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Cheap Flights from Chicago to San Antonio, TX, United States - CHI to SAT Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:51 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to San Antonio Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:51 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $277
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $277
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $277
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $277
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $277
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $277
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $277
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $277
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $277
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $277

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to San Antonio (CHI to SAT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to San Antonio, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $304.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to San Antonio (CHI to SAT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to San Antonio based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to San Antonio

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to San Antonio should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $723 $502
7-14 days $401 $405
14-21 days $317 $325
21-30 days $317 $325
30-60 days $317 $325
60-90 days $277 $285
90+ days $277 $281

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to San Antonio

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to San Antonio.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$310 $277 $302 $300 $317 $317 $305

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to San Antonio

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to San Antonio.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago San Antonio American 5/28/16 6/5/16 2 $502
June Chicago San Antonio American 6/17/16 6/22/16 0 $317
July Chicago San Antonio American 7/6/16 7/12/16 0 $317
August Chicago San Antonio American 8/24/16 8/27/16 0 $277
September Chicago San Antonio American 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $277
October Chicago San Antonio American 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 $277
November Chicago San Antonio American 11/10/16 11/14/16 0 $283
December Chicago San Antonio American 12/6/16 12/14/16 0 $282

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to San Antonio

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to San Antonio.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$957
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$957 $569
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$569 $401
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$401 $327
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$327 $327
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$327

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to San Antonio (CHI to SAT)

Your Chicago to San Antonio flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to San Antonio is $307.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to San Antonio is $288.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to San Antonio.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to San Antonio
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:09 20:15
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:55 19:43

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to San Antonio (CHI to SAT)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to San Antonio. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to San Antonio is $158.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to San Antonio is $288.

Chicago to San Antonio Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to San Antonio?
Answer: The average Chicago to San Antonio flight time is 2 hours and 46 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and San Antonio?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to San Antonio is 1041 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to San Antonio?
Answer: There are 41 direct flights from Chicago to San Antonio.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to San Antonio?
Answer: United Airlines provides 51% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and San Antonio.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to San Antonio?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to San Antonio (CHI to SAT) Number of flights searched: 228Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:51 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to San Antonio with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to San Antonio.

Chicago to San Antonio
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and San Antonio, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United $117
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $178
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $152
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $106
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $207

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Antonio - SAT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to San Antonio American, Alaska, Frontier, United $284
Indianapolis to San Antonio American, Frontier, United $273
Grand Rapids to San Antonio American, United $342
Madison to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $363
Peoria to San Antonio American, United $372
Green Bay to San Antonio American, United $392
Appleton to San Antonio United $508
Moline to San Antonio American, United $372
Ft Wayne to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $370
Toledo to San Antonio American $432
Bloomington - Normal to San Antonio American $372
Lansing to San Antonio American, United $404
Springfield to San Antonio American, United $372
Kalamazoo to San Antonio American, United $372
Dubuque to San Antonio American $376
Champaign to San Antonio American $472
South Bend to San Antonio American, United $384
Indianapolis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $217
Milwaukee to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Frontier, United $118
Cheap Flights from Chicago to San Antonio, TX, United States, from $277 Round trip from CHI to SAT