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Cheap Flights from San Antonio to Chicago, IL, United States - SAT to CHI

Popular flights from San Antonio to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 1, 2016 $683
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $277
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $277
Mar 29, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 $277
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $277
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $277
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 30, 2016 May 3, 2016 $268

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

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

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Antonio to Chicago 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 San Antonio to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $694 $571
7-14 days $323 $331
14-21 days $277 $285
21-30 days $282 $289
30-60 days $277 $284
60-90 days $268 $277
90+ days $277 $277

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Antonio to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$282 $277 $277 $278 $294 $268 $294

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Antonio to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Antonio Chicago American 2/27/16 3/10/16 0 $282
March San Antonio Chicago American 3/2/16 3/5/16 0 $277
April San Antonio Chicago United 4/30/16 5/3/16 0 $268
May San Antonio Chicago American 5/7/16 5/14/16 0 $277
June San Antonio Chicago American 6/8/16 6/15/16 0 $277
July San Antonio Chicago American 7/27/16 8/2/16 0 $300
August San Antonio Chicago American 8/5/16 8/13/16 0 $342
September San Antonio Chicago American 9/9/16 9/11/16 0 $353

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

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 San Antonio to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$540
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$540 $330
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$330 $282
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$282 $287
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$287 $323
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$323

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

Your San Antonio to Chicago 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 San Antonio to Chicago is $415.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Antonio to Chicago is $272.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Antonio to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:31 18:10
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:00 17:25

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

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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio to Chicago is $181.

The average price for round trip flights from San Antonio to Chicago is $409.

San Antonio to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Antonio to Chicago?
Answer: The average San Antonio to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 47 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Antonio and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from San Antonio to Chicago is 1041 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Antonio to Chicago?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from San Antonio to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Antonio to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between San Antonio and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Antonio to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from San Antonio to Chicago (SAT to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Antonio to Chicago 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 San Antonio to Chicago.

San Antonio to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X 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 BNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Antonio and Chicago, 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 San Antonio - SAT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Antonio to Milwaukee American, United $270
San Antonio to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $148

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Austin to Chicago American, Frontier, United $144
Killeen to Chicago American, Alaska, United $386
Laredo to Chicago American, Alaska, United $354
San Angelo to Chicago American, Alaska $417
Waco to Chicago American, Alaska, United $341
Corpus Christi to Chicago American, Alaska, United $283
College Station to Chicago American, Alaska, United $417
Houston to New York American, JetBlue, United $210
Houston to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Houston to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $346
Houston to Detroit American, Spirit, United $177
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $166
Houston to Indianapolis American, Alaska, United $283
Austin to Milwaukee American, United $272
Austin to New York American, JetBlue, United $186
Houston to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Spirit, United $209
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $103
Houston to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $197
Houston to South Bend United $322
Houston to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $271
Houston to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $391
Houston to St Louis American, United $293
Houston to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Austin to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $139
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $104

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nuevo Laredo to Chicago American, AeroMexico, United Check Dates
Houston to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $343
Cheap Flights from San Antonio to Chicago, IL, United States, from $268 Round trip from SAT to CHI