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Orange County to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Orange County to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SNA CHI Sat, Sep 27 - Fri, Oct 3 $296
SNA CHI Mon, Sep 22 - Tue, Sep 23 $323
SNA CHI Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 $335
SNA CHI Sat, Sep 6 - Tue, Sep 9 $340
SNA CHI Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 $390
SNA CHI Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 $568

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 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, US Airways
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Cheap flights from Orange County to Chicago

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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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O'Hare International Airport Map

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Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport

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6530 S. Cicero Avenue Map

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Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 30 reviews

6540 S. Cicero Ave. Map

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Chicago Marriott Midway

3 stars
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6520 South Cicero Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 20 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $306
Earn $3.06
Return Mon, Sep 22 Chicago (MDW) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 27 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $296
Earn $2.96
Return Fri, Oct 3 Chicago (MDW) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 25 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines $323
Earn $3.23
Return Thu, Oct 2 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) American Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 31 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $320
Earn $3.20
Return Mon, Nov 3 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 23 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $301
Earn $3.01
Return Fri, Oct 24 Chicago (MDW) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 1 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $308
Earn $3.08
Return Wed, Oct 8 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 7 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $320
Earn $3.20
Return Mon, Nov 10 Chicago (ORD) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Orange County to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 14 Orange County (SNA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $296
Earn $2.96
Return Tue, Nov 18 Chicago (MDW) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines
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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

    • 11 direct flights are operating from Orange County to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 57m.
    • American Airlines flight 1128 (1:45 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Orange County to Chicago.
    • American Airlines flight 1644 (12:05 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 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Orange County to Chicago (American Airlines flight 1128, Boeing 737-800 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.

Aircraft options between Orange County and Chicago

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 Passenger American Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A320 United Airlines, US Airways