Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD) to California

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to LAX flight in 2021: compare Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California at least 17 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California for as little as $75 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $95 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California in May, June 2021

The best prices found for ORD to California flights for May, June
2 Jun - 16 Jun
$86pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 20 May
$101pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for this year
2 Jun - 16 Jun
$86pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 20 May
$101pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to California from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Save time with Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California direct flight deals
15 Jul - 27 Jul
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$111pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jul - 20 Jul
$111pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Chicago-O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
18 May - 20 May
$101pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 20 May
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 20 May
$109pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to California from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California
5:00 pm - 7:32 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
4h 32m
ORD - LAX
American Airlines
4:30 am - 1:13 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 43m
ORD - ONT
Frontier
$69
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago-O'Hare Intl and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $86, but on average you can expect to pay $107.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California is less than $119.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

When booking a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

When deciding which route to take from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco or Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Diego as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California is $57. On average you can expect to pay $584. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $119.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California are Fiji Airways (100%), Royal Jordanian (100%) and ANA (96%).

How long is the flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California?

Airlines like Frontier and American Airlines fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California in about 4h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California round-trip from $86.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $46. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California for a low price.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California.
Flight duration
4h 15m

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$64 $220 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$38 $221 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$116 $230 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$116 $277 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$91 $305 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$91 $317 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$56 $323 No cancel fee 69%
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