Flights from San Francisco to Chicago

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from San Francisco to Chicago

Favorite airline: American Airlines
Flight tickets on the route San Francisco – Chicago are most frequently booked with American Airlines.
American Airlines
12 %
United Airlines
10 %
Alaska Airlines
8 %
Direct flights are more expensive
Flights with a stopover are on average $11.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
04h 20min
07h 54min
14h 15min
The favorite connection is non-stop
37 % of travelers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
04h 20min, from $195
37 %
1 stopover Los Angeles International Airport, CA
09h 23min, from $203
14 %
1 stopover Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA
07h 45min, from $261
12 %

Flight information: San Francisco - Chicago

Cheapest outbound flight from $63.00
Roundtrip from $165.97
Flight duration min. 03:53 / max. 07:10
Return flight duration min. 04:33/ max. 11:40
Distance 2990 km
Flights per week 154
Departure airport San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO)
Arrival airport Chicago-IL all Airports (ORD, MDW, RFD) (CHI)
Destination country United States