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Cheapest Flights from Chicago to San Diego (ORD to SAN)

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to San Diego (ORD to SAN)

Question : Looking for the shortest flight from ORD to SAN?
Answer : If you're able to take the shortest direct flight (which is offered by American Airlines), you will be able to leave ORD at 10:45 AM CDT and get to SAN at 1:02 PM PDT (four hours and 17 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of two hours.

Question : Interested in traveling in the next 30 days and want to get the lowest fare?
Answer : Since low prices are preferred, look at Apr 5th. As of Mar 20th, it's showing the cheapest ticket sales at $166. That is 29% below the average price for this route, so you can spend that extra money on an adventure in San Diego.

Question : Are you paying the cheapest or highest price for your ticket to San Diego?
Answer : Flight prices fluctuate less than most routes in the United States for ORD to SAN. They vary from $145 to $319. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.

Question : What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to San Diego?
Answer : Prices are hitting as high as $319 over the next three months when flying to SAN from ORD. Check out Spirit Airlines, as they have been booking customers at just $145.

Question : Is there a preferred airline for getting to San Diego International Airport (SAN) on schedule?
Answer : United Airlines holds the best record for flights from ORD to SAN with a 77% on-time rate. Note that if they do have a delay, it usually lasts about half an hour.

Question : How many days should you spend in San Diego?
Answer : The average time spent in San Diego by travelers from Chicago is about one week.

Question : If your plans are flexible, have you considered changing your departure day?
Answer : The cheapest day to fly in April is Monday. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.

Question : Should you be aware of any airlines that have a reputation of delayed arrivals for this route?
Answer : 30% of flights from O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) are late. If you’re on Spirit Airlines, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.

Question : What is the likelihood your flight will be delayed for this route?
Answer : The Chicago to San Diego route has a 74% on-time rate, ranking in the 39th percentile worldwide in getting their passengers to their destinations on schedule. When there is a delay, it averages about half an hour.

Question : Is this route your best bet for getting to San Diego with minimal delays?
Answer : Using the combined on-time percentage and average delay breakdown, Chicago to San Diego currently has a 2 out of a possible 5 star rating. A 2-star rating means you should feel rather worried about getting to San Diego on time.

Question : If you’re booking ORD to SAN, how many different options of departure times do you have?
Answer : Each day is different, but on average, you can expect to see nine available departure times. Compared to the average route departing the United States with five flight times, you'll have more options than most.

Question : What day of the week has the most flight time options?
Answer : When you’re flying from ORD to SAN, the day with the most flight times is Sunday, with 12 different options. The day of the week with the least amount of options is Thursday with only seven different times.

Question : About how long is the flight from Chicago to San Diego?
Answer : Flying from ORD to SAN typically takes about four hours and 22 minutes.