San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare

If it is your first time travelling to O'Hare International Airport then check out the airliners Fiji Airways, China Southern Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Japan Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Asiana Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Royal Jordanian, LOT, Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air China, Iberia, SAS, Aer Lingus, British Airways, American Airlines, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Air Canada and United Airlines. These airliners all offer direct flights that depart from San Francisco International, so you will find flying to O'Hare International Airport is quite easy. The official airport code for San Francisco International is SFO and for O'Hare International Airport it is ORD.

The cost of ticket prices to O'Hare International Airport United States can vary quite considerably if you travel at certain times of the week especially at weekends. 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! If it is possible, you should book your flights 2 or more months in advance as ticket prices will be substantially lower.

When arriving at O'Hare International Airport don’t forget to set your watch to the local time!

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from San Francisco International (SFO) to O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and the number of flights they operate each day.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
United Airlines108121315101100:0223:59
Air New Zealand98121315101100:0223:59
Air Canada98121315101100:0223:59
British Airways645666506:1123:58
American Airlines645666506:1123:58
Aer Lingus333553412:1518:41
Singapore Airlines222222200:3918:20
Gulf Air222222215:2321:02
Azul Brazilian Airlines222222217:0020:18
Alaska Airlines222222200:3918:20
Air China222222220:1321:43
Royal Jordanian222022213:2215:23
Japan Airlines111111120:5821:02
Austrian Airlines111111113:1114:44
Asiana Airlines111111122:5923:57
All Nippon Airways111111118:4120:18
Brussels Airlines001111117:1017:10
Fiji Airways010101020:5821:02
China Southern Airlines010101020:5821:02

United Airlines offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 00:02 and 23:59.

If you wish to book your flight with United Airlines then we advise you book direct from their website at / The best discounts can only be obtained from 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
Monday05:08, 06:04, 13:08, 14:44, 17:04, 18:07, 20:18, 21:43, 23:10 and 23:18
Tuesday00:15, 05:15, 13:18, 14:44, 17:00, 20:18, 21:43 and 23:57
Wednesday00:02, 05:08, 06:58, 14:44, 17:10, 18:41, 19:55, 20:13, 21:39, 22:59, 23:58 and 23:59
Thursday01:59, 05:08, 06:00, 06:58, 12:15, 13:11, 14:44, 17:10, 17:57, 18:41, 20:13, 21:39 and 22:59
Friday00:02, 01:59, 05:08, 06:00, 06:58, 12:15, 13:11, 14:44, 17:10, 18:41, 19:46, 20:13, 21:39, 22:59 and 23:58
Saturday05:08, 06:00, 06:58, 12:15, 13:11, 17:10, 20:13, 21:39, 23:07 and 23:58
Sunday05:08, 06:00, 06:58, 12:15, 13:11, 17:10, 18:41, 20:13, 21:39, 22:59 and 23:58

Other routes are also possible. Flying from a different airport may offer more convenient flight times, so below we have we have put a list of other routes that may well be suitable.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
San Francisco to Madison Dane County Regional02,845 km (1,768 miles)4 hours 9 minutes
San Francisco to Chicago Midway02,978 km (1,850 miles)4 hours 19 minutes

A useful tip to save money to exchange money before you go, or go to a bureau de change outside of the airport when you arrive. The exchange rate within the airport are not very good so try to avoid changing money their if you can.