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Cheap flights from Chicago to California in September 2019

The best prices found for ORD to California flights for September
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to California 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Chicago found for this year
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 2 Nov
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 9 Nov
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to California from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to California direct flight deals
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Chicago, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Sep - 28 Sep
$129pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$132pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to California
Flight duration
4h 12m

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)
Average temperature for September in California
Avg rainfall for September in California

When you're looking to get out of Chicago for a few days or weeks, a California vacation could be just what you need. The state has some of the nation's best outdoor areas, including national parks, hiking trails and beaches, giving you the opportunity to enjoy that fantastic California weather. If you want to visit another big city like Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco are two of the best options, or you can check out one of California's charming smaller towns. There are plenty of daily direct flights from Chicago to California, and it only takes about four hours.

How long is the flight from Chicago to California?

The flight time from Chicago to California varies a bit depending on which city you fly into, but on most trips, expect a flight time of around four hours.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to California?

American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United and Virgin America all have flights available from Chicago to one or more cities in California.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and California?

Chicago to California is a popular route with dozens of flights every day. Quite a few of those are direct flights, and there are also many with stops available.

Which airports serve Chicago to California?

Chicago's primary airport is O'Hare International Airport, but there are also flights to California at its other airport, O'Hare International Airport. California has airports in quite a few of its major cities, with Los Angeles International Airport being the busiest. It's followed by San Francisco International Airport, San Diego International Airport and Oakland International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Chicago and California is cheapest?
There's no single route between Chicago and California that's consistently the cheapest, as it depends on the airline deals available. Since O'Hare International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport are the two options with the most flights available, that route sometimes has the cheapest routes. The best way to book your flight is to first figure out which part of California you want to visit and then look for deals to that area.

Most travelers visit California either to check out one of its cities or focus on one of its theme parks, such as Disneyland in Anaheim or Universal Studios in Los Angeles. If you go during the summer, make sure you spend an afternoon at one of the state's many beautiful beaches, which include Coronado in San Diego and El Matador in Malibu. Since California is known for having delicious fresh fruits and vegetables, you may also want to stop by a farmers market while you're there.

There's always plenty to do when you go on a California vacation. Use our smart search engine to find yourself the cheapest flights from Chicago to California.