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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Santa Fe, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla when they travel from San Diego 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 San Diego and Chicago is 2771 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. San Diego and Chicago have 344 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from San Diego to Chicago

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Chicago takes around 4.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and Chicago?
The flight distance between San Diego and Chicago is 2771 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Phoenix, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans, Dallas, San Francisco.
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, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including McClellan–Palomar, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Muskegon County.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound.
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