Cheap flights from Irvine to Chicago (CHI)

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The best prices from Irvine to Chicago are usually found in February or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Irvine to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHI flight in 2022: compare Irvine to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
IR9 - CHI
Price
$165 - $454
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$165

From Irvine to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$53

One-way flight from Irvine to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Irvine to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Chicago from Irvine average $273. You can even find prices in February for less than $273, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $85. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Irvine. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 66%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Irvine to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 19% 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 61 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 Irvine to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $305, or $326 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Irvine to Chicago (IR9 - CHI)?

When flying from Irvine to Chicago, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Irvine to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Irvine to CHI flights for August, September
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Sep - 25 Sep
$124pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Aug - 31 Aug
$125pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Irvine to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Irvine found for this year
21 Oct - 22 Oct
$105pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Oct - 19 Oct
$122pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Irvine to Chicago

21 Oct - 22 Oct
$105pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Oct - 19 Oct
$122pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Cheap Delta flights from Irvine to Chicago

10 Sep - 27 Sep
$238pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$277pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 18 Aug
$347pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Irvine

Save time with Irvine to Chicago direct flight deals
7 Sep - 24 Sep
$121pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Oct - 19 Oct
$122pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 1 Oct
$123pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Irvine to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Irvine, departing today and this week
16 Aug - 2 Sep
$192pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$203pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$210pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Chicago from Irvine

The cheapest one-way flights from Irvine to Chicago
5:20 am - 11:28 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 08m
LAX - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$53
mytrip.com
9:40 am - 3:47 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 07m
LAX - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$55
mytrip.com
11:00 am - 5:08 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 08m
LAX - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$58
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Irvine to Chicago

Which airlines flying from Irvine to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Irvine to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Irvine to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Irvine to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $105, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

Are there nonstop flights from Irvine to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Irvine to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Irvine to Chicago is less than $134.

Are there last-minute flights available from Irvine to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Irvine to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Irvine to Chicago?

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

How many flights depart from Irvine to Chicago on average per day?

On average 10 flights depart from Irvine to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Irvine to Chicago?

Departing from Irvine to Chicago will take you 8h 30m. Irvine and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1750 mi.

What are the cheapest flights from Irvine to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Irvine to Chicago is $79. On average you can expect to pay $722. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $123.

What are the most reliable airlines from Irvine to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Irvine, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Scandinavian Airlines (90%), ANA (88%), Air China( 88%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Irvine to Chicago?

Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Irvine to Chicago.

What are the most popular routes from Irvine to Chicago?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Los Angeles - Chicago Midway or Los Angeles - Chicago Greater Rockford when deciding on the best route from Irvine to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Irvine?

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

Most visitors from Irvine need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Irvine are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Irvine are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Irvine from Chicago?

Returning to Irvine from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Irvine.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Irvine.

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Alternative routes for Irvine to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 7 airlines flying from Irvine to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Irvine to Chicago 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $21 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$52 $237 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$62 $334 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$97 $460 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$118 $449 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$140 $446 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$170 $427 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Irvine to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Irvine towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of Irvine to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of Irvine to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of Irvine to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of Irvine to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Irvine to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Irvine to Chicago.
Sunday
134 daily flights
Monday
129 daily flights
Tuesday
126 daily flights
Wednesday
121 daily flights
Thursday
129 daily flights
Friday
132 daily flights
Saturday
120 daily flights