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 245 USD
Most expensive Week 51
Average price 496 USD

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price 290 USD
Most expensive Major US Carrier
Average price 448 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price 305 USD
Most expensive 0 days
Average price 660 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 360 USD
Most expensive Thursday
Average price 402 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price 379 USD
Most expensive Noon
Average price 390 USD

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price 385 USD
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price 411 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 25 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 10/3/2015 and 11/6/2015.

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
Sep 12 - Sep 16
81 USD
Expedia
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 23 - Oct 29
95 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 11min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 16 - Oct 20
95 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
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
Aug 10 - Aug 13
211 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 19min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 12 - Aug 17
239 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 0min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 13min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Aug 13 - Aug 16
245 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 5min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 13min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Sep 12 - Sep 16
81 USD
Expedia
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 23 - Oct 29
95 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 11min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 16 - Oct 20
95 USD
eDreams
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
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
October 22
58 USD
CheapOair
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
August 17
74 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 16min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
September 09
82 USD
FlyFar
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
MDW Midway

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Dec 14 - Jan 09
76 USD
eDreams
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 9min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Dec 03 - Dec 12
76 USD
eDreams
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 9min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Jan 11 - Jan 26
76 USD
eDreams
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
4h 9min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 29, 2015

30°C
19°C

Thursday, Thursday, July 30, 2015

31°C
20°C

Friday, Friday, July 31, 2015

33°C
19°C

Saturday, Saturday, August 01, 2015

28°C
19°C

Sunday, Sunday, August 02, 2015

30°C
21°C

Monday, Monday, August 03, 2015

28°C
19°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, August 04, 2015

28°C
23°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 05, 2015

26°C
22°C

Thursday, Thursday, August 06, 2015

27°C
17°C

Friday, Friday, August 07, 2015

26°C
19°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: 14.02 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 58.09 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.01 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.51 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.44 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 9.02 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.17 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.61 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.76 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.85 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.67 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .95 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 12 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 60.02 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.66 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.62 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 10.53 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.59 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.44 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.5 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.25 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.13 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .86 USD

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

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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