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Route Information for Flights from Lake Tahoe to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code SMF
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 1776 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, SAS, Lufthansa, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 7:18PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 12:41PM UTC

Lake Tahoe to Chicago

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Flights from Lake Tahoe to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Lake Tahoe to Chicago now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about travel restrictions and quarantine when flying from Lake Tahoe to Chicago.

Are there non-stop flights from Lake Tahoe to Chicago?

Yes, if you're traveling from San Francisco Airport to ORD, you'll only have one flight number to remember. There are 3 airlines offering direct services to select from. Here are a few of the best:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Lake Tahoe to Chicago?

From Lake Tahoe, the exciting sights and sounds of Chicago are at least 4 hours and 26 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or maybe even one with more legroom, and travel to your destination in comfort.

What airlines fly from Lake Tahoe to Chicago most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with United Airlines (UA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 152 flights every month between San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) and O'Hare Airport. If you need some more options, look up the price of tickets with American Airlines (AA), which offers 134 flights from Lake Tahoe to Chicago every month.

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

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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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.

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