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 251 USD
Most expensive Week 51
Average price 507 USD

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price 297 USD
Most expensive Major US Carrier
Average price 458 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price 312 USD
Most expensive 0 days
Average price 674 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 368 USD
Most expensive Thursday
Average price 411 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price 387 USD
Most expensive Noon
Average price 399 USD

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price 393 USD
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price 420 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 21 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 4/8/2015 and 5/15/2015.

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
Feb 26 - Mar 01
240 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Feb 21 - Feb 22
246 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Feb 25 - Feb 28
248 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Feb 11 - Feb 16
228 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Jan 31 - Feb 04
346 USD
Smartfares
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 28min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Jan 30 - Feb 03
406 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 2min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 37min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Feb 26 - Mar 01
240 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Feb 21 - Feb 22
246 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Feb 25 - Feb 28
248 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
One-way trip
February 07
101 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 2min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
February 18
109 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
February 26
110 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Feb 25 - Mar 02
225 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Feb 17 - Apr 01
235 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Feb 06 - Feb 08
240 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 32min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 57min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Thursday, Thursday, January 29, 2015

2°C
-6°C

Friday, Friday, January 30, 2015

-6°C
-9°C

Saturday, Saturday, January 31, 2015

3°C
-4°C

Sunday, Sunday, February 01, 2015

-6°C
-12°C

Monday, Monday, February 02, 2015

-8°C
-11°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, February 03, 2015

1°C
-5°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, February 04, 2015

-4°C
-11°C

Thursday, Thursday, February 05, 2015

-9°C
-11°C

Friday, Friday, February 06, 2015

-7°C
-8°C

Saturday, Saturday, February 07, 2015

-8°C
-11°C

Cost of living comparison between Los Angeles and Chicago

Compare cost of living in Los Angeles and Chicago

Los Angeles

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.17 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 50.24 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.03 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.28 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.46 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 6.47 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.36 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.36 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.76 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.44 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.41 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.07 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.5 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 59.99 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.56 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.26 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 9.81 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.51 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.91 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.25 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.25 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.24 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .97 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 19% 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 3% pricier.

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