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The best prices from Chicago to Los Angeles are usually found in February or January, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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Price
$158 - $270
Temperature
68 - 90 °F
Rainfall
0 - 5 inches
Most popular in July High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $240 Price for this month
Cheapest price $158 From Chicago to Los Angeles

Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles in August 2019

The best prices found for ORD to LAX flights for August
28 Aug - 4 Sep
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$154pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Aug - 4 Sep
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Los Angeles 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Chicago found for this year
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$144pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United 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
25 Sep - 5 Oct
$144pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$144pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Sep - 10 Sep
$148pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American 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
21 Aug - 31 Aug
$191pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Aug - 21 Aug
$194pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 24 Aug
$197pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Los Angeles
Flight duration
4h 12m

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Average temperature for August in Los Angeles
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Los Angeles
1.0 mm

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How long is the flight from Chicago to Los Angeles?

If you catch a nonstop flight from Chicago to Los Angeles, you can expect to spend about four and a half hours in the air. If your flight includes a stopover, add the time spent changing planes to determine your total flight time.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Los Angeles?

Most of the major U.S. airlines fly between Chicago and Los Angeles. Look for flights with Spirit, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, United, and Southwest Airlines.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and Los Angeles?
Almost three dozen nonstop flights connect Chicago to Los Angeles every day, with hundreds more connections available if you're willing to take the time for a stopover. Flights depart beginning at 6 a.m. and keep going till midnight.

Which airports serve Chicago to Los Angeles?

Most of Chicago's air traffic flows through O'Hare International Airport, the second-busiest airport in the country, but Midway International Airport can also serve as your starting point to get to Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County, you'll find three airports: Los Angeles International Airport, Long Beach Airport and the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.

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

Flights from Chicago's biggest airport, O'Hare, to the biggest airport in Los Angeles, LAX, tend to be cheaper than other routes. If you can fly late in the day, you may also find some cheaper choices.

Whether you're more interested in fine arts performances, sports or world-class shopping, your vacation in Los Angeles delivers it all under a blissfully sunny sky. A trip to the beach is mandatory, whether you choose Santa Monica, Malibu or some other relaxing haven. Drive through the Hollywood Hills and Santa Monica Mountains to marvel at the only city with a mountain range running through its midst, and look for movie stars' homes while you explore. Don't be surprised if you spot more movie starts while shopping on Beverly Hills' famed Rodeo Drive. In the summertime, head to the Hollywood Bowl for concerts under the stars, or marvel at architect Frank Gehry's amazing Walt Disney Concert Hall as you catch a performance by the L.A. Philharmonic.

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

On average 364 flights depart from Chicago to Los Angeles per day.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 7% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 22% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 35% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

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 1,087 miles.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Los Angeles flights.
Flight FAQs
From Chicago to Los Angeles
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 29 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from Chicago offer a total of 91,956,546 seats to Los Angeles per day
What is the cheapest airline for this route?
The cheapest airline for this route is United Parcel Service, Inc. on average. United Parcel Service, Inc. operates 15 flight per week
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