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The best prices from Los Angeles to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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Price
$149 - $272
Temperature
34 - 84 °F
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches
Most popular in July High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $195 Price for this month
Cheapest price $149 From Los Angeles to Chicago

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago in September 2019

The best prices found for LAX to ORD flights for September
30 Sep - 8 Oct
$113pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$124pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 4 Oct
$124pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Chicago 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Los Angeles found for this year
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$124pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Nov - 16 Nov
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Oct - 12 Nov
$135pp
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 Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Chicago direct flight deals
30 Sep - 8 Oct
$113pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$113pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 4 Oct
$124pp
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 Los Angeles to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
18 Sep - 2 Oct
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$142pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
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ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Sep - 25 Sep
$143pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Chicago
Flight duration
4h 14m

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)
Average temperature for September in Chicago
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Los Angeles and Chicago are both bustling cities with plenty of things to see and do. While both cities have many similarities, Chicago offers a uniquely Midwestern experience you just can't get on the West Coast. From vibrant neighborhoods to a busy downtown area, Chicago is essentially many smaller towns wrapped up in one large metropolis. You'll find no shortage of things to keep you busy during your stay in Chicago, from improv theaters showcasing up-and-coming comedians to world-class art and history museums. With so much to see and do, you may want to consider staying for a few extra days just to get all of the authentic Chicago experiences checked off of your list.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Chicago?

The average direct flight from Los Angeles to either of Chicago's major airports usually lasts around four hours, not including boarding times. You can find cheaper airfare by selecting a flight with a stopover, but that will extend the travel time a bit.

Which airlines operate flights from Los Angeles to Chicago?

Many major airlines offer direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago, including United, American, Spirit, Frontier, Southwest and Alaska Airlines. Connecting flights can also be found with several other carriers, including Delta.

How frequent are flights between Los Angeles to Chicago?

Flights between Los Angeles and Chicago are frequent throughout each day, with at least one flight arriving from LA every hour during peak travel times.

Which airports serve Los Angeles to Chicago?

Chicago is served by two major airports and several smaller regional facilities. For flights from Los Angeles, you can expect to arrive at either O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport. The main airport serving Los Angeles is Los Angeles International Airport, also known as LAX.

Which direct flight route between Los Angeles and Chicago is cheapest?

The cheapest direct flight route between Los Angeles and Chicago is typically found with American Airlines or Frontier, both of which arrive at O'Hare Airport. The fares for each carrier's basic economy rates are close in price.

Los Angeles and Chicago both share a lot in common, but they are defined by their differences. While temperatures in LA are almost always moderate and sunny, Chicago weather is notoriously unpredictable. However, it makes the perfect destination for a summer getaway or a true winter Christmas experience. Chicago is known for its local cuisine, including deep dish pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs, and visits to the local neighborhoods reveal a wide range of international cuisines. Visit Pilsen for its authentic Mexican taquerias or head to Chinatown for its wide range of delicious eateries. The Loop and the surrounding downtown area are home to the Magnificent Mile shopping district, the Art Institute of Chicago, The Goodman Theater and a host of smaller museums and shops. Finish your trip to the Loop with a visit to Millennium Park and a ride on the CTA's "El" elevated train.

If you are planning a trip to the Windy City, use our smart search engine to find the cheapest flights between Los Angeles and Chicago.

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

Per day, 231 flights depart from Los Angeles to Chicago on average.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 6% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long does the flight from Los Angeles to Chicago take?

You can expect a flight time of up to 4 hours for nonstop. Airlines will travel a distance of up to 1,091 miles.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Chicago flights.
Flight FAQs
From Los Angeles to Chicago
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 55 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from Los Angeles offer a total of 56,637,241 seats to Chicago per day
What is the cheapest airline for this route?
The cheapest airline for this route is United Air Lines Inc. on average. United Air Lines Inc. operates 220 flight per week
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