
  • May 26, 2018 10:40 AM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 51ºF, max. 60ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • May 26, 2018 12:40 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 67ºF, 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.