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$246
Frontier Airlines outward: Dec 16, 2022
5:54a MDW » 4:47p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (10h53m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Jan 3, 2023
8:32a SFO » 6:39p MDW
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (10h07m)
$2,482
Emirates outward: Dec 29, 2022
3:30p ALG » 3:20p DPS
Emirates 1 stop (23h50m)
Emirates inbound: Jan 8, 2023
12:50p DPS » 12:40p ALG
Emirates 1 stop (23h50m)
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Route

Average flight duration: 10h30m (flight with stopovers)

  • Arrival city:
  • San Francisco, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
  • Local time:
  • Dec 4, 2022 10:50 PM, GMT-8
  • Weather:
  • min. 49ºF, max. 54ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Dec 5, 2022 12:50 AM, GMT-6
  • Weather:
  • min. 31ºF, max. 42ºF

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.