Favorite airline: United Airlines
The favorite airline for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is United Airlines.
United Airlines
21 %
American Airlines
11 %
Alaska Airlines
4 %
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 33 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 54min
11h 09min
09h 18min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago are most often booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
03h 54min, from $296
42 %
1 stopover Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport
05h 53min, from $595
29 %
1 stopover San Francisco International Airport, CA
11h 09min, from $444
17 %

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.