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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Illinois to Los Angeles, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 3% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $165 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $173.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Los Angeles (IL - LAX)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Illinois to Los Angeles as you normally would.

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 August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $49.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Illinois to LAX flights for October, November
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
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 Nov - 6 Nov
$54pp
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 Nov - 4 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Illinois found for this year
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$53pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$54pp
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 Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Los Angeles direct flight deals
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$53pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
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 Nov - 6 Nov
$54pp
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 Illinois to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Illinois, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$56pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Los Angeles
8:35 am - 11:12 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 37m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$22
mytrip.com
3:30 pm - 6:07 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 37m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$25
Gotogate
7:50 am - 9:50 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 00m
STL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$26
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Los Angeles

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.

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.

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 $53, but on average you can expect to pay $58.

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 $58.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

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

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

37 flight departures from Illinois to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 49% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Illinois to Los Angeles?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Illinois to Los Angeles in just under 4h 29m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Illinois and Los Angeles is about 1750 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Before booking your flight to Los Angeles from Illinois, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Fiji Airways (100%), Air China (100%), Azul( 95%).

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

When booking a flight from Illinois to Los Angeles, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles, Chicago Midway - Los Angeles or Lambert-St Louis - Los Angeles when deciding on the best route from Illinois to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from Illinois to Los Angeles is $56. On average you can expect to pay $584. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $53.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Illinois?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from Illinois need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to Illinois from Los Angeles?

Returning to Illinois from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

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Departure points for flights from Illinois to Los Angeles

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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 from Illinois to LAX
4h 04m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

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
Frontier
$38 $212 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$54 $352 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$69 $201 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$74 $354 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$91 $197 No cancel fee 75%
Sun Country Air
$116 $203 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$122 $349 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$284 $474 No cancel fee 63%
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