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$150
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$152
outward: Sep 7, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Sep 16, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$169
outward: Aug 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 21, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:18a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h03m)
$171
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$171
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 15, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Sep 17, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Sep 30, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$172
outward: Oct 1, 2018
3:05a ORD » 7:50a OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Oct 5, 2018
8:50a OAK » 1:04p ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h14m)
$176
outward: Aug 17, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:19p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h34m)
inbound: Aug 21, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:18a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h03m)
$176
outward: Aug 9, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 21, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:18a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h03m)
$176
outward: Aug 16, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:19p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h34m)
inbound: Aug 21, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:18a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h03m)
$176
outward: Aug 15, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 18, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:18a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h03m)
$177
outward: Aug 9, 2018
4:45p ORD » 9:21p OAK
Spirit Airlines direct (4h36m)
inbound: Aug 21, 2018
10:15p OAK » 2:18a ORD
Spirit Airlines direct (4h03m)
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Airlines operating flights from Chicago to San Francisco

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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Sep 6, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Sep 15, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
Southwest Airlines
outbound: Sep 11, 2018
Southwest Airlines 1 stop
return: Sep 16, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
American Airlines
outbound: Jul 31, 2018
American Airlines direct
return: Aug 7, 2018
American Airlines direct
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Sep 6, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct
return: Sep 15, 2018
Alaska Airlines direct
United Airlines
outbound: Sep 6, 2018
United Airlines direct
return: Sep 15, 2018
United Airlines direct
Delta Air Lines
outbound: May 14, 2019
Delta Air Lines 1 stop
return: May 21, 2019
Delta Air Lines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights Chicago - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 4h23m (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:
  • Jul 21, 2018 12:53 AM, GMT-7
  • Weather:
  • min. 58ºF, max. 67ºF
  • Departure city:
  • Chicago, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Local time:
  • Jul 21, 2018 2:53 AM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 67ºF, max. 75ºF

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.