Cheap flights from La Guardia to Chicago (LGA - CHI)

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The best prices from La Guardia to Chicago are usually found in July or August, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago (CHI)

LGA - CHI
Price
$143 - $281
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$143

From La Guardia to Chicago

One-way from

$43

One-way flight from La Guardia 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 La Guardia to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 28% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from La Guardia 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 La Guardia to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

What is the cheapest month to fly from La Guardia to Chicago?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from La Guardia. Users have commonly found prices around $135 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $33. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from La Guardia to Chicago (LGA - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from La Guardia to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from La Guardia to Chicago in February, March 2021

12 Mar - 16 Mar
$83pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
29 Mar - 5 Apr
$88pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
22 Mar - 24 Mar
$90pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

La Guardia to Chicago 2021 flight deals

24 Apr - 28 Apr
$72pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
15 May - 19 May
$74pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
14 Apr - 21 Apr
$78pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Chicago from La Guardia

14 Apr - 21 Apr
$78pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
28 Apr - 1 May
$80pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
23 Apr - 26 Apr
$81pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from La Guardia to Chicago

10 Mar - 15 Mar
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$117pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
6 Mar - 6 Mar
$119pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to Chicago from La Guardia

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 45m
LGA - ORD
American Airlines
10:47 am - 12:25 pm
Delta
Nonstop
2h 38m
LGA - ORD
Delta
$49
Delta
2:10 am - 3:47 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
2h 37m
LGA - ORD
JetBlue

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Flight FAQs

From La Guardia to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from La Guardia 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 La Guardia 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 New York LaGuardia to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York LaGuardia 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 New York LaGuardia to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from La Guardia to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from La Guardia to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

Are there nonstop flights from La Guardia to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from La Guardia to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from La Guardia to Chicago is less than $91.

Are there last-minute flights available from La Guardia to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from La Guardia to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from La Guardia to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Wednesday.

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

10 flight departures from New York LaGuardia to Chicago per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

Is La Guardia weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally colder than in La Guardia.

How long is the flight from La Guardia to Chicago?

A quick flight from La Guardia to Chicago can take about 2h 24m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $85. La Guardia and Chicago are separated by a distance of 735 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $72, was found to be the cheapest airline from La Guardia to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and JetBlue. You may be able to fly from La Guardia to Chicago for 62% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $38. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from La Guardia to Chicago for a low price.

Alternative routes for La Guardia to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 22m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from La Guardia to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$57 $149 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$73 $215 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$73 $220 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$186 $352 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$265 $416 No cancel fee 63%
Delta
$73 $494 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from La Guardia to Chicago

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 39% of LGA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 31% of LGA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of LGA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LGA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from La Guardia to Chicago
Sunday
30 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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