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Fares from $71 One Way, $166 Round Trip from San Francisco to Chico

Prices starting at $166 for return flights and $71 for one-way flights to Chico were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Chico from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Chico

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeSMF
Distance86 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, SA AVIANCA, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:48PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:12AM UTC

Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Chico

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Chico

Visitors traveling by air to Chico, California, will arrive at the Chico Municipal Airport. Travelers can find cheap flights to Chico by searching Orbitz.com. United Airlines provides air service to the airport via San Francisco. The airport is located about four miles from downtown Chico.

Transportation in Chico

One of the easiest ways to travel from the airport is by taxi for the short distance into the downtown area. Local hotels may also provide shuttle services. For travelers who prefer the freedom of having their own vehicle, the option of renting a car is available. Travelers can search for deals on car rentals on Orbitz.com.

Weather Information in Chico

The weather in Chico and the surrounding area is typically Mediterranean in nature. During the summer, temperatures can often rise well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters in Chico are usually mild and wet. The average temperature during the winter is about 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Most rainfall occurs in the month of January.

Destination Highlights in Chico

There are numerous sights and attractions to enjoy in Chico and the surrounding area. The Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park is a 26-room mansion that was the first in the entire state to be equipped with indoor plumbing. Bidwell Park offers swimming, hiking, biking, and other outdoor recreational activities. Other notable attractions include Colman Museum and the Honey Run Covered Bridge. Chico is also home to the National Yo-Yo Museum. To find air ticket deals and cheap flights to Chico, travelers can quickly and easily search Orbitz.com.

Flights from San Francisco to Chico - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Chico?

Yep, United Airlines flies directly from San Francisco to Chico, so you'll be starting your fantastic adventure in no time.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Chico?

It can zip by in as little as 40 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the trip from San Francisco to Chico.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Chico (and vicinity) most frequently?

Plan your San Francisco (and vicinity) to Chico (and vicinity) trip with an United Airlines flight. With 121 per month, this airline operates the most flights between these two destinations.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chico?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chico have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Chico with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chico without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.