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 $275
Most expensive Week 51
Average price $557

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price $326
Most expensive Major US Carrier
Average price $503

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price $342
Most expensive 0 days
Average price $740

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $403
Most expensive Thursday
Average price $451

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $425
Most expensive Noon
Average price $438

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price $432
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price $461

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 2/1/2015 and 3/6/2015.

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

Travel tips

We scan 19 sites offering flights from Los Angeles to Chicago to find all the best options.

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

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 7% cheaper than LAX - MDW.

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
Return trip
Dec 05 - Dec 07
245 USD
CheapOair
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 52min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 33min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Jan 08 - Jan 11
263 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 37min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 29 - May 31
272 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 23min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Dec 03 - Dec 06
273 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 52min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 33min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Dec 06 - Dec 06
304 USD
Tripsta
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 8min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 36min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Nov 27 - Dec 02
718 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 15min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
7h 16min
LAS 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Jan 22 - Jan 26
259 USD
Faregeek
LAX Los Angeles Intl
6h 23min
PHX 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
2h 5min
Direct
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
Jan 08 - Jan 11
263 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 37min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 29 - May 31
272 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 23min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
One-way trip
December 09
137 USD
Virgin America Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
May 08
137 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
December 14
150 USD
Virgin America Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 55min
MSP 1 stop
MDW Midway

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Jan 13 - Jan 20
233 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 37min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 2min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Jan 22 - Jan 25
237 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 37min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Jan 17 - Jan 19
237 USD
Bookairfare
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 37min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
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: 10.08 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 49.81 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.98 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.31 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.34 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 6.42 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.39 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.39 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.57 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.41 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.38 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.07 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.95 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.75 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.98 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.46 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.13 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.74 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.71 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.55 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): 1.03 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 15% higher in Chicago than Los Angeles, whilst transportation is conversely cheaper by around 18%.

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 2% cheaper.

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