Flights from Orange County to Chicago

Selected fares from Orange County to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SNA CHI Tue, Apr 21 - Tue, Apr 28 $252
SNA CHI Wed, Apr 15 - Tue, Apr 21 $303
SNA CHI Tue, Apr 21 - Tue, Apr 28 $303
SNA CHI Tue, May 12 - Tue, May 19 $309
SNA CHI Tue, May 12 - Tue, May 19 $326
SNA CHI Mon, Mar 9 - Wed, Mar 11 $465
SNA CHI Sat, Apr 25 - Mon, Apr 27 $488
SNA CHI Mon, Mar 9 - Wed, Mar 11 $630
SNA CHI Sun, Mar 15 - Fri, Mar 20 $909

Orange County and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in Orange County CA, US

map of airports in Orange County
  • 1

    John Wayne Airport (SNA)

    Distance from City Center: 10.4 miles

    Carriers for flights from SNA to CHI

    Carriers
    American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 29.4 miles

  • 3

    Ontario International Airport (ONT)

    Distance from City Center: 25.6 miles

  • 4

    Long Beach Municipal (LGB)

    Distance from City Center: 12.8 miles

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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 SNA to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, US Airways
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Apr 25 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $264
Earn $2.64
Return Mon, Apr 27 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 21 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $252
Earn $2.52
Return Tue, Apr 28 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 21 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $252
Earn $2.52
Return Tue, Apr 28 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 16 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines $309
Earn $3.09
Return Mon, May 18 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 12 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $292
Earn $2.92
Return Tue, May 19 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 12 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $292
Earn $2.92
Return Tue, May 19 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 18 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $425
Earn $4.25
Return Mon, Jun 22 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways $370
Earn $3.70
Return Tue, Jun 9 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) US Airways

Best one-week trip in June from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) US Airways $370
Earn $3.70
Return Tue, Jun 9 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) US Airways
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Flights to Chicago

Departing From Orange County, CA

John Wayne Airport

The John Wayne Airport, located in Santa Ana, is the only airport in Orange County that provides domestic and international flights for travelers. WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and several others handle all of the flights from Orange County at this airport. A simple visit to Orbitz.com can help you find discounted flights and cheap tickets on all flights leaving John Wayne.

Convenient Parking Options

John Wayne Airport has traditional parking available in short-term and long-term lots, but it also features some convenient offerings, such as a curbside valet service. You simply drive your car to one of the drop-off locations for a valet to park your car for you. When you use the valet service, you can also have your car washed and detailed while you're away. Main Street parking away from the airport is available as well, with a courtesy shuttle that transports travelers to and from the terminal.

How to Get There

Yellow Cab charges around $3 for the first 1/4 mile and 65 cents for each additional mile. If you want to get to the airport without driving, take a cab or a shuttle. Apollo Shuttle, Shuttle 2000, and ABC Shuttle are a few of the companies that take travelers to John Wayne Airport. Another option is to drive a rental car there and return it to its on-site company. The rental car companies operating from John Wayne Airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget. More information on rental car arrangements can be found on Orbitz.com.

Grab a Bite

With California Pizza Kitchen, Javi's, Pei Wei, Pinkberry, Starbucks, and several other restaurants located at the airport, a snack or full meal can be grabbed in just minutes. Fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, also serve travelers at this airport. When you need low-fare tickets to depart from this location, visit Orbitz.com. It only takes a few minutes to search the available flights from Orange County and find the one that works best for you.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Orange County to Chicago

    • 9 direct flights are operating from Orange County to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 55m.
    • American Airlines flight 1172 (7:45 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Orange County to Chicago.
    • American Airlines flight 1644 (5:03 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Orange County to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Orange County to Chicago (American Airlines flight 1644, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 3h 47m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Orange County to Chicago (United Airlines flight 1023, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) takes 4h 5m.
    • Flights from John Wayne Airport (SNA), Long Beach Municipal (LGB), Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX), Ontario International Airport (ONT) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Orange County to Chicago on Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6432/UA548 SNA 5:00 PM ORD 12:59 AM CR7/320 5hr 59min
American Airlines AA184 SNA 7:05 AM ORD 1:05 PM 738 4hr 0min
US Airways US184 SNA 7:05 AM ORD 1:05 PM 738 4hr 0min
American Airlines AA1493 SNA 8:20 AM ORD 2:10 PM 738 3hr 50min
US Airways US1493 SNA 8:20 AM ORD 2:10 PM 738 3hr 50min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA795/UA533 SNA 6:50 AM ORD 2:26 PM 320/320 5hr 36min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL860/DL5794 SNA 6:45 AM MDW 2:30 PM 319/E70 5hr 45min
United Airlines UA1023 SNA 8:30 AM ORD 2:31 PM 73G 4hr 1min
American Airlines AA593 SNA 6:45 AM ORD 2:40 PM 321 5hr 55min
American Airlines/US Airways AA593/US593 SNA 6:45 AM ORD 2:40 PM 321/321 5hr 55min
US Airways US593 SNA 6:45 AM ORD 2:40 PM 321 5hr 55min
US Airways/American Airlines US593/AA593 SNA 6:45 AM ORD 2:40 PM 321/321 5hr 55min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA1300/UA722 SNA 6:45 AM ORD 3:03 PM 738/320 6hr 18min