Cheap flights from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA

Flights starting at $54. Choose between United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, or Frontier Airlines to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to San Francisco

Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, or Chicago Rockford International when they travel from Chicago to San Francisco. The distance between Chicago and San Francisco is 2982 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Chicago and San Francisco have 97 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Big Sur, Alcatraz, 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 Sun 12.05 - Sat 18.05

AirlineSun 12.05Mon 13.05Tue 14.05Wed 15.05Thu 16.05Fri 17.05Sat 18.05
---398------8
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Weekly direct flights for Sun 19.05 - Sat 25.05

AirlineSun 19.05Mon 20.05Tue 21.05Wed 22.05Thu 23.05Fri 24.05Sat 25.05
------33------9
------------------2
---1---1---11

Weekly direct flights for Sun 26.05 - Sat 01.06

AirlineSun 26.05Mon 27.05Tue 28.05Wed 29.05Thu 30.05Fri 31.05Sat 01.06
------101111108
------22222
---------1---11

Weekly direct flights for Sun 02.06 - Sat 08.06

AirlineSun 02.06Mon 03.06Tue 04.06Wed 05.06Thu 06.06Fri 07.06Sat 08.06
---561111109
---112222
---1---1---11

Check-in for a flight from Chicago to San Francisco

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

Weather in San Francisco

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January14°C7°C
February15°C8°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
332
days per year

14 day forecast

Tuesday
14 May
17°C10°C
21 May
15°C10°C
Wednesday
15 May
17°C11°C
22 May
16°C11°C
Thursday
16 May
17°C12°C
23 May
15°C11°C
Friday
17 May
17°C11°C
24 May
13°C10°C
Saturday
18 May
16°C11°C
25 May
14°C11°C
Sunday
19 May
15°C11°C
26 May
14°C11°C
Monday
20 May
16°C10°C
27 May
15°C11°C

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