Flights from Chicago to San Diego

Typical flight prices, connection options, and distance information for Chicago (ORD) to San Diego (SAN) flights is listed below. Also provided is the relative popularity of the various airport layovers and the cost per mile for frequent flyers looking for a mileage run. The average one way airfares can help a traveler compare flight prices and find low cost / cheap flight deals from Chicago to San Diego. Select a table header to sort.

Flight Route Popularity Distance (Miles) Avg Cost One Way ($) Avg Cost Per Mile ($)
ORD SAN 1880 1723 291.47 0.17
ORD CID DEN SAN 006 1741 275.51 0.16
ORD DEN SAN 013 1741 508.32 0.29
ORD DSM DEN SAN 005 1741 178.14 0.10
ORD PHX SAN 118 1744 238.76 0.14
ORD LAS SAN 006 1772 203.23 0.11
ORD MSN DEN SAN 007 1787 208.31 0.12
ORD LAX SAN 064 1854 256.56 0.14
ORD MSP SAN 025 1866 269.40 0.14
ORD MSP DEN SAN 005 1867 294.43 0.16
ORD SLC SAN 015 1876 216.21 0.12
ORD STL DEN SAN 006 1881 291.02 0.15
ORD STL LAX SAN 005 1959 189.24 0.10
ORD DFW SAN 028 1973 304.54 0.15
ORD STL DFW SAN 005 1979 188.83 0.10
ORD MEM DFW SAN 005 2095 387.62 0.19
ORD IAH SAN 019 2228 249.02 0.11
ORD SFO SAN 034 2293 308.28 0.13
ORD SEA SAN 008 2771 320.58 0.12

The ORD SAN direct flight itinerary was the most frequently used from Chicago to San Diego. ORD STL DFW SAN had the lowest average cost per mile: $0.10 – good for earning more frequent flyer miles.

Potential stopover or connecting airport cities when flying from ORD to SAN may include:

  • Los Angeles – LAX
  • Madison – MSN
  • Phoenix – PHX
  • Minneapolis – MSP
  • Seattle – SEA
  • Dallas/Ft.Worth – DFW
  • St. Louis – STL
  • San Francisco – SFO
  • Des Moines – DSM
  • Denver – DEN
  • Houston – IAH
  • Las Vegas – LAS
  • Cedar Rapids/Iowa City – CID
  • Memphis – MEM
  • Salt Lake City – SLC

Flights between San Diego California and Chicago Illinois are compared in the table above. This page can help those interested in mileage runs deals and flying distance as well as best flight prices for tickets. It is relevant to booking cheap flights departing from Chicago IL and arriving San Diego CA and also to the average cost of flights or one way flight fares.