Cheap Flights from San Francisco, CA to Chicago, IL from $58

On Cheapflightsplus.com you will find 40 direct and 215 connecting flights from San Francisco to Chicago. You can compare airfare deals from 6 airlines and multiple travel sites from $46, book and save on cheap plane tickets and last minute offers. Also check out SFO-CHI flight schedule to find best flight time, convenient departure and arrival airports.

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Departure Arrival Flight Details Flight Duration Price
00:25 — 06:43
00:25 — 06:43 UA1857 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 18m
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06:35 — 12:45
06:35 — 12:45 WN2482 Southwest Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 10m
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07:00 — 13:05
07:00 — 13:05 UA556 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 5m
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08:30 — 14:46
08:30 — 14:46 UA1400 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 16m
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09:25 — 15:23
09:25 — 15:23 AA2691 American Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
3h 58m
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10:10 — 16:25
10:10 — 16:25 AS1208 Alaska Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 15m
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11:00 — 16:58
11:00 — 16:58 AA345 American Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
3h 58m
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13:00 — 19:23
13:00 — 19:23 UA794 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 23m
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14:20 — 20:18
14:20 — 20:18 AA2907 American Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
3h 58m
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15:50 — 22:00
15:50 — 22:00 UA2356 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 10m
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16:30 — 22:52
16:30 — 22:52 UA391 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 22m
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17:35 — 23:32
17:35 — 23:32 UA2236 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
3h 57m
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18:05 — 00:05
+1 day
18:05 — 00:05 UA2054 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h
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19:10 — 01:25
+1 day
19:10 — 01:25 UA1101 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
4h 15m
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23:10 — 05:08
+1 day
23:10 — 05:08 UA705 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
3h 58m
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05:00 — 13:13
05:00 — 08:28 UA405 United Airlines
San Francisco — Denver
1h 20m stop
09:48 — 13:13 UA500 United Airlines
Denver — Chicago
6h 13m
including layover
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06:37 — 22:44
06:37 — 10:19 F9662 Frontier Airlines
San Francisco — Denver
8h 56m stop
19:15 — 22:44 F9410 Frontier Airlines
Denver — Chicago
14h 7m
including layover
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09:30 — 18:34
09:30 — 11:13 UA1698 United Airlines
San Francisco — Los Angeles
1h 7m stop
12:20 — 18:34 UA1069 United Airlines
Los Angeles — Chicago
7h 4m
including layover
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11:00 — 19:02
11:00 — 14:34 UA320 United Airlines
San Francisco — Denver
1h 6m stop
15:40 — 19:02 UA478 United Airlines
Denver — Chicago
6h 2m
including layover
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12:00 — 23:24
12:00 — 15:45 F9664 Frontier Airlines
San Francisco — Denver
4h 14m stop
19:59 — 23:24 F9410 Frontier Airlines
Denver — Chicago
9h 24m
including layover
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13:00 — 22:10
13:00 — 18:50 UA1578 United Airlines
San Francisco — Houston
50m stop
19:40 — 22:10 UA1009 United Airlines
Houston — Chicago
7h 10m
including layover
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14:28 — 22:20
14:28 — 17:58 UA2242 United Airlines
San Francisco — Denver
57m stop
18:55 — 22:20 UA451 United Airlines
Denver — Chicago
5h 52m
including layover
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16:05 — 23:57
16:05 — 19:34 UA2031 United Airlines
San Francisco — Denver
1h stop
20:34 — 23:57 UA377 United Airlines
Denver — Chicago
5h 52m
including layover
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20:38 — 06:36
+1 day
20:38 — 22:07 F92906 Frontier Airlines
San Francisco — Las Vegas
2h 52m stop
00:59 — 06:36 F91418 Frontier Airlines
Las Vegas — Chicago
7h 58m
including layover
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08:45 — 16:51
+1 day
08:45 — 10:21 F92078 Frontier Airlines
San Francisco — Las Vegas
11h 24m stop
21:45 — 23:06 NK1719 Spirit Airlines
Las Vegas — Los Angeles
11h 34m stop
10:40 — 16:51 NK730 Spirit Airlines
Los Angeles — Chicago
30h 6m
including layover
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10:40 — 22:34
+1 day
10:40 — 12:22 F92078 Frontier Airlines
San Francisco — Las Vegas
22h 10m stop
10:32 — 18:10 NK954 Spirit Airlines
Las Vegas — Miami
2h 10m stop
20:20 — 22:34 NK1 Spirit Airlines
Miami — Chicago
33h 54m
including layover
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*Departure and arrival times - local. Updated on December 7, 2021

Flight Information

Below we will explain in detail what the flights cost on the destination from San Francisco to Chicago depends on and how to choose the most interesting flight option for you.

Distance between San Francisco and Chicago is 2987 miles. Time difference between the cities is 2h. Airplanes depart 00:13 to 23:59 from 3 San Francisco airports and arrive 00:13 to 23:59 to 7 Chicago airports . Average flight time is 4h 10m.

  • The fastest flight 3h 57m
  • Average flight time 4h 10m
  • The earliest flight 00:13
  • The latest flight 23:59
  • Distance 1857 ml

What is the lowest airfare San Francisco to Chicago?

The cheapest plane ticket found by our users is $46. This airfare is for economy class on one-way F9662 flight by Frontier Airlines for September 21, 2020 which leaves San Francisco in San Francisco at 06:37 am and arrives at Chicago O'Hare International at 12:37.

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Popular Airlines on the Route

The flight San Francisco — Chicago is served by 6 regular airlines and 2 low-cost airlines . Most of the flights on this route are operated by American Airlines - 19 departures per week at the price of from $ 69 . And the most expensive tickets are offered by Alaska Airlines airline - from $ 1482.

Direct flights

There are 40 nonstop flights on the route. The fastest direct flight is UA2236 by United Airlines takes 3h 57m and the cheapest is F9662 by Frontier Airlines for $62.

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Connecting Flights

There are 215 flights with layovers on the route. The fastest connecting flight is WN1554 by Southwest Airlines takes 5h 30m and the cheapest is F9662 by Frontier Airlines for $46.

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Airports

You can fly from San Francisco to Chicago from 3 airports (San Francisco, Embarkadero, China Basin Heliport).

San Francisco airports

  • San Francisco-SFO
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  • Embarkadero-EMB
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  • China Basin Heliport-JCC
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Chicago airports

  • O'Hare International-ORD
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  • Midway-MDW
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  • Dupage County-DPA
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  • Chicago FSS-CHI
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  • Merrill C Meigs (closed)-CGX
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