Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco

Airliners including Fiji Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Southern Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Austrian Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Alaska Airlines, Japan Airlines, Iberia, Gulf Air, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Lufthansa, Air China, SAS, British Airways, Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Air Canada and United Airlines all offer direct flights between San Francisco International to O'Hare International Airport. The official airport code for O'Hare International Airport is ORD and for San Francisco International it is SFO.

The cost of flights varies on the time and day you fly. If you know the dates you wish to travel then book you flights as soon as you can. The earlier you book your lights the cheaper they will be. You can get saving of up to 50% of you book 2 or 3 months in advance! We advise all our viewers to book well in advance. This way you will get the low priced tickets available.

On arriving at San Francisco International please note the time difference, the time zone at San Francisco International is 6.0 GMT compared to 8.0 GMT at O'Hare International Airport.

The table below displays the numbers of daily flights from O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to San Francisco International (SFO) and the relevant airlines that fly.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
United Airlines88111312101306:0023:57
Air New Zealand88111312101206:0023:57
Air Canada88111312101206:0023:57
American Airlines534555507:0420:20
Aer Lingus235543515:3523:57
British Airways433444407:0420:20
Air China333333306:0010:00
Azul Brazilian Airlines222222208:2910:00
Gulf Air221222214:3817:05
Japan Airlines211222207:0410:55
Singapore Airlines211222107:3017:40
Royal Jordanian212022217:0120:20
Alaska Airlines211222107:3017:40
Austrian Airlines111111115:3516:05
Asiana Airlines111111117:5918:28
China Southern Airlines101111107:0417:01
All Nippon Airways110111106:0006:56
Brussels Airlines100111115:3516:05
Fiji Airways010101017:0117:05

United Airlines is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 10 a week with times that vary between 06:00 and 23:57.

Would you like to book your flight? Bookings can be made direct with United Airlines on their website /

The flight time for United Airlines vary based on the month you will travel, but below we has summarised the most common times they will fly. We recommend you only take these times as guidance and check with United Airlines for the exact times for the date you depart.

DayFlying Time
Monday06:00, 08:30, 10:00, 11:25, 13:00, 16:05, 18:11 and 20:33
Tuesday06:00, 08:30, 10:00, 11:33, 13:05, 16:05, 17:59 and 20:19
Wednesday08:29, 09:21, 10:00, 11:33, 13:05, 14:01, 15:35, 16:05, 18:28, 20:16 and 23:57
Thursday06:00, 06:56, 08:29, 09:21, 10:00, 11:33, 13:05, 14:01, 15:35, 16:05, 18:28, 20:16 and 21:11
Friday06:00, 06:56, 08:29, 09:06, 10:00, 11:33, 13:05, 14:01, 15:35, 18:28, 20:16 and 21:11
Saturday06:56, 08:29, 09:23, 10:00, 11:33, 13:12, 14:01, 15:45, 20:16 and 21:11
Sunday06:56, 08:29, 09:40, 10:00, 11:33, 13:12, 14:01, 15:51, 15:55, 18:18, 19:00, 20:16 and 23:57

Instead of flying from O'Hare International Airport you could consider a few airports that are close by. Please see that table below of alternative routes.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Chicago O'Hare to Reno02,683 km (1,667 miles)3 hours 58 minutes
Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento02,862 km (1,778 miles)4 hours 11 minutes
Chicago O'Hare to Mineta San Jose02,937 km (1,825 miles)4 hours 16 minutes
Chicago O'Hare to Oakland02,947 km (1,831 miles)4 hours 17 minutes

Over the past 10 years flight regulations have become very strict so we advise you to leave plenty of time to check in and get through customs.