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Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago, United States Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 1:56 -05:00

Los Angeles to Chicago Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 1:56 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,425,658,413 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Chicago. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals on Los Angeles to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
LAXCHI
Tue 3/21
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 3/28
nonstop
American
LAXCHI
Tue 1/10
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 1/21
nonstop
$126
United
LAXCHI
Tue 1/10
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 1/21
nonstop
$126
Spirit
LAXCHI
Tue 1/17
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 1/31
nonstop
$136
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Tue 1/10
nonstop
CHILAX
Wed 1/25
nonstop
$146
Alaska
LAXCHI
Wed 2/1
1 stop
CHILAX
Sat 2/4
1 stop
$222

How Much is a Flight from Los Angeles to Chicago? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $123.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Los Angeles to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Los Angeles to Chicago? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $122 $160
7-14 days $127 $150
14-21 days $168 $192
21-30 days $177 $170
30-60 days $117 $140
60-90 days $117 $145
90+ days $97 $130

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,433,322,629 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$127 $117 $117 $126 $126 $122 $126

Compare Flight Prices from Los Angeles to Chicago by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Los Angeles to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 12/6/16 12/13/16 0 $122
January Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 1/10/17 1/24/17 0 $117
February Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 2/7/17 2/14/17 0 $117
March Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 3/21/17 3/28/17 0 $97
April Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 4/5/17 4/19/17 0 $137
May Los Angeles Chicago Spirit 5/3/17 5/12/17 0 $137
June Los Angeles Chicago American 6/7/17 6/13/17 0 $256
July Los Angeles Chicago American 7/5/17 7/19/17 0 $256

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Los Angeles to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$132
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$132 $178
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$178 $381
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$381 $306
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$306 $127
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$127

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is $232.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is $187.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Weekly Direct Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 01:15 23:50
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:49 22:49
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:45 17:57
United 12 12 12 13 11 9 8 00:21 23:15
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 11:15 17:25
Southwest 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 06:25 19:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Los Angeles to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is $91.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is $186.

Los Angeles to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Chicago flight time is 4 hours and 2 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Chicago is 1,740 miles (2,800 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: There are 211 direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Los Angeles airlines for direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 36% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Los Angeles flying to Chicago Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 1:56 -05:00Number of routes searched: 587Number of itineraries searched: 5,020,570

Wondering which airlines fly out of Los Angeles to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Los Angeles airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Los Angeles to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Frontier -
Spirit -
United -
Virgin America -
American ELP
American PDX
American PHX
American SEA
AeroMexico MEX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska ANC
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Delta SLC
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta CVG
Frontier DEN
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit FLL
Spirit IAH
United DEN
United SFO
United ABQ
United ASE
Virgin America SFO

Los Angeles to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Los Angeles and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago