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Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles (CHI - LAX)

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The best prices from Chicago to Los Angeles are usually found in February or September, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

CHI - LAX
Price
$170 - $291
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Average price $205 Average for round-trip flights in April 2020
Round-trip from $170 From Chicago to Los Angeles

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles in April 2020

The best prices found for ORD to LAX flights for April
8 Apr - 15 Apr
$28pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Apr - 19 Apr
$30pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Apr - 17 Apr
$33pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Chicago found for this year
5 May - 8 May
$28pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 May - 9 May
$30pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 May - 9 May
$31pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Los Angeles direct flight deals
2 Apr - 4 Apr
$28pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Apr - 9 Apr
$30pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 May - 9 May
$31pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Apr - 5 Apr
$28pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Apr - 9 Apr
$30pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Apr - 8 May
$34pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
5:15 am - 7:58 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 43m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$14
FlyFar
5:15 am - 7:58 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 43m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$15
FlyFar
11:40 am - 2:22 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 42m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$16
FlyFar

Alternative routes for Chicago to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Los Angeles
Flight duration
4h 20m
Average temperature for April in Los Angeles
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Los Angeles
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Los Angeles
Sunday
96 daily flights
Monday
101 daily flights
Tuesday
97 daily flights
Wednesday
105 daily flights
Thursday
99 daily flights
Friday
97 daily flights
Saturday
73 daily flights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Los Angeles 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 Chicago and Los Angeles 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $28, but on average you can expect to pay $30.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Los Angeles is less than $30.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently just 3 open flights from Chicago to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Los Angeles?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Chicago to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 1,692 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Airlines departing from Chicago to Los Angeles can be delayed by up to 29min. or more hours.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider United Parcel Service, Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, generally 15 flights depart for this route daily.

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

For nonstop trips expect to fly for about 5 hours. The travel distance is approximately 1,091 miles.

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

On average 206 flights depart from Chicago to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 34% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 42% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. 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 Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Chicago.