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 1,001,579 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 $271
Most expensive Week 27
Average price $584

Days to departure

Cheapest 53 days
Average price $327
Most expensive 1 days
Average price $737

Airline

Cheapest Spirit Airlines
Average price $337
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price $511

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $408
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $476

Time of day

Cheapest Afternoon
Average price $433
Most expensive Noon
Average price $447

Airport

Cheapest LAX-ORD
Average price $441
Most expensive LAX-MDW
Average price $485

Seasonality, Days to departure and Airline 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 June and July.

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Los Angeles — Chicago route is approximately 53 days to departure.

According to our data Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Sun Country Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

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

Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between 6/30/2014 and 8/1/2014.

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 on the price based on the individual airlines that serve the route.

Travel tips

We've got 21 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

Travelgenio, OneTravel and Expedia are popular booking choices for flights to Chicago from Los Angeles.

Popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin America.

The chart shows the impact that each weekday has on the price.

Travel tips

Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on what time of the day the flight departs.

Travel tips

Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.

The chart shows the impact of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

You can fly from Los Angeles to Chicago indirect via Saint Paul Intl, Mccarran Intl or San Francisco Intl.

LAX - ORD tends to be 10% 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: 10.97 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 49.93 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.3 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 1.63 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 5.16 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.47 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.28 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.49 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.99 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.5 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.06 USD

Chicago

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.99 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.93 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.34 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.05 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.58 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.65 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.09 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): 1.08 USD

Transport is pricier in Los Angeles than in Chicago by approximately 22%. Consumer prices in general are 21% lower.

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 6% cheaper.

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Chicago weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Wednesday, Wednesday, April 23, 2014

11°C
7°C

Thursday, Thursday, April 24, 2014

19°C
9°C

Friday, Friday, April 25, 2014

21°C
6°C

Saturday, Saturday, April 26, 2014

10°C
6°C

Sunday, Sunday, April 27, 2014

16°C
8°C

Monday, Monday, April 28, 2014

22°C
12°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 29, 2014

21°C
13°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, April 30, 2014

22°C
7°C

Thursday, Thursday, May 01, 2014

22°C
4°C

Friday, Friday, May 02, 2014

23°C
8°C

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Los Angeles
Return trip
Jul 15 - Jul 22
247 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 13min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Dec 04 - Dec 07
247 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 50min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 14 - May 20
247 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
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
May 04 - May 05
273 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 08 - May 12
289 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
10h 22min
DFW 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 07 - May 11
304 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
10h 22min
DFW 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago
Return trip
Jul 15 - Jul 22
247 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 13min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Dec 04 - Dec 07
247 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 50min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 14 - May 20
247 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
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
July 15
123 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 55min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
December 04
124 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 50min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
One-way trip
May 14
124 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
Dec 10 - Dec 16
248 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 30min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 50min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
May 06 - May 13
248 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
Return trip
Jun 04 - Jun 18
254 USD
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
ORD O'Hare Intl
4h 20min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
3h 56min
Direct
ORD O'Hare Intl
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