Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare Illinois to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% 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 17 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 Illinois to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Illinois to Los Angeles?

Flights from Illinois to Los Angeles lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Illinois to Los Angeles in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $43.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for Illinois to LAX flights for June, July
2 Jul - 5 Jul
$110pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
2 Jul - 3 Jul
$116pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
10 Jul - 13 Jul
$121pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Illinois found for this year
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 22 Sep
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Aug - 7 Sep
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Los Angeles direct flight deals
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 22 Sep
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Sep - 20 Sep
$109pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Last minute flights from Illinois to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Illinois, departing today and this week
2 Jul - 5 Jul
$110pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
2 Jul - 3 Jul
$116pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
2 Jul - 5 Jul
$121pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Los Angeles
2:19 pm - 12:26 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
24h 07m
STL - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$74
Kiwi.com
2:19 pm - 4:28 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 09m
STL - LAX
Frontier
$75
Kiwi.com
2:10 am - 7:42 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 32m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$77
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Illinois to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Illinois to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Illinois to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Illinois to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from Illinois?

If you book a flight to Los Angeles from Illinois, you will be flying to Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Los Angeles.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $100, but on average you can expect to pay $114.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Los Angeles is less than $127.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to Los Angeles for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Illinois to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight from Illinois to Los Angeles check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Los Angeles?

The most popular route from Illinois to Los Angeles is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles. You may also consider Chicago Midway - Los Angeles or Lambert-St Louis - Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Illinois to Los Angeles is generally $584, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $57. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $107 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to Los Angeles?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Illinois to Los Angeles consider choosing Fiji Airways (100%), Finnair (100%) or Austrian Airlines (97%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from Illinois to Los Angeles?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Illinois to Los Angeles in about 3h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Illinois to Los Angeles round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($100), offers the cheapest pricing from Illinois to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Illinois to Los Angeles one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $50 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $73.

Departure points for flights from Illinois to Los Angeles

Select to see more specific information for flights to Los Angeles from all departure points in Illinois.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
3h 57m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Illinois to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois to Los Angeles 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
Alaska Airlines
$91 $197 No cancel fee 75%
Spirit Airlines
$69 $201 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$116 $203 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$38 $212 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$54 $318 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$74 $336 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$122 $349 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$284 $474 No cancel fee 63%
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