Ready to escape the Windy City? Fly out to San Francisco (SFO)! Southwest Airlines® has great fares on flights from Chicago Midway International Airport to San Francisco International Airport that will get you excited for your next trip. Book your flight to San Francisco (SFO) with Southwest® and rest assured your travel experience will be fun. If your upcoming excursion has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover the lowest fares we've got. Don't forget to explore Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.
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Chicago (Midway), IL to San Francisco (SFO), CA
departing on 12/4
one-way starting at*$119
*Restrictions and exclusions apply. Seats and dates are limited. Select markets. 23 travel days available.
|Departing from||Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)|
|Arriving at||San Francisco International Airport (SFO)|
|Average flight time||4 hours 28 minutes|
|1‡||Nonstop flight on Saturday|
|1‡||Nonstop flight on Sunday|
†Weekly flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 9/1/2023 and 9/30/2023. Note: route may not operate every day of the week.
‡Nonstop flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Saturday through Sunday between 9/1/2023 and 9/30/2023.
Explore one of the United States' most beautiful cities—San Francisco! From the San Francisco Bay Area's beautiful wine country to its sandy beaches, there is plenty to do on foot and in the water to make your trip one to remember. For fun outdoor activities to enjoy with your friends or the whole family, make sure to check out Fisherman's Wharf, the premiere San Francisco location for great seafood and beautiful views of the ocean. Go to the beach, have some delicious clam chowder, and shop some of San Francisco's best souvenir shops. You'll enjoy the great energy and the natural beauty of this bustling attraction.
If you enjoy learning about U.S. history, San Francisco is a perfect city for you to visit. Rich with historical sites like the infamous Alcatraz Island, you'll get to enjoy taking a ferry ride to one of the West Coast's first lighthouses and forts. Of course, you might be more familiar with Alcatraz for the famous criminals it housed, such as Al Capone. Learn about the federal penitentiary's history and explore the island's wildlife. There is plenty of lush greenery to observe both on and off the island when you visit.
Nostalgic fans from all over the world come to visit the home from a popular San Francisco-set sitcom for a walk down memory lane. While on a stroll around the San Francisco neighborhoods, you'll also have the opportunity to see other beautiful Victorian and Edwardian houses—known locally as the Painted Ladies. On your explorations of the city, you'll also want to check out places like Chinatown for delicious food, ornate temples, and beautiful landmarks.
One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.
Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.
Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.
San Francisco International Airport is just 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. There's plenty of public transit that'll get you on your way to your San Francisco adventures, or get yourself a convenient rental car.
At Southwest, we know it takes more than great deals on San Francisco (SFO) airfares and convenient scheduling options to make your trip memorable. So from booking to boarding, we offer services and features designed to make your travel from Chicago (Midway) to San Francisco (SFO) the best it can be. Learn more about the Southwest® travel experience before you book your flight from Chicago Midway International Airport to San Francisco International Airport.
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1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
2Fare difference may apply.
3Failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to departure may result in forfeited Travel Funds.
4Flight credits unexpired on or created on or after July 28, 2022, do not expire and will show an expiration date until our systems are updated. See full details here.
5Where available. Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer.
6Due to licensing restrictions, on WiFi-enabled international flights, free live TV and iHeartRadio may not be available for the full duration of flight.
7Internet access for $8 per device from takeoff to landing. Price is subject to change. May not be available for the full duration of flight. In order to provide a top-notch Internet experience, we prohibit access to certain high-bandwidth applications and websites. We also prohibit access to certain obscene or offensive content.