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Chicago to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 4:13 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles, California. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles, California flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
CHILAX
Tue 4/23
nonstop
LAXCHI
Sat 4/27
nonstop
$113
United
CHILAX
Tue 4/23
nonstop
LAXCHI
Sun 4/28
nonstop
$113
Spirit
CHILAX
Mon 4/1
nonstop
LAXCHI
Wed 4/10
nonstop
$167
Alaska
CHILAX
Tue 4/23
nonstop
LAXCHI
Wed 4/24
nonstop
$195
Frontier
CHILAX
Mon 4/1
1 stop
LAXCHI
Tue 4/9
1 stop
$196
Sun Country
CHILAX
Fri 5/31
1 stop
LAXCHI
Sat 6/8
1 stop
$238

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Los Angeles, California?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Los Angeles, California, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $113.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California?

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 Chicago to Los Angeles, California 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 Chicago to Los Angeles, California?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $195 $204
7-14 days $153 $179
14-21 days $154 $163
21-30 days $113 $183
30-60 days $113 $158
60-90 days $191 $195
90+ days $113 $179

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Los Angeles, California

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Los Angeles, California is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$113$113$113$113$113$113$113

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Los Angeles, California by Month

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 Chicago to Los Angeles, California flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Chicago Los Angeles, California American 3/29/19 4/9/19 0 $195
April Chicago Los Angeles, California American 4/23/19 4/27/19 0 $113
May Chicago Los Angeles, California United 5/4/19 5/7/19 0 $113
June Chicago Los Angeles, California Spirit 6/1/19 6/3/19 0 $191
July Chicago Los Angeles, California American 7/30/19 8/13/19 0 $212
August Chicago Los Angeles, California United 8/24/19 8/27/19 0 $165
September Chicago Los Angeles, California United 9/17/19 9/21/19 0 $113
October Chicago Los Angeles, California United 10/1/19 10/15/19 0 $164

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$275
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$275 $195
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$195 $255
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$255 $229
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$229 $113
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
$113

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California

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 Chicago to Los Angeles, California is $200.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California is $176.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 02:05 15:30
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:25 14:25
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:45 10:24
United 10 10 10 10 10 7 10 01:30 16:14
Major Airlines 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 00:40 16:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California

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 Chicago to Los Angeles, California. 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 Chicago to Los Angeles, California is $87.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California is $171.

Chicago to Los Angeles, California Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The average Chicago to Los Angeles, California flight time is 4 hours and 32 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles, California from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Los Angeles, California is 1,740 miles (2,800 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: There are 192 direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: United Airlines provides 34% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 4:13 -04:00Number of routes searched: 780Number of itineraries searched: 9,404,517

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Los Angeles, California? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Los Angeles, California. 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.

Chicago to Los Angeles, California
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Spirit -
United -
Interjet GDL
Interjet MEX
American DFW
American PHX
American ABQ
American ASE
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska ANC
Alaska SFO
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
EVA Air TPE
Copa PTY
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines CVG
Frontier DEN
Frontier MCO
Korean ICN
Spirit LAS
Spirit ATL
Spirit AUS
Spirit BWI
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United EWR
United SFO
United ASE

Chicago to Los Angeles, California Airports

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