Cheap flights from Long Beach to Chicago (LGB - CHI)

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The best prices from Long Beach to Chicago are usually found in May or August, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Long Beach (LGB) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LGB to CHI flight in 2021: compare Long Beach to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LGB - CHI
Price
$227 - $471
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$227

From Long Beach to Chicago

One-way from

$106

One-way flight from Long Beach 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 Long Beach to Chicago?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Long Beach to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 20 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 Long Beach to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Long Beach to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Long Beach in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Long Beach to Chicago (LGB - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Long Beach to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 34% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Long Beach to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LGB to CHI flights for May, June
21 May - 24 May
$211pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
9 Jun - 15 Jun
$217pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$221pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal

Long Beach to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Long Beach found for this year
21 May - 24 May
$211pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
9 Sep - 15 Sep
$215pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
18 Aug - 1 Sep
$217pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal

Last minute flights from Long Beach to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Long Beach, departing today and this week
21 May - 24 May
$211pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
20 May - 24 May
$229pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
17 May - 22 May
$245pp
LGB
Long Beach Municipal
Delta
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
   
2 STOPS
LGB
Long Beach Municipal

One-way flights to Chicago from Long Beach

The cheapest one-way flights from Long Beach to Chicago
6:49 am - 2:29 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 40m
LGB - ORD
American Airlines
1:37 pm - 9:24 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 47m
LGB - ORD
American Airlines
6:49 am - 1:58 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
17h 09m
LGB - ORD
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Long Beach to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Long Beach 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 Long Beach 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.

Which airlines flying from Long Beach Municipal to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Long Beach to Chicago?

Long Beach Municipal (LGB), located 4.1 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Long Beach to Chicago. 4 airlines have flights from Long Beach Municipal to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Long Beach Municipal to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 outbound flight to Chicago per day.

Can I find flights from Long Beach to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Long Beach to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $211, but on average you can expect to pay $241.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Long Beach to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Long Beach to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Long Beach to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Long Beach to Chicago?

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

Is Long Beach weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °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 hotter than in Long Beach.

How long is the flight from Long Beach to Chicago?

A quick flight from Long Beach to Chicago can take about 5h 39m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $256. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Long Beach to Chicago round-trip from $211. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Delta. American Airlines is currently priced 32% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $106 on American Airlines. Another option is Delta, who have fights from $113.

Alternative routes for Long Beach 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 Long Beach to Chicago.
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Long Beach

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Long Beach to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Long Beach 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
Spirit Airlines
$111 $188 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$163 $300 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$200 $406 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$244 $424 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Long Beach to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Long Beach towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of LGB to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of LGB to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of LGB to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LGB to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Long Beach to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Long Beach to Chicago.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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