Travel time from

Chicago to San Francisco

Average Travel Times are

8h 24min  -  51h 21min

Travel Distance

3707.79 km

Travel time route map

It takes an average travel time of 20h 35mins to travel from Chicago to San Francisco, given the average speed of 180km/h and the distance of 3707.79 km (2304 miles)

Travel time by transport mode

Tranport Distance Time
Flight 3205km (1991 miles) 8h 24mins
Drive 3635km (2259 miles) 35h 20mins
Bus 3820km (2374 miles) 48h 16mins
Train 4025km (2501 miles) 51h 21mins

Travel time by airplanes from Chicago to San Francisco

Air Plane Cruise Speed Max Speed
A300 3h 43mins 3h 33mins
A320 3h 48mins 3h 36mins
A321 3h 51mins 3h 38mins
A380 3h 16mins 3h 8mins
Boeing 707 3h 19mins 3h 12mins
Boeing 737 4h 6mins 3h 46mins
Boeing 747 3h 34mins 3h 22mins
Boeing 787 3h 31mins 3h 18mins
ATR 72 6h 58mins 6h 6mins

TIME TO DRIVE FROM Chicago to San Francisco

Speed (km/h) Speed (Ml/h) Duration
40 24.85 90h 53mins
50 31.07 72h 42mins
60 37.28 60h 35mins
80 49.71 45h 26mins
100 62.14 36h 21mins

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Chicago - San Francisco Info

Travel time from Chicago, IL to Milwaukee Airport 1h 24mins.

Travel time from MKE to SFO 4h 35mins.

Travel time from San Francisco Intu0027l Airport to Civic Center/UN Plaza 28mins.

Travel time chart

How long does it take to get from Chicago, IL, United States and by air and road.