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Chicago to San Francisco Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI SFO Sat, Feb 14 - Sun, Feb 15 $240
CHI SFO Mon, Feb 23 - Thu, Mar 5 $244
CHI SFO Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 31 $245
CHI SFO Sun, Apr 5 - Thu, Apr 9 $267
CHI SFO Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 8 $269
CHI SFO Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 8 $269
CHI SFO Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 8 $269
CHI SFO Tue, Feb 24 - Thu, Feb 26 $272
CHI SFO Wed, Feb 25 - Tue, Mar 3 $326
CHI SFO Tue, Feb 10 - Wed, Feb 18 $453

Chicago and San Francisco 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 Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, China Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America
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Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, China Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America
    Terminal 3 US Airways, United Airlines
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$240
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 14 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $240
Earn $2.40
Return Sun, Feb 15 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 14 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $240
Earn $2.40
Return Sun, Feb 15 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in February from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 25 Chicago (MDW) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $246
Earn $2.46
Return Wed, Mar 4 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (MDW) Delta Air Lines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 12 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $246
Earn $2.46
Return Sat, Mar 14 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Mar 16 Chicago (MDW) San Francisco (SFO) Sun Country Airlines $244
Earn $2.44
Return Thu, Mar 19 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (MDW) Sun Country Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 10 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Sun Country Airlines $244
Earn $2.44
Return Tue, Mar 17 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Sun Country Airlines
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Apr 25 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $246
Earn $2.46
Return Mon, Apr 27 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 21 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $246
Earn $2.46
Return Tue, Apr 28 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in April from Chicago to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 21 Chicago (ORD) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $246
Earn $2.46
Return Tue, Apr 28 San Francisco (SFO) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines
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Travel from Chicago to San Francisco

Both business and pleasure travelers need to book flights from Chicago to San Francisco. Other than being a cultural and a financial center, San Francisco is also home to numerous tourist attractions. Some of the popular sites in San Francisco include Alcatraz Island, the Asian Art Museum, and the Palace of Fine Arts. Use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to San Francisco.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, the third-most populous city in the U.S., is home to approximately 2.7 million people. The city is also a leading international hub for finance, transportation, telecommunication, and commerce. Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), also known as O'Hare Field or O'Hare Airport, is the main airport serving the city and is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Taking a taxi from Union Station to the airport will cost you approximately $37.49. The airport offers short-term, economy, and valet parking options. Parking at the hourly and daily parking lots is free for the first 10 minutes. Valet parking costs $10 for the first hour. For tasty hot dogs, burgers, salads, and soups, visit the America's Dog restaurant. Other restaurants within the airport include Berghoff Café, Billy Goat Tavern and Grill, Café Zoot, Dunkin' Donuts, and Great American Bagel.

San Francisco, California

San Francisco is the leading cultural and financial center of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. With a population of more than 800,000 people, San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California. Its eclectic mix of architecture, cool summers, steep rolling hills, and numerous landmarks makes San Francisco a top tourist destination.

Touring San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the main airport serving San Francisco, California. The airport is located approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Taxis, shuttles, and buses are available at the airport. Taxis charge approximately $57 to Fisherman's Wharf, $54 to downtown and $74 to Oakland. San Francisco experiences a Mediterranean climate and cool summers. January is the coldest month, with an average low temperature of 46 degrees Fahrenheit. September is the warmest month, with a mean high temperature of 71 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of 56 degrees Fahrenheit. September to November is the best time to visit, as the temperatures remain pleasantly warm. Among the must-see attractions is Alcatraz Island, which was a federal maximum security prison from 1934 to 1963. The island is located about 4 miles from the city center and offers tours every day of the week. Other sites that you should visit include San Francisco Bay, the Asian Art Museum, the Palace of Fine Arts, Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, Angel Island State Park, the Cable Car Museum, the Exploratorium, and Golden Gate Park.

San Francisco Vacation Deals

Other than being the leading cultural and financial center of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California, San Francisco is home to numerous tourist attractions. Today, flights from Chicago to San Francisco are popular with both business and pleasure travelers. You can easily find cheap flights to San Francisco using Orbitz.com.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to San Francisco on Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA602/AA403 ORD 5:00 AM SFO 9:55 AM 321/320 6hr 55min
American Airlines/US Airways AA602/US403 ORD 5:00 AM SFO 9:55 AM 321/320 6hr 55min
US Airways/American Airlines US602/AA403 ORD 5:00 AM SFO 9:55 AM 321/320 6hr 55min
US Airways/US Airways US602/US403 ORD 5:00 AM SFO 9:55 AM 321/320 6hr 55min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL817/DL2305 MDW 6:45 AM SFO 11:22 AM 320/M90 6hr 37min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL4602/DL2305 ORD 6:55 AM SFO 11:22 AM CR9/M90 6hr 27min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA5579/DL2305 ORD 6:32 AM SFO 11:22 AM E75/M90 6hr 50min
American Airlines AA1435 ORD 8:40 AM SFO 11:23 AM 738 4hr 43min
Alaska Airlines AS1339 ORD 8:40 AM SFO 11:23 AM 738 4hr 43min
US Airways US1435 ORD 8:40 AM SFO 11:23 AM 738 4hr 43min
United Airlines UA821 ORD 9:01 AM SFO 11:54 AM 320 4hr 53min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA4348/UA1094 ORD 7:20 AM SFO 11:58 AM E75/739 6hr 38min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA3481/UA1094 ORD 5:30 AM SFO 11:58 AM E70/739 8hr 28min