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$83
Spirit Airlines outward: Sep 7, 2020
4:48p ORD » 7:20p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (26h32m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Sep 15, 2020
3:20a OAK » 11:45p ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (20h25m)
$86
Spirit Airlines outward: Aug 18, 2020
3:10a ORD » 5:28p OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (14h18m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Aug 24, 2020
3:00p OAK » 12:14a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (9h14m)
$91
Spirit Airlines outward: Aug 19, 2020
5:35p ORD » 2:09a OAK
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (8h34m)
Spirit Airlines inbound: Aug 26, 2020
3:00p OAK » 12:14a ORD
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (9h14m)
$414
Alaska Airlines outward: Sep 10, 2020
12:25a ORD » 4:55a SFO
Alaska Airlines direct (4h30m)
Alaska Airlines inbound: Sep 14, 2020
7:10p SFO » 11:25p ORD
Alaska Airlines direct (4h15m)
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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Aug 19, 2020
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
return: Aug 26, 2020
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Aug 19, 2020
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: Aug 26, 2020
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
American Airlines
outbound: Sep 7, 2020
American Airlines 1 stop
return: Sep 14, 2020
Frontier Airlines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 10h20m (flight with stopovers)

  • 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 14, 2020 5:57 PM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 65ºF, max. 81ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Aug 14, 2020 7:57 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 73ºF, max. 86ºF

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.