Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to San Antonio (SAT) Starting at $105

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

This Weekend's Flight Deals from Chicago to San Antonio

This weekend's flight prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Airfares from $105 One Way, $209 Round Trip from Chicago to San Antonio

Prices starting at $209 for return flights and $105 for one-way flights to San Antonio were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

San Antonio economy flight packages

Deluxe Inn San Antonio/Near Lackland AFB
Americas Best Value Inn AT&T Center
University Inn & Suites San Antonio
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available trips from Chicago to San Antonio
View all trips

More About Flying To San Antonio from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to San Antonio

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code SAT
Distance 1042 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, JAL, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Iberia, ANA, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 5:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:36AM UTC

Find Cheap Flights from Chicago to San Antonio

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Vacation in San Antonio

Whether they are planning a vacation or a business trip to San Antonio, Orbitz.com allows travelers to find cheap flights to San Antonio by searching several airlines at once. This allows travelers to choose the best option for them and their budget.

San Antonio Airports

The San Antonio International Airport services the San Antonio area with an average of 280 inbound and outbound flights daily. A partial list of the 16 airlines that currently serve the airport include American, United, Southwest, US Airways, Delta, Airtran, and Skywest. The airport is approximately 8.5 miles from downtown San Antonio.

Transportation from the Airport

Getting to your hotel or destination from the airport using a taxi, rental car, shuttle, bus or limo is made easy with Orbitz.com. These services can be prearranged when you purchase your air tickets with Orbitz. Several San Antonio companies offer taxi service to the city. The average cost of traveling to downtown is $25, and it is $12 to nearby hotels. VIA Metropolitan Transit bus service operates within the city and provides public transportation to a large portion of San Antonio for a low fee of $4 for an all-day pass.

San Antonio Weather

The weather in San Antonio ranges from hot summers to mild winters. Typically the spring is wet and the summer is dry.

San Antonio Attractions

San Antonio has many attractions for families, ranging from theme parks to art museums. Orbitz.com can help you find the best attractions and discounts the city has to offer along with cheap flights to San Antonio.

Flights from Chicago to San Antonio - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to San Antonio now?

Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful information on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Chicago to San Antonio.

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to San Antonio?

Two carriers operate direct flights from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to San Antonio Intl. Airport (SAT) — American Airlines and United Airlines. They'll get you to your destination in style.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to San Antonio?

With the flight from Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) to San Antonio Airport taking a minimum of 4 hours and 2 minutes, you'll have enough time to relax and enjoy the experience. Ask for an in-flight wine and sink into your seat with an engrossing book or movie.

What airlines fly from Chicago to San Antonio most frequently?

The airlines that offer the most frequent flights between ORD and San Antonio Intl. Airport (SAT) include American Airlines (AA). This well-known option operates 73 flights on the route every month. Also check out the rewarding deals from United Airlines (UA). Offering 60 monthly flights between Chicago and San Antonio, they'll make sure your journey is just as good as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Antonio?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Antonio have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Antonio with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Antonio without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.