$84 Cheap Flights from Orange County (SNA) to Chicago (ORD)

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Cheap Flights from John Wayne to O'Hare Intl.

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at $84 for one-way flights and $168 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flight from Orange County to Chicago route information
Origin AirportJohn Wayne
Destination AirportO'Hare Intl.
Airlines ServingAlaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United
Flight Price$168
Distance1721 mi

Orange County to Chicago Flights

Whether you’re looking for a grand adventure or just want to get away for a last-minute break, flights from Orange County to Chicago offer the perfect respite. Not only does exploring Chicago 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 Orange County to Chicago 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 SNA to ORD 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 Chicago are only a plane trip away. Book your travel arrangements with us today!

If you would like to book flights to Chicago more flexibly many prefer to purchase one-way tickets with options to take different airlines. A one way ticket to Chicago is $84 now!

Frequently asked questions

How much is a flight from SNA to O'Hare Airport?
Within the past 7 days on Expedia, for flights departing within the next year, the lowest price quoted for a round-trip journey between John Wayne Airport (SNA) and O’Hare Airport was $168. Fares this cheap don’t wait forever, so make sure you book yours today. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
Do I need to pay a cancellation fee if I cancel my flight from SNA to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)?
This can vary between airlines, as each has its own set of terms and conditions. Head to the Customer Service Portal, where there are simple instructions on how to cancel your flight online.
How do I find cheap flights from John Wayne Airport to O'Hare Airport 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 John Wayne Airport to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) flights, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
How many hours is the flight from John Wayne Airport (SNA) to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)?
Lasting around 4 hours and 8 minutes, the flight between John Wayne Airport and O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) is a great opportunity to do some last-minute trip planning. Why not use some of this time to fine tune your itinerary for Chicago?
How far is the flight from John Wayne Airport (SNA) to O'Hare Airport?
It’s around 1,740 mi (2,800 km) between Santa Ana and Chicago, so expect to be strapped into your seat for a while. Keep yourself occupied with things like your e-reader or the latest bestseller.
Which airlines fly direct from John Wayne Airport to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)?
United Airlines (UA) is one of the top choices for travelers jetting between SNA and ORD. Select from the 117 flights it offers on this route each month. Like more options? Have a look at the ticket prices from American Airlines (AA). This carrier offers 91 flights a month between these airports.
Are John Wayne Airport to ORD flight tickets cheaper when they're purchased at the last minute?
Flight prices fluctuate, so there are no guarantees. While last-minute flight deals between SNA and O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) are of course possible, it also makes sense to keep an eye on prices well before you fly. In fact, some carriers release their prices up to 12 months prior to the departure date. Expedia is continuously updating the best bargains around, so keep checking back and be ready to pounce when fare prices drop.
Can I fly from John Wayne Airport to ORD right now?
To see what travel restrictions and quarantine requirements are in place for different citizens flying from SNA to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) please visit our COVID 19 travel advisor portal link
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