Cheap flights from Las Vegas to Chicago (LAS - CHI)

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The best prices from Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago are usually found in April or May, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Las Vegas (LAS) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LAS to CHI flight in 2021: compare Las Vegas to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LAS - CHI
Price
$97 - $202
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$97

From Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$48

One-way flight from Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Las Vegas to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Las Vegas to Chicago?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Las Vegas. Prices for April average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Las Vegas to Chicago (LAS - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Las Vegas to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Las Vegas to Chicago?

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 56% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Las Vegas to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LAS to CHI flights for October, November
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$53pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$54pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
10 Nov - 15 Nov
$55pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran

Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Las Vegas found for this year
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$53pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$54pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
10 Nov - 15 Nov
$55pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Las Vegas

Save time with Las Vegas to Chicago direct flight deals
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$53pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$54pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
10 Nov - 15 Nov
$55pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran

Last minute flights from Las Vegas to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Las Vegas, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$54pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$56pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$58pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
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Las Vegas McCarran

One-way flights to Chicago from Las Vegas

The cheapest one-way flights from Las Vegas to Chicago
9:55 am - 3:13 pm
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 18m
LAS - RFD
Allegiant Air
$48
mytrip.com
6:55 pm - 12:21 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 26m
LAS - ORD
American Airlines
7:38 pm - 1:14 am
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 36m
LAS - ORD
Frontier
$54
JustFly

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Flight FAQs

From Las Vegas to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Las Vegas to Chicago?

For a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago, you will be flying from McCarran. Las Vegas McCarran (LAS) is just 6.2 mi from the center of the city. McCarran is the only Las Vegas airport and it handles 43 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 8 airlines have flights to Chicago from Las Vegas McCarran on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Frontier, 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 Las Vegas to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Las Vegas to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $53, but on average you can expect to pay $65.

Are there nonstop flights from Las Vegas to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Las Vegas to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Chicago is less than $66.

Are there last-minute flights available from Las Vegas to Chicago for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Las Vegas to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 22 flights from Las Vegas to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 27% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Las Vegas to Chicago?

For as low as $53, Spirit Airlines can have you in Chicago from Las Vegas in 3h 18m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1519 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $53, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Las Vegas to Chicago and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Allegiant Air for as low as $70. Spirit Airlines is 60% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $22. Spirit Airlines flights start at $24 while deals on Allegiant Air start at $33 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Las Vegas to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from Las Vegas to Chicago are Las Vegas McCarran - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Las Vegas McCarran - Chicago Midway and Las Vegas McCarran - Chicago Greater Rockford.

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

When booking a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Las Vegas to Chicago?

Consider Brussels Airlines (93%), Austrian Airlines (92%) or Aer Lingus (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Las Vegas to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Las Vegas to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $61. While the most popular route (Las Vegas McCarran - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $53 on average our data indicates $614 when flying from Las Vegas to Chicago

What airports serve Las Vegas to Chicago flights?

You can fly into Chicago from Las Vegas either at Chicago O’Hare or Chicago Midway. You’ll get on your flight at McCarran International Airport and fly straight to Chicago or make a stop in between before landing in Illinois. There are several airlines serving this route. Direct flights take a little less than four hours while some of the longer routes with stops in between take more than nine hours. Chicago O’Hare is the busiest of the two major airports you’ll be flying into. It’s in the northwest part of the city. It’s 14 miles from the Loop district. Midway is closer to the Loop. It’s only about eight miles from that area. Midway used to be the main airport for Chicago until O’Hare took that over. Now Midway serves as a hub for many of the low-cost carriers, like Southwest.

Which airlines fly directly from Las Vegas to Chicago?

You can fly direct on American Airlines and Frontier, as well as Spirit Airlines. United also offers direct flights for this route. The direct flights on these carriers go into O’Hare. Southwest does offer several direct flights that go into Midway, however. There are more options for flying to O’Hare overall.

What are the stopover options between Las Vegas to Chicago?

You’ll find stopovers for this route in Minneapolis, San Francisco, Denver, and Washington DC on various airlines. You might also stop in Los Angeles, Dallas, Cincinnati, and Salt Lake City. Many of the stopovers are less than two hours. Southwest has stops in Albuquerque, St. Louis, Raleigh-Durham, and Baltimore as well.

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

You don’t need a passport or visa to fly this route. It’s purely domestic so you’ll just need to show up with a valid form of identification and your ticket to board. You can use your passport for ID but it’s not necessary.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Las Vegas?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Las Vegas McCarran must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Las Vegas McCarran are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Las Vegas from Chicago?

Returning to Las Vegas McCarran from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Las Vegas McCarran.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Las Vegas McCarran.

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Alternative routes for Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas to Chicago.
Flight duration from LAS to Chicago
3h 45m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Las Vegas

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Las Vegas McCarran to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Las Vegas 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
United Airlines
$48 $231 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$60 $226 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$63 $162 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$67 $179 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$122 $318 No cancel fee N/A
Allegiant Air
$139 $234 No cancel fee 88%

Hourly flight availability from Las Vegas to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Las Vegas towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of LAS to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of LAS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 19% of LAS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of LAS to CHI departures
Midnight
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Weekly flight availability
from Las Vegas to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Las Vegas to Chicago.
Sunday
32 daily flights
Monday
57 daily flights
Tuesday
49 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
47 daily flights
Friday
44 daily flights
Saturday
29 daily flights
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