$169 American Airlines Cheap Flights from Chicago to San Diego

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Amazing American Airlines ORD to SAN Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to San Diego Intl. found within the past 7 days were $187 round trip and $169 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to SAN right now?
It’s prudent to learn about any quarantine requirements and travel advice reports in place in your destination city. Make sure you visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date information on flying to SAN.
What terminal is American Airlines at O'Hare Airport?
At O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD), American Airlines flights to SAN often head out from terminal 3. Need to know exactly which terminal you’ll be arriving at? It’ll likely be terminal 2.
Are there American Airlines non-stop flights from ORD to SAN?
With American Airlines offering nonstop services between ORD and San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), your next exciting adventure is a plane ride away. Kiss goodbye to the stress and luggage mix-ups often associated with stopovers, and reserve your seat today.
How long is an American Airlines flight from ORD to SAN?
Throw that book in your carry-on you’ve been eager to read. A flight from O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to San Diego Airport with American Airlines takes an average of 5 hours and 13 minutes. You’ll have ample time to get totally swept up in the plot.
What type of aircraft does American Airlines fly from ORD to SAN?
If you plan to travel from ORD to SAN with American Airlines, you’ll likely be taking to the skies on the Boeing 737-800.
How many direct and indirect flights does American Airlines fly from ORD to SAN?
American Airlines currently offers roughly 5 flights daily from ORD to San Diego Airport.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to San Diego Airport, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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Discover our best American Airlines flight from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN 

To find the best deals on flights to Chicago from San Diego with American Airlines, just enter your travel dates, filter by American Airlines, and hit search. You’ll find 2 flights to choose from and can sort by price, flight duration, and arrival or departure time.  

 

Return flights from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN with American Airlines 

If you’re planning a round trip, booking return flights with American Airlines is usually the most cost-effective option. With airfares ranging from $187 to $195, it’s easy to find a flight that suits your budget. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way American Airlines flights from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN 

A one-way ticket gives you much greater flexibility—allowing you to choose your return date, destination, and time whenever you’re ready. By booking in advance you can find great deals on one-way tickets too. Right now, a one-way American Airlines flight from Chicago to San Diego costs from $169. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

The easy way to find cheap flights to San Diego SAN from  Chicago ORD with American Airlines 

To find a cheap American Airlines flight from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN, sort your search results by price or filter by budget. Thanks to Travelocity’s Price Match Promise, if you find a better airfare deal anywhere else within 24 hours, we’ll credit or refund the difference. 

 

How to find our best airfare deals on American Airlines flights from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN 

If you’re looking for cheap flights, it helps to be flexible when it comes to your travel dates. You’ll usually find lower cost tickets when you travel during quieter months such as February, or if you book a flight with a stopover. 

 

Find nonstop flights from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN with American Airlines 

If you’re keen to be on San Diego soil fast, don’t waste time with a stopover—filter your search results to show direct American Airlines flights only. The journey takes around 4 hour(s) 27 min(s) – so you’ll be there before you know it. 

 

Flexible airline tickets for American Airlines flights from Chicago ORD to San Diego SAN 

Make sure you’re not out of pocket if plans change by choosing a flexible ticket with penalty-free amendment and cancellation options. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights have this option.  

 

There are a lot of reasons to book your flights to San Diego SAN from  Chicago ORD with American Airlines on Travelocity 

At Travelocity our vast and up-to-the-minute inventory puts all of our best flight deals in one place. So, whether you’re traveling on business or jetting off with friends and family, you can trust Travelocity to get you there.

American Airlines Airports
Hop on a(n) American Airlines flight today by flying to many destinations out of these domestic and international airports:
Airport Code
Country
Airport Name
Number of Flights
DFWUSADallas-Fort Worth Intl.599
CLTUSACharlotte-Douglas Intl.536
ORDUSAO'Hare Intl.317
PHLUSAPhiladelphia Intl.247
MIAUSAMiami Intl.193
DCAUSARonald Reagan Washington National152
PHXUSASky Harbor Intl.141
LAXUSALos Angeles Intl.81
LGAUSALaGuardia72
BOSUSALogan Intl.57

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