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How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to San Francisco

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to San Francisco?

September. The cheapest time of year to fly to San Francisco from Chicago is September. The most expensive is March.

How far in advance should you book Chicago to San Francisco flights?

51 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to San Francisco is approximately 51 days to departure

How many flights depart from Chicago to San Francisco on average per day?

The number of flights available between Chicago and San Francisco is 58 per day as of June 2024. The most frequent departure time is 6:00, with 39% of daily flights leaving at midday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to San Francisco on average per week?

As of June 2024, 407 flights take off from Chicago and land in San Francisco each week. The most common flight departure day for this route is Monday, with 16% of weekly flights taking off on this day.

Cheap Chicago to San Francisco (CHI to SFO) flight deals and tips

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to San Francisco

Direct flights

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There are no direct flights from Chicago to San Francisco. There are no popular flight routes from Chicago to San Francisco.

  • How far is Chicago to San Francisco by plane?

    The distance between Chicago and San Francisco is about 2981,9 km.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Chicago to San Francisco Airport?

    Prices for flights from Chicago to San Francisco Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Chicago to San Francisco Airport?

    The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from Chicago to San Francisco Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to San Francisco Airport?

    The travel and health documents required for your trip to San Francisco Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s licence, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at San Francisco Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal from Chicago to San Francisco?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to San Francisco from Chicago.

Can I find flights from Chicago to San Francisco with flexible booking policies on momondo?

All flight searches from Chicago to San Francisco on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights from Chicago to San Francisco?

Once you have performed a search in the form on the page, momondo provides useful filters and insights. We can show you the cheapest days and times to fly as well as help filter your options to help you make an informed choice when booking flights to San Francisco from Chicago.

I’m not ready to book a flight from Chicago to San Francisco right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to San Francisco, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to San Francisco from Chicago and alert you when they change.


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