$146 Cheap Flights from Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO)

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Cheap Flights from Chicago to San Francisco (ORD-SFO)

Prices were available within the past 7 days and start at $146 for one-way flights and $281 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO)
Origin airport
O'Hare Intl.
Destination airport
San Francisco Intl.
Airlines serving
Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines, United
Roundtrip price
1842 mi
Average flight time
2 hours 36 mins

Chicago to San Francisco Flights

Whether you’re looking for a grand adventure or just want to get away for a last-minute break, flights from Chicago to San Francisco offer the perfect respite. Not only does exploring San Francisco provide the chance to make some magical memories, dip into delectable dishes, and tour the local landmarks, but the cheap airfare means you won’t bust your budget. So no matter whether your ideal itinerary involves flying one way, non-stop, or round trip, you’re bound to find flights that match your schedule on Expedia, and at prices that won’t shock your wallet.

Bagging a cheap flight from Chicago to San Francisco may mean more dollars to spend on for one-of-a-kind souvenirs when you arrive, but it doesn’t mean you have to skimp on your travel experience, as Expedia offers a sizzling selection of cheap airlines that’ll put you in your happy place on their planes, whether that’s getting lost in a hair-raising airport thriller, dreaming on the passing landscape over a glass of bubbly, or jotting down your vacation bucket list at 38,000 feet. There’s also bound to be plenty of opportunities to snap a few photos of the high life that will make your friends green with envy. After all, enjoying the journey is part of the fun.

With so many affordable flights and so many wonderful adventures awaiting you, there’s no reason to put off booking a fantastic flight from ORD to SFO today. So don’t leave it to the last minute to make your dream trip a reality: pack your bags with your go-to travel accessories, put together your list of must-see attractions and can’t-miss activities, and get ready to broaden your horizons – with Expedia, the wonders of San Francisco are only a plane trip away. Book your travel arrangements with us today!

If you would like to book flights to San Francisco more flexibly many prefer to purchase one-way tickets with options to take different airlines. A one way ticket to San Francisco is $146 now!

Frequently asked questions

How much is a flight from O'Hare Airport to SFO?
Round-trip journeys between O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) and San Francisco Airport start from $281. This is based on fares available within the last 7 days on Expedia for flights departing within the next year — book now so you don’t miss out. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
Do I need to pay a cancellation fee if I cancel my flight from O'Hare Airport to San Francisco Airport?
Each air carrier has its own set of terms and conditions. If you do decide to cancel, follow the simple instructions on our Customer Service Portal.
How do I find cheap flights from ORD to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) that have flexible change policies?
Many airlines offer the option to reschedule your flight without a change fee. All you pay is the difference between the original flight and the new flight. When you’re searching for O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to San Francisco Airport flights, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
How many hours is the flight from O'Hare Airport to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)?
Consider bringing your own on-board entertainment, as it takes roughly 4 hours and 47 minutes to reach San Francisco Airport from O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). A good set of noise-canceling headphones will be useful too.
How far is the flight from ORD to SFO?
The flight distance between O’Hare Airport and SFO is 1865 mi. Bring a drink, a few snacks and an interesting book to read. Keep yourself entertained and time will zip by.
Which airlines fly direct from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to SFO?
Whether you need a return or one-way flight, you’ll have your choice of airlines that will take you directly from O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to SFO. Here are some of the most popular ones:

  • United Airlines - (UA) with 243 monthly flights
  • American Airlines - (AA) with 69 monthly flights
  • Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 30 monthly flights
  • Aer Lingus - (EI) with 13 monthly flights

Are O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to San Francisco Airport flight tickets cheaper when they're purchased at the last minute?
Flight prices fluctuate, so it’s no sure thing. While last-minute flight deals between O’Hare Airport and SFO are possible, it’s also a good idea to keep track of prices well before you fly. In fact, some air carriers release their prices up to 12 months before the departure date. Expedia is continuously updating the best airfare bargains around, so keep checking back and be ready to secure your seat when the price dips.
Can I fly from ORD to SFO right now?
To see what travel restrictions and quarantine requirements are in place for different citizens flying from ORD to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) please visit our COVID 19 travel advisor portal link.
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