Cheap flights from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL

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Cheapest one-way trip

$81

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$217

Cheapest round-trip

$149

Average round-trip

$244

Nonstop flights in December

$217 – $638

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$149

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Travelers usually depart from Sacramento International, Sacramento, CA - Greyhound Station, Sacramento Bus Stop, Sacramento, CA - Valley Station, or Sacramento-Midtown Bus stop when they travel from Sacramento to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Sacramento and Chicago is 2862 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines. Sacramento and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Sacramento to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sacramento, SAC can enter Chicago, ORD.

Departure

Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sacramento to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sacramento and Chicago takes around 4.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sacramento and Chicago?
The flight distance between Sacramento and Chicago is 2862 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sacramento and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Sacramento and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sacramento?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sacramento and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles, Dallas, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Cancún, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Orlando, Mexico City, San Diego, Cincinnati, Houston, New York, Tampa, Raleigh, Austin.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, London, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Rome.
What airports are near Sacramento?
The main airport in Sacramento is Sacramento Executive Airport. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, Reno–Tahoe International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Redding Municipal, Merced Regional.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, South Bend International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What buses and trains depart from Sacramento?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Sacramento, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sacramento and Chicago?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sacramento and Chicago thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sacramento and Chicago can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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