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The cheapest flights to O'Hare Intl. found within the past 7 days were $168 round trip and $90 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 San Francisco Airport to ORD right now?
For information on any present ORD travel advice and quarantine requirements, visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Look before you book your flight, so you don’t get caught out.
Are there direct flights from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to O'Hare Airport?
Begin your getaway calm and relaxed and jet straight to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO). United Airlines and American Airlines are among the airlines that operate nonstop services on this route.
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 ORD, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from San Francisco Airport to O'Hare Airport?
Begin your travels feeling well-rested by enjoying some shut-eye and a meal during your flight to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). With a general travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), you’ll have more than enough time to indulge in both.
What is the flight distance from SFO to ORD?
Covering 1,850 mi between San Francisco Airport and San Francisco Airport calls for a glass of wine and a good movie. Recline your seat, get comfortable and enjoy the journey.
What airlines fly from San Francisco Airport to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)?
There are a couple of airlines with direct flights from SFO to ORD. United Airlines (UA) is one of the most reputable, and operates around 243 flights every month. You may want to also browse the deals on offer from American Airlines (AA). This airline operates 126 flights monthly on the San Francisco to Chicago route. Be sure to compare the two airlines to pick up the best fare.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with United Airlines, American Airlines or Delta you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
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.

 

Traveling From San Francisco Intl.
Traveling To O'Hare Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 8 hours 0 mins
Earliest Departure Time 5:19AM CST
Latest Departure Time 11:59PM CST
Lowest Flight Price $168

Route Info

Flight path for flights from San Francisco International Airport to O'Hare International Airport

Distance:
1,851.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on SFO to ORD Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
Alaska Airlines
Boeing 777-200 pax
American Airlines
Boeing 737-800 (winglets) pax
American Airlines
Boeing 747-400 pax
Delta Air Lines
Airbus A321-100/200
Delta Air Lines
Airbus A330-300
Delta Air Lines
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400 Dash 8Q
Jet Airways (India)
Embraer RJ145 Amazon
Jet Airways (India)
Fokker 50
United Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines
Airbus A330-200
United Airlines
Boeing 737 all pax models
United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 (winglets) pax
United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 pax
United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 pax
United Airlines
Boeing 747-400 pax
United Airlines
Boeing 767 all pax models
United Airlines
Boeing 767-300 pax
United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet
United Airlines
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400 Dash 8Q
United Airlines
Tupolev Tu134

Discover our best flights from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD. 

With 3 airlines to choose from on Travelocity, you can easily find the best option for you. Use our filters to sort by price, compare airlines, and find the most convenient flight times. 

 

Find our best return flights from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD at the right price  

Airfares to Chicago ORD from San Francisco SFO currently cost between $168 and $172. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way flights from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD on Travelocity starting at $90. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Get to Chicago ORD from San Francisco SFO quicker with direct flights. 

Get to Chicago faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to ORD from SFO to take around 8 hour(s) 0 min(s).  

 

Find our cheapest airfares for flights from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD

Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to ORD from SFO. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  

 

Get our best airfare deals for your flight from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, December is usually the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco SFO to Chicago ORD. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 

 

Book flexible airline tickets for flights to Chicago ORD from San Francisco SFO 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to ORD from SFO have this option.  

 

Travel with confidence when you book flights to Chicago ORD from San Francisco SFO with Travelocity 

We’ve secured fantastic deals with all the main airline carriers and it’s easy to compare, choose, and book with Travelocity. With 24/7 customer service and our free 'App', we’ll always keep you moving. 

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.