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Route Information for Flights from Carlsbad to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code SAN
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 1720 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, LOT - Polish Airlines, Aer Lingus, Austrian, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, SAS, Finnair, Royal Jordanian, Iberia, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 7:44PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 12:00PM UTC

Carlsbad to Chicago

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Flights from Carlsbad to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Carlsbad to Chicago now?

If you're wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from Carlsbad to Chicago, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Carlsbad to Chicago?

Yes, you'll be delighted to hear that you can jet straight from San Diego Airport to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Direct flights are available with United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Carlsbad to Chicago?

The fastest flight time from Carlsbad to Chicago is 5 hours and 5 minutes, which gives you more than enough time to enjoy a wine or lose yourself in a gripping novel.

What airlines fly from Carlsbad to Chicago most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) to O'Hare Airport, including United Airlines (UA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 126 flights on this route each month. American Airlines (AA) will also take you to your destination in comfort. Offering 112 monthly flights between Carlsbad and Chicago, it's another quality airline to look into.

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

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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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