Cheap flights from Riverside to Chicago (LAX - CHI)

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The best prices from Riverside to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Riverside (LAX) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CHI flight in 2021: compare Riverside to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LAX - CHI
Price
$102 - $284
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$102

From Riverside to Chicago

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Riverside to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Riverside to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Riverside to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Riverside to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Riverside to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Riverside average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Riverside. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Riverside to Chicago (LAX - CHI)?

When flying from Riverside to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Riverside to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to CHI flights for May, June
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 May - 22 May
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 22 May
$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

Riverside to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Riverside found for this year
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 May - 22 May
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 22 May
$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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Riverside

Save time with Riverside to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Jun - 5 Jun
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 22 May
$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

Last minute flights from Riverside to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Riverside, departing today and this week
19 May - 22 May
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 22 May
$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
18 May - 22 May
$119pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Chicago from Riverside

The cheapest one-way flights from Riverside to Chicago
8:49 pm - 7:43 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
20h 54m
LAX - ORD
Frontier
$69
Kiwi.com
9:56 am - 7:43 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 47m
LAX - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$80
Kiwi.com
1:30 pm - 2:00 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
10h 30m
LAX - ORD
Alaska Airlines
$85
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Riverside to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Chicago 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 Los Angeles and Chicago 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 Los Angeles to Chicago 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 Los Angeles to Chicago 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 Los Angeles to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?

Most people fly from Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago. On average, Los Angeles has 56 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 9 airlines. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Los Angeles’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Riverside to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $116, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Riverside to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Riverside to Chicago is less than $128.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 20 flights depart from Los Angeles to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Los Angeles. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Riverside to Chicago?

A quick flight from Riverside to Chicago can take about 3h 50m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $123. There are 1750 mi between Riverside and Chicago. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Riverside to Chicago round-trip?

American Airlines, at $116, was found to be the cheapest airline from Riverside to Chicago. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. American Airlines is 36% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Riverside to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Riverside to Chicago are Spirit Airlines ($52), Frontier ($62), and American Airlines ($66).

Alternative routes for Riverside to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Riverside to Chicago.
Flight duration
4h 15m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 8 airlines flying from Riverside to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Riverside 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
Sun Country Air
$114 $195 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$97 $208 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$91 $226 No cancel fee 75%
Spirit Airlines
$81 $236 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$87 $244 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$86 $288 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$122 $323 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$297 $518 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Riverside to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Riverside towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of LAX to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 37% of LAX to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of LAX to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of LAX to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Riverside to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Riverside to Chicago.
Sunday
57 daily flights
Monday
70 daily flights
Tuesday
57 daily flights
Wednesday
54 daily flights
Thursday
60 daily flights
Friday
58 daily flights
Saturday
41 daily flights
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