Flights from Chicago to San Francisco

Typical flight prices, connection options, and distance information for Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) 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 Francisco. Select a table header to sort.

Flight Route Popularity Distance (Miles) Avg Cost One Way ($) Avg Cost Per Mile ($)
ORD SFO 4448 1846 353.56 0.19
ORD SLC SFO 017 1849 306.03 0.17
ORD CID DEN SFO 012 1855 321.81 0.17
ORD DEN SFO 029 1855 439.95 0.24
ORD DSM DEN SFO 018 1855 272.07 0.15
ORD OMA DEN SFO 005 1855 285.22 0.15
ORD SJC SFO 032 1859 283.33 0.15
ORD RNO SFO 013 1863 242.66 0.13
ORD SMF SFO 021 1867 407.79 0.22
ORD PIA DEN SFO 008 1890 305.21 0.16
ORD MSN DEN SFO 034 1901 275.68 0.15
ORD MCI SFO 005 1902 641.18 0.34
ORD MSP SFO 096 1923 338.51 0.18
ORD MSN MSP SFO 009 1925 289.45 0.15
ORD LAS SFO 040 1928 277.68 0.14
ORD MSP DEN SFO 009 1981 322.83 0.16
ORD STL SFO 018 1993 389.11 0.20
ORD STL DEN SFO 009 1995 470.57 0.24
ORD SGF DEN SFO 005 2042 414.69 0.20
ORD LAX SFO 226 2082 294.67 0.14
ORD PHX SFO 139 2091 262.07 0.13
ORD LAX SBA SFO 013 2096 318.84 0.15
ORD SNA SFO 023 2098 319.25 0.15
ORD SAN SFO 060 2170 388.58 0.18
ORD DFW SFO 032 2266 311.83 0.14
ORD PDX SFO 027 2289 410.11 0.18
ORD CVG SFO 005 2301 209.81 0.09
ORD DTW SFO 006 2314 380.58 0.16
ORD LIT DFW SFO 006 2320 393.66 0.17
ORD SEA SFO 056 2400 466.28 0.19
ORD AUS SFO 007 2482 548.38 0.22
ORD IAH SFO 005 2560 822.53 0.32
ORD IAD SFO 005 3008 1945.21 0.65
ORD EWR SFO 009 3284 399.01 0.12
ORD LGA EWR SFO 005 3315 927.20 0.28
ORD LGA JFK SFO 015 3330 603.17 0.18
ORD BOS SFO 010 3571 696.42 0.20

The ORD SFO direct flight itinerary was the most frequently used from Chicago to San Francisco. ORD CVG SFO had the lowest average cost per mile: $0.09 – good for earning more frequent flyer miles.

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

  • Santa Barbara – SBA
  • Los Angeles – LAX
  • Madison – MSN
  • Phoenix – PHX
  • Minneapolis – MSP
  • Seattle – SEA
  • Dallas/Ft.Worth – DFW
  • St. Louis – STL
  • Sacramento – SMF
  • Washington – IAD
  • Little Rock – LIT
  • Detroit – DTW
  • Omaha – OMA
  • Kansas City – MCI
  • Peoria – PIA
  • Des Moines – DSM
  • Denver – DEN
  • Newark – EWR
  • New York – JFK
  • Houston – IAH
  • Las Vegas – LAS
  • Reno – RNO
  • Cedar Rapids/Iowa City – CID
  • New York – LGA
  • Portland – PDX
  • Springfield – SGF
  • San Jose – SJC
  • Boston – BOS
  • Cincinnati – CVG
  • Austin – AUS
  • San Diego – SAN
  • Santa Ana – SNA
  • Salt Lake City – SLC

Flights between San Francisco 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 Francisco CA and also to the average cost of flights or one way flight fares.