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Cheap ORD to SFO Flights

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Chicago to San Francisco Route Information
Origin Airport O'Hare Intl.
Destination Airport San Francisco Intl.
Flight Price $186
Distance 1,842 mi
Airlines Serving Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines, United

Chicago

$248.40

Cheap ORD to SFO Flights

  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Chicago to San Francisco?
    Answer : If you are flying on United Airlines, your flight will be around four hours and 35 minutes. For example, if you were to leave Chicago at 7:15 PM CST, you would arrive in San Francisco at 9:50 PM PST (don't forget, there is a two-hour time difference).
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Chicago to San Francisco?
    Answer : Booking with Alaska Airlines means you will arrive to San Francisco pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this timely airline has a 79% on-time average. Of course, it never hurts to be prepared. If you’re on NetJets Aviation, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.
  • Question : How much time do people spend in San Francisco?
    Answer : The average time spent in San Francisco by passengers from Chicago is five days.
  • Question : What day of the week has the most flight time options?
    Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Sunday with 51 options. The day with the least amount of options is Friday with 38 different departures.
  • Question : What is the cheapest airline flying from Chicago to San Francisco?
    Answer : Flight prices are hitting highs of $1,027 over the next three months when flying to SFO from ORD. Check out American Airlines, as customers have been booking flights at just $160.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to San Francisco (SFO) from Chicago (ORD)?
    Answer : Cost can range from $160 to $1,027, prices for ORD to SFO fluctuate less than most routes in the United States. However, usually the sooner you book, the better the price.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly to San Francisco?
    Answer : Jan 27th has bookings (as of Jan 21st) as cheap as $160. That comes in 43% below the average price for this route. Saving now means you'll have more cash in your hand for your trip.

Jan 12, 2019

Newer airplane....

Jan 5, 2019

Middle seat not that great, but free!

Jan 4, 2019

Only downside is the flight was late.

Jan 1, 2019

SFO is hugely incompetent. Wheels down 1 hour ago; 30+ minutes waiting to de-plane; slowest baggage claim I’ve ever seen.

Dec 27, 2018

we prefer Alaska due to generous baggage allowance and free in-flight movies. thank you!

Dec 22, 2018

I would have liked more recent movies for viewing

Dec 18, 2018

Love that I was able to watch free movies and shows.

Dec 10, 2018

Nice staff

Dec 9, 2018

I am a nurse. There was a gentleman that had a seizure during the flight. I was requested to assess. The man was safe and writer felt once the plane lands paramedics should take him to hospital for further evaluation. Flight staff were very appreciative of my support.

Dec 7, 2018

Free charging and in flight WiFi and free movies great