Cheap flights from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA

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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, or Chicago Rockford International when they travel from Chicago to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between Chicago and San Francisco is 2968 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Chicago and San Francisco have 284 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Alcatraz, Big Sur, and Golden Gate Bridge.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Chicago to San Francisco in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Mon 12.02 - Sun 18.02

AirlineMon 12.02Tue 13.02Wed 14.02Thu 15.02Fri 16.02Sat 17.02Sun 18.02
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 19.02 - Sun 25.02

AirlineMon 19.02Tue 20.02Wed 21.02Thu 22.02Fri 23.02Sat 24.02Sun 25.02
---365656
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---1111---1

Weekly direct flights for Mon 26.02 - Sun 03.03

AirlineMon 26.02Tue 27.02Wed 28.02Thu 29.02Fri 01.03Sat 02.03Sun 03.03
5667667
3223323
1111111

Weekly direct flights for Mon 04.03 - Sun 10.03

AirlineMon 04.03Tue 05.03Wed 06.03Thu 07.03Fri 08.03Sat 09.03Sun 10.03
7668657
3223323
1111111

Check-in for a flight from Chicago to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAANoNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Alaska AirlinesASAASNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

San Francisco travel tips

1) Walk through San Francisco's Alamo Park among the Painted Ladies Victorian mansions
2) Head to Silicon Valley from San Francisco
3) Taste craft beer in San Francisco pubs

Weather in San Francisco

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January14°C7°C
February15°C7°C
March15°C8°C
April17°C9°C
May19°C10°C
June21°C12°C
July22°C13°C
August22°C14°C
September23°C14°C
October21°C13°C
November17°C10°C
December13°C8°C
Hottest Month
23°C
September
Coldest month
7°C
January
Sunny days
331
days per year

14 day forecast

Sunday
11 Feb
13°C9°C
18 Feb
81%
12°C11°C
Monday
12 Feb
13°C9°C
19 Feb
81%
14°C12°C
Tuesday
13 Feb
13°C10°C
20 Feb
89%
15°C11°C
Wednesday
14 Feb
78%
14°C10°C
21 Feb
14°C10°C
Thursday
15 Feb
75%
15°C11°C
22 Feb
16°C10°C
Friday
16 Feb
16°C11°C
23 Feb
15°C10°C
Saturday
17 Feb
78%
14°C12°C
24 Feb
15°C11°C

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