Favorite airline: United Airlines
28 % of flights from Los Angeles to Chicago are booked with United Airlines.
United Airlines
28 %
American Airlines
11 %
11 %
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are $143.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
03h 55min
07h 26min
The favorite connection is non-stop
62 % of all bookings on the route Los Angeles to Chicago are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
03h 55min, from $262
62 %
1 stopover San Francisco International Airport, CA
07h 26min, from $405
25 %
1 stopover Denver International Airport, CO
05h 14min, from $441
12 %

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.