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Flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago, United States

Los Angeles, California to Chicago Last modified: Apr 22, 2017 1:59 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,375,657,005 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. United & Spirit frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
LAXCHI
Wed 5/10
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 5/20
nonstop
$144
Spirit
LAXCHI
Fri 4/28
nonstop
CHILAX
Fri 5/5
nonstop
$161
Frontier
LAXCHI
Tue 8/15
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 8/19
nonstop
$167
American
LAXCHI
Sat 4/29
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 4/29
nonstop
$189
Alaska
LAXCHI
Fri 4/28
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 4/29
nonstop
$193
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Fri 4/28
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 4/29
nonstop
$193

How Much is a Flight from Los Angeles, California 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, California to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $162.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Los Angeles, California 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Los Angeles, California 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, California 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, California to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $161 $228
7-14 days $161 $188
14-21 days $144 $188
21-30 days $161 $188
30-60 days $185 $200
60-90 days $212 $232
90+ days $167 $223

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

We've examined 28,391,721,949 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles, California to Chicago is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$171$161$144$161$161$161$171

Compare Flight Prices from Los Angeles, California 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, California to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Los Angeles, California Chicago Spirit 4/28/17 5/4/17 0 $161
May Los Angeles, California Chicago United 5/10/17 5/20/17 0 $144
June Los Angeles, California Chicago Spirit 6/1/17 6/6/17 0 $197
July Los Angeles, California Chicago Frontier 7/31/17 8/16/17 0 $192
August Los Angeles, California Chicago Frontier 8/15/17 8/19/17 0 $167
September Los Angeles, California Chicago Frontier 9/2/17 9/9/17 0 $167
October Los Angeles, California Chicago Frontier 10/3/17 10/10/17 0 $167
November Los Angeles, California Chicago Virgin America 11/30/17 12/7/17 0 $227

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Los Angeles, California 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, California to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$161
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$161 $182
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$182 $171
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$171 $194
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$194 $185
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$185

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Los Angeles, California 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, California to Chicago is $248.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago is $204.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 01:10 23:45
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 23:45 23:45
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:25 17:25
United 10 10 10 10 10 7 11 00:33 23:55
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:40 17:20
Major Airlines 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 05:40 19:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Los Angeles, California 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, California 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, California to Chicago is $81.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago is $201.

Los Angeles, California to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Los Angeles, California to Chicago?
Answer: The average Los Angeles, California to Chicago flight time is 4 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles, California to Chicago is 1,740 miles (2,800 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago?
Answer: There are 207 direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Los Angeles, California airlines for direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 32% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles, California and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles, California to Chicago?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Los Angeles, California flying to Chicago Last modified: Apr 22, 2017 1:59 -04:00Number of routes searched: 648Number of itineraries searched: 3,925,485

Wondering which airlines fly out of Los Angeles, California to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Los Angeles, California 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, California to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Frontier -
Spirit -
United -
Virgin America -
American PDX
American PHX
American SEA
American ABQ
Air Canada YVR
AeroMexico MEX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SJC
Alaska ANC
Alaska AUS
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Copa PTY
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines CVG
Frontier COS
Frontier DEN
Spirit ATL
Spirit BWI
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
United DEN
United SFO
United ABQ
United ASE
Virgin America SFO

Los Angeles, California to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Los Angeles, California 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, California to Chicago