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)

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 March, April 2021

21 Apr - 28 Apr
$47pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Apr - 26 Apr
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$51pp
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

21 Apr - 28 Apr
$47pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Apr - 26 Apr
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$51pp
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

21 Apr - 28 Apr
$47pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Apr - 26 Apr
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$51pp
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

15 Mar - 17 Mar
$47pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$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
15 Mar - 17 Mar
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Illinois

3:15 pm - 5:56 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
4h 41m
ORD - LAX
American Airlines
5:51 am - 8:26 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 35m
ORD - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$53
mytrip.com
6:29 am - 6:28 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
13h 59m
ORD - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$55
Gotogate

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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 and Delta 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 Spirit Airlines, American 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 $47, 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 $60.

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?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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 Moline Quad-City - Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Illinois to Los Angeles is generally $582, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $66. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $47 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%), Air China (100%) or Royal Jordanian (100%) 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, American Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Illinois to Los Angeles in about 4h 26m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 17m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Illinois to Los Angeles round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($47), and American Airlines ($59) 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 $20 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $44 and American Airlines from $49 one-way.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Flight duration
4h 14m
Average temperature for March in Los Angeles
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Los Angeles
1.3 ″

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

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%
Delta
$122 $349 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$54 $352 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$74 $354 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$284 $474 No cancel fee 63%
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