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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 $99 $153
7-14 days $99 $153
14-21 days $236 $147
21-30 days $196 $147
30-60 days $168 $75
60-90 days $252 $143
90+ days $248 $171

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
April Chicago Los Angeles, California !! 4/23/21 4/27/21 0 $99
May Chicago Los Angeles, California !! 5/13/21 5/16/21 0 $196
June Chicago Los Angeles, California !! 6/12/21 6/18/21 0 $168
July Chicago Los Angeles, California Alaska 7/23/21 7/30/21 0 $448
August Chicago Los Angeles, California Spirit 8/2/21 8/11/21 0 $248
August Chicago Los Angeles, California Spirit 8/3/21 8/14/21 0 $229
September Chicago Los Angeles, California American 9/22/21 9/27/21 0 $197
October Chicago Los Angeles, California American 10/21/21 10/25/21 0 $197

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

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$63
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$63 $78
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$78 $269
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$269
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$152
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$196
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$196

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 $202.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California is $222.

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 02:30 17:15
United 10 10 10 10 10 7 9 01:40 16:05

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 $747.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California is $222.

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 25 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 129 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 51% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Los Angeles, California.

Airlines in Chicago flying to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Apr 19, 2021 17:51 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, California