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 242 USD
Most expensive Week 51
Average price 489 USD

Airline

Cheapest Delta Air Lines
Average price 286 USD
Most expensive Major US Carrier
Average price 442 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price 301 USD
Most expensive 0 days
Average price 650 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 355 USD
Most expensive Thursday
Average price 396 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price 374 USD
Most expensive Noon
Average price 385 USD

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price 380 USD
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price 405 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 22 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 6/11/2015 and 7/10/2015.

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
Apr 22 - Apr 27
202 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 06 - May 07
228 USD
Faregeek
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 07 - May 10
228 USD
Faregeek
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
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
Apr 13 - Apr 20
312 USD
Smartfares
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 15min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Apr 07 - Apr 20
364 USD
Smartfares
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 15min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Apr 12 - Apr 19
365 USD
Smartfares
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 15min
LAS 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Apr 22 - Apr 27
202 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Apr 30 - May 04
222 USD
CheapOair
LAX Los Angeles Intl
6h 50min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 06 - May 07
228 USD
Faregeek
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
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
April 15
80 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
May 08
97 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
May 07
97 USD
Bookairfare
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 45min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Return trip
Apr 14 - Apr 21
174 USD
CheapOair
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
May 12 - May 19
201 USD
SkyPicker
ORD O'Hare Intl
24h 11min
DFW 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 15min
DFW 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Apr 27 - Apr 29
231 USD
Faregeek
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 25min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 45min
DEN 1 stop
ORD O'Hare Intl

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Monday, Monday, March 30, 2015

13°C
9°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, March 31, 2015

9°C
2°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, April 01, 2015

15°C
12°C

Thursday, Thursday, April 02, 2015

14°C
7°C

Friday, Friday, April 03, 2015

7°C
3°C

Saturday, Saturday, April 04, 2015

12°C
4°C

Sunday, Sunday, April 05, 2015

11°C
6°C

Monday, Monday, April 06, 2015

12°C
8°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 07, 2015

10°C
8°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, April 08, 2015

18°C
4°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: 56.08 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.01 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.5 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.32 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.81 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.56 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.41 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.75 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 4.01 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.4 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 55.01 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.68 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.26 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 9.82 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.54 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.75 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.26 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.25 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.24 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .92 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 3% higher in Chicago than Los Angeles, whilst transportation is conversely cheaper by around 26%.

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 11% cheaper.

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