Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Flight information for Los Angeles to Chicago
(LAX to CHI)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Los Angeles to Chicago
Best Price Found$43The best flight deal from Los Angeles to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $43
Fastest flight time3h 50mThe fastest flight from Los Angeles to Chicago takes 3h 50m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Sat and SunDirect flights go from Los Angeles to Chicago on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Air Canada and American Airlines.
Airports in Chicago3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Chicago?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Los Angeles is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Los Angeles for Chicago?

Saturday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Saturday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Chicago?

at noon

Los Angeles to Chicago flights are approximately 10% more expensive in the evening than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from Los Angeles?

Sun Country Air

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Los Angeles to Chicago

What is the cheapest Los Angeles to Chicago flight route?

Los Angeles - Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fly from Los Angeles to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best Los Angeles - Chicago flight prices

How far in advance should you book Los Angeles to Chicago flights?

15 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago is approximately 15 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Chicago by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Oct 19
LAX7:45 amLos Angeles
4h 06m
ORD11:51 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 23
ORD11:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 38m
LAX3:48 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Oct 19
LAX7:45 amLos Angeles
4h 06m
ORD11:51 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 23
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Oct 20
LAX2:48 pmLos Angeles
3h 56m
ORD6:44 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 23
ORD11:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 38m
LAX3:48 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Oct 19
LAX6:20 amLos Angeles
12h 21m
1 stop
ORD6:41 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 23
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Sep 30
LAX8:59 pmLos Angeles
4h 04m
ORD1:03 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 5
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
14h 09m
1 stop
LAX5:54 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 5
LAX3:25 amLos Angeles
8h 36m
1 stop
ORD12:01 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Aug 7
ORD4:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
9h 16m
1 stop
LAX2:06 pmLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from Los Angeles to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Aug 22
LAX8:59 pmLos Angeles
4h 03m
ORD1:02 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Aug 23
LAX2:41 pmLos Angeles
9h 44m
1 stop
ORD12:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Aug 17
LAX3:25 amLos Angeles
8h 36m
1 stop
ORD12:01 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Los Angeles to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Chicago with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $81
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.6
6.9

Boarding

6.4

Comfort

7.3

Crew

5.7

Entertainment

5.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Well, it was not very comfortable and we were delayed for an hour. And a crew member was sick.

Cons: Mostly everything.

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $86
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $87
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Delayed flight no reasons seems like American Airlines don’t know what to do in these situations

Cons: I believe this airlines should have figured the answer to this question by now.

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $91
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.7

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

7.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: The comfort of the plane was great! Lots of room and very comfortable seating.

Cons: I found some members of staff to be a bit rude. When other passengers asked questions or did something wrong (that was a minor issue), one of the staff members in particular talked down to them and treated them like they were stupid.

1 / 10
Frontier
PriceFrom $97
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.5

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.9

Crew

5.3

Entertainment

5.4

Food

Reviews

Pros: The wonderful crews and the comfortable seat

Cons: Snack and drink

1 / 10
Sun Country Air
PriceFrom $114
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.6

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.8

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: Quick boarding. Inexpensive ticket. Direct flight.

Cons: Crew walked thru cabin at least 5 times collecting garbage, but could not hand out sealed snack or sealed water. People sat should-to-shoulder - No buffer space, but asked to leave the plane with 6 foot intervals???? This airline picks and chooses their Covid precautions. Quick and inexpensive flight, if you don’t mind the rest.

1 / 3
Delta
PriceFrom $122
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Cons: Wouldn't let us on the flight when there was plenty of time to get there. Manager was arrogant and slow - didn't care. Poor policies at that airport.

1 / 10
Southwest
PriceFrom $297
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.5

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.7

Crew

7.5

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Pros: The plane was new and the seats were nice.

1 / 10

  • Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Chicago have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Airlines such as Alaska Airlines have taken additional precautions to make sure you’re safer while traveling. Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Chicago are working to protect travelers. Some of these new policies include temperature checks, pre-flight testing, sanitization of key touchpoints, as well as mask requirements when onboard. Some airlines have even implemented socially distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline.

  • Are airlines flying from Los Angeles to Chicago offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Los Angeles to Chicago, such as Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Los Angeles to Chicago by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Los Angeles to Chicago is 1744.8 mi. Typically, this will take 3h 56m by plane in normal conditions.


Can I fly to Chicago from Los Angeles right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Los Angeles from Chicago?

Returning to Los Angeles from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

If you are planning to travel to Chicago at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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