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Best Price Found

$44

Fastest flight time

3h 45m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Chicago

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Chicago from California in the past 72 hours is $44. The best round-trip flight deal from California to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $83.
The fastest flight from California to Chicago takes 3h 45m
Direct flights go from California to Chicago every day.
There are 2 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW)

Easily compare round-trip flights from California to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from California to Chicago by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Apr 10
LAX8:11 amLos Angeles
14h 45m
1 stop
ORD12:56 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 17
ORD3:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 36m
LAX5:56 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Apr 12
LAX7:36 pmLos Angeles
17h 09m
1 stop
ORD2:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 13
ORD5:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 37m
LAX8:12 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
Apr 13
SFO3:58 pmSan Francisco
4h 12m
MDW10:10 pmChicago Midway
Apr 17
MDW12:29 pmChicago Midway
4h 39m
SFO3:08 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Apr 10
LAX8:11 amLos Angeles
14h 45m
1 stop
ORD12:56 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 13
ORD5:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 37m
LAX8:12 pmLos Angeles
American Airlines
Apr 9
LAX12:15 amLos Angeles
3h 58m
ORD6:13 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 13
ORD8:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX10:37 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
Apr 10
SAN9:14 amSan Diego
13h 42m
1 stop
ORD12:56 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 16
ORD6:27 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
15h 47m
1 stop
SAN8:14 amSan Diego

Find the cheapest one-way flights from California to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from California to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Frontier and Spirit Airlines
Frontier
Apr 17
SAN4:07 pmSan Diego
6h 49m
1 stop
ORD12:56 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Mar 12
LAX6:45 amLos Angeles
5h 47m
1 stop
ORD2:32 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 26
SAN7:27 pmSan Diego
9h 28m
1 stop
ORD6:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Search last-minute flights to Chicago from California

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from California to Chicago
Frontier
Feb 28
ONT12:43 pmOntario
19h 54m
1 stop
MDW10:37 amChicago Midway
Mar 5
MDW9:52 pmChicago Midway
16h 01m
1 stop
ONT11:53 amOntario
Spirit Airlines
Feb 28
SNA2:45 pmSanta Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
15h 43m
2 stops
ORD8:28 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 5
ORD6:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
9h 18m
2 stops
SNA1:53 pmSanta Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
Feb 28
ONT11:24 amOntario
21h 08m
1 stop
ORD10:32 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 5
ORD6:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 25m
2 stops
ONT5:00 pmOntario
American Airlines
Feb 28
LAX12:14 amLos Angeles
3h 52m
ORD6:06 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 14
ORD6:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 38m
LAX9:03 amLos Angeles
Frontier
Feb 28
ONT12:43 pmOntario
19h 54m
1 stop
MDW10:37 amChicago Midway
Mar 6
MDW9:52 pmChicago Midway
10h 45m
1 stop
ONT6:37 amOntario
Delta
Feb 27
LAX12:40 amLos Angeles
8h 07m
1 stop
MDW10:47 amChicago Midway
Mar 11
MDW1:14 pmChicago Midway
7h 07m
1 stop
LAX6:21 pmLos Angeles

Best airlines flying from California to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from California to Chicago with momondo
Airline
Rating
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Price
FrontierPriceFrom $49Free CancellationRating
6.3
4,523 reviews
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Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom $85Free CancellationRating
8.1
9,283 reviews
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Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $102Free CancellationRating
6.4
8,951 reviews
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DeltaPriceFrom $123Free CancellationRating
8.0
11,936 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $148Free CancellationRating
7.4
11,878 reviews
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $153Free CancellationRating
7.3
15,656 reviews
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Sun Country AirPriceFrom $207Free CancellationRating
7.2
737 reviews
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American Airlines flights from California to Chicago

Our best American Airlines deals on California to Chicago flight tickets
American Airlines
Apr 9
LAX12:15 amLos Angeles
3h 58m
ORD6:13 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 13
ORD8:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX10:37 pmLos Angeles
American Airlines
Apr 10
LAX12:15 amLos Angeles
3h 58m
ORD6:13 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 17
ORD7:14 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 35m
LAX9:49 amLos Angeles
American Airlines
Apr 9
LAX12:15 amLos Angeles
3h 58m
ORD6:13 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 16
ORD11:29 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 01m
1 stop
LAX3:30 pmLos Angeles

Alaska Airlines flights from California to Chicago

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on California to Chicago flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
Mar 19
SFO7:00 amSan Francisco
7h 46m
1 stop
ORD4:46 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 26
ORD5:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
5h 00m
SFO8:55 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Mar 12
SFO9:30 amSan Francisco
4h 16m
ORD3:46 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 21
ORD7:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 59m
SFO9:59 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 28
SFO9:55 amSan Francisco
4h 16m
ORD4:11 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 12
ORD5:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
5h 04m
SFO8:59 pmSan Francisco

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  • How old do you have to be to fly from California to Chicago?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel from California to Chicago.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Chicago?

    The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Chicago may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Chicago. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Alternative routes for California to Chicago

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price$114
Burbank to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time5h 58m
Cheapest price$146
San Francisco to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time4h 12m
Cheapest price$110
Ontario to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time5h 28m
Cheapest price$120
Oakland, California to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time6h 41m
Cheapest price$160
Santa Ana to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time3h 45m
Cheapest price$134
San Diego to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time3h 50m
Cheapest price$110
San Jose to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time4h 08m
Cheapest price$164
Los Angeles to St. Louis Flights
Fastest flight time3h 24m
Cheapest price$134
Sacramento to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time4h 01m
Cheapest price$147
San Francisco to St. Louis Flights
Fastest flight time5h 38m
Cheapest price$183
Ontario to St. Louis Flights
Fastest flight time5h 21m
Cheapest price$139

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    Plan your trips smart with the “Price Forecast” feature, which uses flight data to help you pick the best days to fly for the lowest fares. Our “Price Calendar” helps you get the most for your money by showing you when it’s most advantageous to fly. Curate your own travel experiences for less with “Explore”. Expert travel hacks to fuel your next adventure are a click away with “Discover” by momondo. Set up our “Price Alerts” to track fare changes and book when prices are at their lowest point.

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    We aggregate our prices from over 700+ competitors from airlines to OTAs. We operate in over 30 markets worldwide to show you a wide range of travel options.


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