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

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

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to LAX flight in 2021: compare O'Hare Intl to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California (ORD - CA)?

When flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 3% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 14 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $165, or $173 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to California from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $179. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $49. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ORD to California flights for October, November
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago O'Hare Intl to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from O'Hare Intl found for this year
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to California from O'Hare Intl

Save time with O'Hare Intl to California direct flight deals
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$58pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from O'Hare Intl to California
8:35 am - 11:12 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 37m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$22
mytrip.com
3:30 pm - 6:07 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 37m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$25
Gotogate
3:02 pm - 5:40 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 38m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$26
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to California

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 Airport to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $53, but on average you can expect to pay $62.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California is less than $63.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California on average per day?

Travelers can expect 37 flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 49% of flight departures

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

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California in about 4h 29m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California is about 1750 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California are Fiji Airways (100%), Air China (100%) and Azul (95%).

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

While some choose either Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco or Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Diego, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles is the most popular route from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California?

On average you can expect to pay $584 for a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to California. The cheapest flight overall is $56 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $53.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from O'Hare Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to O'Hare Intl from California?

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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Destination information for California

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

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
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Fresno (FAT)

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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from 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
Frontier
$38 $221 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$56 $323 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$64 $220 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$91 $305 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$91 $317 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$116 $277 No cancel fee N/A
Sun Country Air
$116 $230 No cancel fee 83%
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