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 1,981,202 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 $272
Most expensive Week 51
Average price $572

Airline

Cheapest Spirit Airlines
Average price $347
Most expensive US Airways
Average price $498

Days to departure

Cheapest 52 days
Average price $354
Most expensive 1 days
Average price $763

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $416
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $474

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $442
Most expensive Noon
Average price $457

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price $448
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price $503

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 Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines 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 52 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 10/1/2014 and 11/7/2014.

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 Bookairfare, OneTravel and Faregeek.

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. Sundays 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 12% 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: 10.99 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 52 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.32 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.03 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 6.73 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.8 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.36 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.49 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 4 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.45 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.08 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.76 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 53.71 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.9 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.37 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 1.82 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 7.89 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.34 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.26 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.19 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.18 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.21 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.05 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 4% higher in Chicago than Los Angeles, whilst transportation is conversely cheaper by around 25%.

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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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Thursday, Thursday, July 24, 2014

21°C
17°C

Friday, Friday, July 25, 2014

27°C
21°C

Saturday, Saturday, July 26, 2014

29°C
19°C

Sunday, Sunday, July 27, 2014

27°C
16°C

Monday, Monday, July 28, 2014

21°C
14°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, July 29, 2014

23°C
15°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 30, 2014

24°C
17°C

Thursday, Thursday, July 31, 2014

26°C
18°C

Friday, Friday, August 01, 2014

24°C
16°C

Saturday, Saturday, August 02, 2014

23°C
17°C

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
Return trip
Sep 12 - Sep 20
260 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 19min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 28 - Nov 08
264 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Nov 10 - Nov 13
265 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 50min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Aug 05 - Aug 12
377 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 40min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 13min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 07 - Aug 18
384 USD
Smartfares
LAX Los Angeles Intl
16h 0min
MSP 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
8h 5min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 08 - Aug 10
471 USD
TravelPapa
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
5h 52min
PHX 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Sep 27 - Oct 01
258 USD
Expedia
LAX Los Angeles Intl
9h 25min
ATL 1 stop
MDW Midway
MDW Midway
5h 10min
ATL 1 stop
BOS Logan Intl
Return trip
Sep 12 - Sep 20
260 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 19min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 28 - Nov 08
264 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
One-way trip
August 25
132 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 59min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
August 26
133 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 59min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
September 27
133 USD
OneTravel
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Oct 02 - Oct 05
242 USD
airtickets.com
ORD O'Hare Intl
6h 5min
SLC 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 53min
MSP 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Sep 23 - Sep 30
260 USD
Faregeek
MDW Midway
7h 40min
DEN 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 34min
DEN 1 stop
MDW Midway
Return trip
Sep 24 - Sep 28
265 USD
OneTravel
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 19min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
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