Favorite airline: United Airlines
Most travelers looking for flights on the route from Chicago to San Francisco decide to book flights with United Airlines.
United Airlines
24 %
Alaska Airlines
8 %
American Airlines
2 %
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are $11.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
05h 00min
06h 50min
$298
$309
Favourite connection: via Los Angeles
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Los Angeles, making up 44 % of bookings.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Los Angeles International Airport, CA
06h 50min, from $309
44 %
Direct flights
05h 00min, from $298
35 %
1 stopover Denver International Airport, CO
08h 45min, from $356
10 %
Round trip from $298.00
A roundtrip costing only $298.00 is for example available departing 03/16/2019 and returning 03/24/2019.

$298
Cheap
$0
Expensive
$0

Flights from Chicago to San Francisco

The flight route from Chicago (CHI) to San Francisco (SFO) is popular among all sorts of travelers- both business passengers and those simply seeking the refuge of Californian weather- with between 17 and 26 flights daily. It will take you just under 5 hours to travel the 1850 miles across the country. Airlines offering a direct flight are: American, Virgin America, Southwest and United.

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Cheap flights

There are several airlines offering a low-cost air ticket option so that you can have more to spend on your trip. For the lowest price, book flight tickets as far in advance as possible, while trying to avoid weekends and popular vacation times. Comparing prices on a flight price comparison will also help you find the lowest price.

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Destination San Francisco

Once you have landed, getting around town is easy and, given that it's San Francisco, often stylish. A rail service is operated by BART  in the form of express trains that go to the north, to downtown as well as East Bay. The railway station can be found near the International Terminal and can be reached by riding the AirTrain. Caltrain provides rail service between San Francisco and San Jose, with weekday commute-hour service to Gilroy. Buses, taxis and shuttles will also take passengers from the airport to various destinations in the region. 

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