Flights from Chicago to San Diego

Selected fares from Chicago to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI SAN Tue, Nov 10 - Wed, Nov 11 $177
CHI SAN Wed, Sep 23 - Wed, Sep 30 $177
CHI SAN Wed, Oct 7 - Thu, Oct 15 $230
CHI SAN Mon, Sep 28 - Mon, Oct 5 $238
CHI SAN Fri, Jul 24 - Tue, Aug 4 $247
CHI SAN Fri, Sep 18 - Mon, Sep 21 $254
CHI SAN Fri, Aug 21 - Mon, Aug 24 $267
CHI SAN Sun, Oct 11 - Fri, Oct 16 $275
CHI SAN Tue, Jan 12 - Tue, Jan 19 $292
CHI SAN Tue, Oct 20 - Fri, Oct 23 $481
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Chicago and San Diego airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, US Airways
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Airports in San Diego CA, US

map of airports in San Diego
  • 1

    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 27 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $197
Earn $1.97
Return Mon, Aug 31 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 25 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Sat, Aug 29 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 25 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Tue, Sep 1 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 12 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $187
Earn $1.87
Return Mon, Sep 14 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 30 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Sat, Oct 3 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 19 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Sat, Sep 26 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 3 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $187
Earn $1.87
Return Mon, Oct 5 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 28 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Tue, Nov 17 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Chicago to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 7 Chicago (ORD) San Diego (SAN) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Wed, Oct 14 San Diego (SAN) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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Flights from Chicago to San Diego

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Flights to San Diego

Booking flights to San Diego with Orbitz.com helps ensure you get the best rate on your airline tickets. The website makes it easy to find a flight that fits your budget. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight combinations to find you a bargain.

San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to San Diego

    • 9 direct flights are operating from Chicago to San Diego today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 21m.
    • Spirit Airlines flight 563 (10:44 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to San Diego.
    • American Airlines flight 1626 (8:25 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to San Diego.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to San Diego (Spirit Airlines flight 563, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 4h 17m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to San Diego (American Airlines flight 1151, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 4h 26m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to San Diego Airport (SAN) are available for this route.