Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Search and find cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago (United States, North America)

Flight Insight for Los Angeles to Chicago

We have aggregated the last 2,727,432 fares on this route and compiled them into an insight for you.
In this overview you can see how much of an impact different factors have on the price of your tickets.

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 5
Average price 238 USD
Most expensive Week 51
Average price 481 USD

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price 281 USD
Most expensive Major US Carrier
Average price 434 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price 296 USD
Most expensive 0 days
Average price 639 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 349 USD
Most expensive Thursday
Average price 390 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price 367 USD
Most expensive Noon
Average price 378 USD

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price 373 USD
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price 398 USD

Seasonality, Airline and Days to departure are the major factors that impact ticket price for Los Angeles — Chicago flights.

Cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Los Angeles is February and January. Most expensive are August and July.

According to our data Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Sun Country Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

We scan 24 sites offering flights from Los Angeles to Chicago to find all the best options.

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Los Angeles — Chicago route is approximately 53 days to departure.

O'Hare Intl is the cheapest destination airport when flying from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Los Angeles - Las Vegas - Chicago, Los Angeles - Minneapolis - Chicago and Los Angeles - Minneapolis - Chicago.

LAX - ORD tends to be 7% cheaper than LAX - MDW.

The chart shows the evolvement of the price throughout the year. The numbers on the x-axis dictate the week numbers.

Travel tips

Los Angeles to Chicago flights are currently cheapest between 6/26/2015 and 7/31/2015.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on the individual airlines that serve the route.

Travel tips

momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Los Angeles to Chicago with either Spirit Airlines, United Airlines or Virgin America.

The graph shows how the price evolves in relation to the number of days until departure.

Travel tips

Los Angeles to Chicago flights are usually cheapest between 2 and 4 months before departure.

The chart shows the impact that each weekday has on the price.

Travel tips

Best deals are often available if you fly on Tuesdays. Thursdays are popular so tend to be priciest.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on what time of the day the flight departs.

Travel tips

Los Angeles to Chicago flights are approximately 3% more expensive in the Noon than in the Afternoon.

The chart shows the impact of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
Return trip
May 06 - May 11
188 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 11 - Aug 23
192 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 17 - Sep 20
192 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Apr 30 - May 02
263 USD
SkyPicker
LAX Los Angeles Intl
20h 35min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 01 - May 03
264 USD
SkyPicker
LAX Los Angeles Intl
29h 55min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
34h 15min
DEN 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 02 - May 03
266 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 1min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
May 06 - May 11
188 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 11 - Aug 23
192 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 17 - Sep 20
192 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
One-way trip
June 09
92 USD
SkyPicker
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
August 18
98 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
May 10
99 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Oct 02 - Oct 04
191 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
May 01 - May 03
194 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
May 05 - May 12
199 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
7h 48min
DEN 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
6h 41min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Cost of living comparison between Los Angeles and Chicago

Compare cost of living in Los Angeles and Chicago

Los Angeles

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 14.11 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 55.4 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.03 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.45 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.38 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.33 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.12 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.42 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.77 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 4.03 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.41 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.89 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 59.4 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.96 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.65 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.12 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 9.9 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.47 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.74 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.23 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.21 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.17 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .89 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 4% lower in Chicago than Los Angeles, whilst transportation is also cheaper by around 31%.

A domestic beer costs around USD 1 less in a Chicago restaurant than in Los Angeles, whilst a full bill is likely to be around 9% cheaper.

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