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ORD (Chicago) to SFO (San Francisco) Flights $178.39

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to San Francisco (ORD to SFO)

Question : Is there a preferred airline for getting to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on schedule?
Answer : Virgin America will have you to SFO on schedule 75% of the time. Don't spend more time waiting in an airport than you have to and stick with Virgin America on this route. If they are late for some reason though, the average delay is over half an hour.

Question : How long does it take to get from ORD to SFO?
Answer : United Airlines can get you there in four hours and 35 minutes. For example, if you were to leave Chicago at 7:15 PM CDT, you would arrive in San Francisco at 9:50 PM PDT (remember, there is a two-hour time difference).

Question : How often is the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) route delayed?
Answer : This particular route gets passengers to San Francisco International Airport on time 65% of the time, which puts it in the bottom half of the world. When there is a delay, it averages 41 minutes.

Question : Will you do what it takes to get the absolute cheapest flight?
Answer : Tuesday is your lowest-cost day to fly in the month of August. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.

Question : Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?
Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Sunday with 21 options. However, with only 17 flight times, Wednesday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.

Question : Do prices fluctuate more for this route than others?
Answer : Flight prices are fluctuating more for this route than the majority of routes in the United States, as they're ranging from $127 to $856. Remember, you can save by booking further in advance.

Question : Which airline is offering the cheapest flight from ORD to SFO?
Answer : United Airlines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $127, while prices for other flights are as high as $856.