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Flights from Sacramento to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:42 AM

Sacramento to Chicago Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:42 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Chicago. Alaska & American frequently offer the best deals on Sacramento to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SMFCHI
Wed 10/12
1 stop
CHISMF
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$264
Select
Alaska
SMFCHI
Wed 10/12
1 stop
CHISMF
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$264
Select
Alaska
SMFCHI
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CHISMF
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$264
Select
Alaska
SMFCHI
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CHISMF
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$264
Select
Alaska
SMFCHI
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CHISMF
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$264
Select
American
SMFCHI
Fri 11/11
1 stop
CHISMF
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$286
Select
American
SMFCHI
Sat 12/3
1 stop
CHISMF
Tue 12/6
1 stop
$286
Select
United
SMFCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHISMF
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$297
Select
United
SMFCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHISMF
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$297
Select
United
SMFCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHISMF
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$297
Select
United
SMFCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
CHISMF
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$297
Select
United
SMFCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHISMF
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$297
Select
JetBlue
SMFCHI
Fri 10/21
1 stop
CHISMF
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$455
Select

How Much is a Flight from Sacramento to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $281.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Sacramento to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Sacramento to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Sacramento to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $654 $328
7-14 days $297 $264
14-21 days $297 $264
21-30 days $297 $264
30-60 days $297 $264
60-90 days $297 $264
90+ days $297 $264

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to Chicago

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sacramento to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$272 $264 $264 $292 $286 $264 $325

Compare Flight Prices from Sacramento to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Sacramento to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Sacramento Chicago United 9/30/16 10/4/16 2 $666
October Sacramento Chicago Alaska 10/12/16 10/18/16 1 $264
November Sacramento Chicago Alaska 11/16/16 11/30/16 1 $264
December Sacramento Chicago Alaska 12/6/16 12/13/16 1 $264
January Sacramento Chicago Alaska 1/17/17 1/31/17 1 $264
February Sacramento Chicago United 2/10/17 2/15/17 1 $325
March Sacramento Chicago United 3/7/17 3/14/17 1 $398
April Sacramento Chicago American 4/5/17 4/12/17 1 $410

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sacramento to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Sacramento to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$466
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$466 $305
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$305 $325
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$325 $268
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$268 $271
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$271

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sacramento to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Sacramento to Chicago is $417.

The average price for direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago is $297.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Sacramento to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:27 10:27
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:35 13:30
Southwest 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 06:30 14:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sacramento to Chicago

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 Sacramento to Chicago. 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 Sacramento to Chicago is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Chicago is $415.

Sacramento to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: The average Sacramento to Chicago flight time is 4 hours and 2 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to Chicago is 1,776 miles (2,858 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: There are 29 direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Sacramento airlines for direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Sacramento flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:42 AMNumber of routes searched: 263Number of itineraries searched: 211,987

Wondering which airlines fly out of Sacramento to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Sacramento airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Sacramento to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX
American -
American PHX
American DFW
United DEN
United SFO
United IAH
Delta SLC
Delta MSP
Delta ATL
JetBlue JFK
American SEA
Alaska PDX
United IAD
Alaska SAN
United FLL

Sacramento to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sacramento and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Delta, United $366
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, United $348
Flights from Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $254

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit $167
Flights from San Jose to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $224
Flights from Fresno to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $290
Flights from Reno to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $288
Flights from Monterey to Chicago American, Alaska, United $363
Flights from Modesto to ChicagoCheck Dates
Flights from Chico to ChicagoCheck Dates
Flights from Redding to Chicago Alaska, United $455
Flights from Santa Rosa to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta $441
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $227
Flights from San Francisco to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $284
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $242
Flights from San Francisco to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $284
Flights from San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $200
Flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United $227
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $107
Flights from San Francisco to Madison American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $310
Flights from San Jose to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Delta, United $314
Flights from San Jose to New York Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $277
Flights from Oakland to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Delta $322
Flights from Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $287
Flights from San Francisco to St Louis American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $284
Flights from San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from Fresno to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Delta, United $340

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto American, Air Canada, AeroMexico, Alaska, Copa, Delta, United, WestJet $366
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Chicago