Favorite airline: Southwest
The most popular airline for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is Southwest.
16 %
American Airlines
9 %
United Airlines
8 %
Direct flights are cheaper
On this route, direct flights are $29.00 cheaper than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
03h 47min
06h 16min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 46 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Direct flights
03h 47min, from $261
46 %
1 stopover Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport, MN
06h 21min, from $371
15 %
1 stopover Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI
07h 02min, from $387
13 %
Round trip from $261.00
Flights on this route with a departure on 07/22/2019 and return flight on 08/05/2019 currently cost $261.00.


Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

With between 22 and 28 flights per day, the flight route from Los Angeles (LAX) to Chicago (CHI) is always bustling with activity, both with business and pleasure travelers. Scheduled, charter and low cost flight providers see to it that passengers are always being exchanged between the cities. The direct flight takes about 4 hours, covering a distance of 1740 miles. Non-stop flights are provided by American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest, Virgin America and Spirit.


Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

The cheapest way of getting to Chicago (aside from booking really early) would be to accept at least one stop on your journey. United offers some good deals with one stop-over if you are willing to deal with the inconvenience.


Destination Chicago

Passengers have a few options when it comes to the Chicago airports - Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), O'Hare International Airport (ORD), West Chicago Du Page (DPA) etc., with O'Hare being the largest and with the highest efficiency record. O' Hare has topped the polls as best airport in North America for a decade by two independent sources, You can get downtown using the local trains (CTA) or by road using the Interstate highways I-90, I-190. and I-294. Once you're there be sure to try some deep dish pizza, and see all the classic tourist attractions like Millenium Park, Michigan Avenue and Museum Campus.