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$143
Spirit Airlines outward: Nov 9, 2019
3:02a ORD » 7:46a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h44m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Nov 11, 2019
8:50a OAK » 1:05p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h15m)
$152
Spirit Airlines outward: Nov 9, 2019
3:02a ORD » 7:46a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h44m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Nov 11, 2019
8:20p OAK » 1:06p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (16h46m)
$160
Spirit Airlines outward: Nov 16, 2019
10:50p ORD » 8:27a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (9h37m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Nov 19, 2019
3:00p OAK » 8:59p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (5h59m)
$162
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 23, 2019
4:54a ORD » 7:27p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h33m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
6:45p OAK » 3:20a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (9h35m)
$162
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
3:00p ORD » 5:07a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h07m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 27, 2019
7:45a OAK » 12:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$163
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
3:00p ORD » 5:07a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h07m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 27, 2019
7:45a OAK » 12:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$166
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
4:54a ORD » 7:27p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h33m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
8:30a OAK » 10:13p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (13h43m)
$173
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
4:54a ORD » 7:27p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h33m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
8:45a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$174
Spirit Airlines outward: Oct 22, 2019
4:54a ORD » 7:27p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h33m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 26, 2019
8:45a OAK » 1:03p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h18m)
$224
Frontier Airlines outward: Oct 21, 2019
1:20p ORD » 8:54a SFO
Frontier Airlines 2 stops (19h34m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Oct 25, 2019
9:25p OAK » 5:36a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (8h11m)
$292
Spirit Airlines outward: Nov 23, 2019
3:10p ORD » 2:23a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h13m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Nov 29, 2019
3:00p OAK » 9:06p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h06m)
$296
Spirit Airlines outward: Nov 23, 2019
3:10p ORD » 2:23a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (11h13m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Nov 29, 2019
3:00p OAK » 9:06p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h06m)
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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Nov 8, 2019
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Nov 11, 2019
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
Southwest Airlines
outbound: Nov 23, 2019
Southwest Airlines 1 stop
return: Nov 29, 2019
United Airlines direct
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Nov 8, 2019
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: Nov 11, 2019
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
United Airlines
outbound: Nov 16, 2019
United Airlines direct
return: Nov 19, 2019
Southwest Airlines 1 stop
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Nov 8, 2019
Alaska Airlines direct
return: Nov 11, 2019
Alaska Airlines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h18m (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:
  • Oct 13, 2019 3:24 PM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 54ºF, max. 63ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Oct 13, 2019 5:24 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 46ºF, max. 56ºF

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.