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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago, IL, United States - LAX to CHI Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:18 AM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Chicago Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:18 AM

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United
LAXCHI
Tue 9/13
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 9/20
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Thu 8/25
nonstop
$127
Select
Spirit
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Fri 8/26
nonstop
$127
Select
Spirit
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 8/27
nonstop
$127
Select
Spirit
LAXCHI
Wed 8/24
nonstop
CHILAX
Thu 8/25
nonstop
$127
Select
Spirit
LAXCHI
Wed 8/24
nonstop
CHILAX
Fri 8/26
nonstop
$127
Select
American
LAXCHI
Sat 9/17
1 stop
CHILAX
Tue 9/20
1 stop
$174
Select
American
LAXCHI
Sat 9/17
1 stop
CHILAX
Tue 9/27
1 stop
$174
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Frontier
LAXCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$231
Select
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Mon 7/11
nonstop
CHILAX
Wed 7/13
nonstop
$257
Select
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Fri 8/26
nonstop
$257
Select
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 8/27
nonstop
$257
Select
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$257
Select
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHILAX
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$257
Select
Alaska
LAXCHI
Tue 10/4
1 stop
CHILAX
Wed 10/12
1 stop
$274
Select
Alaska
LAXCHI
Sat 10/8
1 stop
CHILAX
Wed 10/12
1 stop
$274
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JetBlue
LAXCHI
Thu 9/8
1 stop
CHILAX
Mon 9/12
1 stop
$559
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Chicago (LAX to CHI)?

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 $132.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Chicago (LAX to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $312 $360
7-14 days $257 $324
14-21 days $237 $319
21-30 days $237 $310
30-60 days $127 $129
60-90 days $81 $161
90+ days $119 $169

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$149 $81 $127 $127 $127 $161 $149

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Los Angeles Chicago United 6/29/16 7/9/16 1 $361
July Los Angeles Chicago United 7/19/16 7/22/16 0 $237
August Los Angeles Chicago Spirit 8/23/16 8/25/16 0 $127
September Los Angeles Chicago United 9/13/16 9/20/16 0 $81
October Los Angeles Chicago American 10/29/16 11/12/16 0 $119
November Los Angeles Chicago American 11/5/16 11/7/16 0 $119
December Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 12/7/16 12/10/16 0 $237
January Los Angeles Chicago Frontier 1/7/17 1/10/17 0 $237

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$407
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$407 $262
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$262 $292
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$292 $282
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$282 $302
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$302

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago (LAX to CHI)

Your Los Angeles to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 $295.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is $207.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 11 10 10 10 01:25 23:57
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 09:30 09:30
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:12 17:22
United 15 15 15 15 15 13 13 00:28 22:45
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:25 17:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago (LAX to CHI)

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 $124.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is $254.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $93
Ontario to Chicago American, Alaska, United $174
Santa Ana to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $157
Burbank to Chicago American, Alaska, United $237
Palm Springs to Chicago American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $364
Long Beach to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $318
Bakersfield to Chicago American, United $412
Santa Barbara to Chicago American, Alaska, United $362
San Luis Obispo to Chicago American, United $412
Palomar to ChicagoCheck Dates
Tijuana to Chicago American, AeroMexico, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America, Volaris $376
Santa Maria to Chicago United $362
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $263
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $233
Los Angeles to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $286
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $91
Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $244
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Los Angeles to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $152
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $359
Los Angeles to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $259
Los Angeles to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $284
San Diego to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $316
San Diego to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $311
Los Angeles to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $320
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $182
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $275
Los Angeles to South Bend American, United $360

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Chicago (LAX to CHI) Number of flights searched: 300Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:18 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Los Angeles to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DEN X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit LAS X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Los Angeles and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Los Angeles to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Chicago flight time is 4 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Chicago is 1740 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: There are 204 direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 49% 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: Denver, CO
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