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Cheapest flight tickets

$164

Price observed over the last 3 months for a round trip.

Average price of a round trip

$218

Average flight ticket price recorded over the last 3 months for a round trip.

Flight duration

4h16

A flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes on average 4h16.

Best time

June

According to user searches, the ideal month to go to Chicago is June.

Tips for finding a cheap flight from San Francisco to Chicago

Check out our tips for booking your flight to Chicago (USA) from San Francisco (USA) at the cheapest possible price.

Usually, the cheapest month to pick up a ticket on this route is May, with an average flight ticket price of $208 (calculation over the last two years). The most touristic season corresponds to the months of May and June.
For the cheapest flights, it is advisable to buy your ticket at least 11 days before the departure date.

The airline offering the cheapest flight tickets is Frontier Airlines. A ticket from the airline Frontier Airlines to Chicago costs on average $218.
The airlines that offer the most flights are .

Price of flight tickets from San Francisco to Chicago

Here is some information and tips to know before booking your flight:

  • Flight ticket prices range from $164 to $252
  • The average price of a flight ticket is about $218
  • Prices are lowest for stays in the month of May
  • The month in which booking a ticket is cheaper is: June
info departure city :
San Francisco, USA
airport :
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
local time :

San Francisco is a city in the country USA, the time zone is GMT . In San Francisco, it is currently {fromLocalTime}, the temperature is on average 13°C, with a minimum of 11°C and a maximum of 15°C.

The city of San Francisco has 1 airport(s): San Francisco

destination info :
Chicago, USA
airports :
Chicago-Merrill C. Meigs Field Airport (CGX)
Chicago FSS (CHI)
Chicago-Midway International Airport (MDW)
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
local time :

Chicago is in the country USA, the time zone is GMT . In Chicago, it is currently {toLocalTime}, the temperature is on average 25°C, with a minimum of 21°C and a maximum of 30°C.

The city of Chicago (CHI) has 4 airport(s): Chicago-Merrill C. Meigs Field, Chicago FSS, Chicago-Midway and Chicago-O'Hare

Useful info about Chicago

What is the least touristic period to go to Chicago?

If you want to visit Chicago during the least touristic period, choose the month of June.

What is the most popular time to travel to Chicago?

In Chicago, the most popular month is May. It is during this period that the prices offered by airlines are also the highest.

When should I book my flight from San Francisco to Chicago?

According to our data, it is recommended to book your flight 11 days before your departure. If you book your flight ticket 2 weeks before your departure, you may find a price below average. The cheapest day to book a flight from San Francisco to Chicago is Friday.

What are the arrival and destination airports when traveling between San Francisco and Chicago?

When you leave, you can leave from San Francisco, and you will arrive at Chicago-Midway or Chicago-O'Hare.

How to reach San Francisco airport from the city centre?

This information is not available at this time.

Are there other means of transportation to go from San Francisco to Chicago?

Airplane is the only means of transportation listed on Liligo for this journey.

Are there big differences in weather between San Francisco and Chicago?

In summer, the average temperature is 22°C in Chicago and 17°C in San Francisco. The average rainfall in summer is 131 mm in Chicago and 2 mm in San Francisco. In summer, it is warmer in Chicago and it rains less in San Francisco. In winter, it is colder in San Francisco and it rains more in San Francisco.

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