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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Chicago
Flight duration
4h 25m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

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Flight FAQs

From California to Chicago

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 779 users have taken a look at flights from California to Chicago.

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

Consider Major Airline, Alaska Airlines or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from California to Chicago.

What are the most popular routes from California to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from California to Chicago are Los Angeles - Chicago O'Hare Intl, San Francisco - Chicago O'Hare Intl and Los Angeles - Chicago Midway.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to Chicago? While on average our users pay $186, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $56. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $95.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Chicago?

Consider Korean Air (100%), Royal Jordanian (93%) or EVA Air (91%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from California to Chicago.

What airports serve California to Chicago flights?

Airports that serve flights from California to Chicago all depend on the location that you choose to leave from. California has multiple airports you can use such as Los Angeles International Airport, San Jose International Airport and Ontario Airport. Just as there are plenty of choices from California there are also choices from Chicago as well. Chicago O’Hare International Airport is a popular choice but there is also Chicago Midway Airport available for flights from California to Chicago.

Which airlines fly directly from California to Chicago?

The airlines that fly directly from California to Chicago depend on the location that you choose. For Flights from Los Angeles to O’Hare typically Spirit Airlines and United Airlines have flights available for you. While if you choose to fly from San Jose International Airport to Chicago Midway Airport typically Southwest Airlines and Delta Airlines have an array of flights to choose from. All the airlines and prices will vary on the dates chosen and locations picked for flights from California to Chicago.

What are the stopover options between California to Chicago?

Typical flights from California to Chicago are nonstop flights but there are some locations that may give you one stopover to possibly two. When flying from Los Angeles International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport, you will not have stopovers and the flight will range near 4h 6m. If you do have a stopover it is usually located at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a total of 5h 41m. When flying from Ontario to Chicago Midway you will have a total of two stops at both Los Angeles International Airport and Minneapolis?Saint Paul International Airport for a total time of 8h 32m.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from California to Chicago?

If you are a US Citizen then you will not need to have a visa when flying from California to Chicago due to it being a domestic flight and unnecessary for you to have a visa. You will be required to have photo identification whether that be in the form of a passport or a valid driver’s license it varies from airline but it is required if you are to board the airplane.