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 2,230,126 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 $281
Most expensive Week 51
Average price $579

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price $353
Most expensive US Airways
Average price $503

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price $356
Most expensive 0 days
Average price $788

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $421
Most expensive Thursday
Average price $479

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $447
Most expensive Noon
Average price $462

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price $454
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price $494

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.

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.

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 10/25/2014 and 11/28/2014.

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

Travel tips

We scan 21 sites offering flights from Los Angeles to Chicago to find all the best options.

Popular booking sites for this route are Bookairfare, airtickets.com and OneTravel.

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

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 9% cheaper than LAX - MDW.

Cost of living comparison between Los Angeles and Chicago

Compare cost of living in Los Angeles and Chicago

Los Angeles

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.98 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 51.9 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.28 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.03 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 6.84 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.8 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.31 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.49 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.99 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.44 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.08 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.95 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.77 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.4 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 1.79 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.05 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.4 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.31 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.24 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.24 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.24 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.05 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 5% higher in Chicago than Los Angeles, whilst transportation is conversely cheaper by around 22%.

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 8% cheaper.

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Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
Return trip
Sep 17 - Sep 23
253 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 21min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 03 - Sep 07
262 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 21min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 26
264 USD
CheapOair
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 21min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Sep 03 - Sep 07
262 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 21min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 04 - Sep 07
272 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 21min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 30 - Sep 02
309 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
6h 30min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
9h 30min
DEN 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Nov 06 - Nov 10
240 USD
airtickets.com
LAX Los Angeles Intl
6h 0min
MSP 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
6h 6min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 02 - Oct 06
241 USD
airtickets.com
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 50min
MSP 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
6h 35min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 17 - Sep 23
253 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 21min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
One-way trip
October 01
126 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
October 05
135 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
September 08
136 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 26
241 USD
airtickets.com
MDW Midway
6h 58min
DTW 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 55min
DTW 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Oct 02 - Oct 07
241 USD
airtickets.com
MDW Midway
6h 15min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
6h 39min
DTW 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Sep 16 - Sep 23
241 USD
airtickets.com
ORD O'Hare Intl
6h 30min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 56min
MSP 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
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