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.


Practical tips for finding the best flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Whether you're looking for a flight connection with American Airlines or Alaska Airlines – with idealo you'll find the information you need to book a low-cost trip from Los Angeles to Chicago. An analysis of the database indicates that tickets for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago start at a reasonable $53. In comparison to other days of the week, flights on Wednesdays and Tuesdays are up to 46 % cheaper. Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines und Sun Country Airlines are each chosen 33 % of the time by idealo customers, making them the most frequently used airlines for this connection.

Time-saving direct flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Direct flights often give you speed, comfort and convenience. Without having to stop on your journey from Los Angeles to Chicago, you'll be able to enjoy a relaxing flight. These are available on any day with American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines or Virgin America. With prices starting from $53 per ticket for a direct flight, this is the cheapest offer in our database. Ticket prices for connections with stopovers start at $115, but if you're more interested in direct flights you can find tickets for only $53. Only 19 % of idealo users choose stopover flights, whereas 57 % prefer direct flights. For stopover connections flights with stops in Las Vegas or Minneapolis are very popular. If you want to take the fastest stopover connection, choose a flight with a stop in Las Vegas and enjoy a flight duration of 5 hours and 29 minutes. When flying this route, you only require one hour and 44 minutes more than with a direct flight. Whether you prefer American Airlines or another airline from Los Angeles to Chicago, here at idealo we can find the perfect deal for you.