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Flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago, United States

Los Angeles, California to Chicago Last modified: Sep 20, 2017 2:36 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 2,601,477,176 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
LAXCHI
Wed 1/10
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 1/16
nonstop
United
LAXCHI
Tue 10/17
nonstop
CHILAX
Sat 10/28
nonstop
Spirit
LAXCHI
Fri 1/12
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 1/16
nonstop
$104
Frontier
LAXCHI
Tue 10/24
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 10/31
nonstop
$105
Virgin America
LAXCHI
Tue 10/10
nonstop
CHILAX
Tue 10/17
nonstop
$151
Alaska
LAXCHI
Thu 9/28
nonstop
CHILAX
Wed 10/4
nonstop
$159

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 $102.

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 $137 $203
7-14 days $116 $152
14-21 days $129 $150
21-30 days $95 $142
30-60 days $95 $142
60-90 days $109 $142
90+ days $95 $141

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 2,602,074,297 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 Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$100$95$105$109$100$95$109

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
September Los Angeles, California Chicago United 9/30/17 10/10/17 0 $116
October Los Angeles, California Chicago United 10/17/17 10/25/17 0 $95
November Los Angeles, California Chicago Spirit 11/1/17 11/4/17 0 $109
December Los Angeles, California Chicago Spirit 12/1/17 12/3/17 0 $109
January Los Angeles, California Chicago American 1/10/18 1/16/18 0 $95
February Los Angeles, California Chicago American 2/1/18 2/4/18 0 $95
March Los Angeles, California Chicago Spirit 3/1/18 3/5/18 0 $167
April Los Angeles, California Chicago Spirit 4/3/18 4/4/18 0 $167

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
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$147
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$147 $137
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$137 $129
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$129 $129
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$129 $147
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$147

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 $189.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago is $155.

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 16:05 16:05
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:25 14:25
United 11 10 11 11 11 9 12 00:32 23:59
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:33 17:25
Major Airlines 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 06:10 18:50

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 $80.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles, California to Chicago is $154.

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 5 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 213 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 34% 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: Sep 20, 2017 2:36 -04:00Number of routes searched: 497Number of itineraries searched: 3,494,809

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 ABQ
American ASE
American ATL
American AUS
AeroMexico GDL
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska ANC
Alaska SFO
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 BWI
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit FLL
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