Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Our cheapest offers for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Here you can compare cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Chicago (CHI) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Chicago. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Favorite airline: Spirit Airlines
47 % of flights from Los Angeles to Chicago are booked with Spirit Airlines.
Spirit Airlines
47 %
Sun Country Airlines
25 %
United Airlines
13 %
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
The cheapest day of departure is Saturday. You can save up to 23 % when you fly on these days of the week.
Same price for non-stop and stopover flights
On this route prices are the same for flights with or without a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
04h 04min
05h 47min
16h 05min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 42 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Direct flights
04h 04min, from $126
42 %
1 stopover Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport, MN
08h 05min, from $276
30 %
1 stopover Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport, NV
05h 47min, from $126
14 %

Useful information about the flight from Los Angeles to Chicago

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 Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue and Museum Campus.

Flight information: Los Angeles - Chicago

Roundtrip from $170.87
Flight duration min. 03:50 / max. 07:15
Return flight duration min. 04:25/ max. 11:25
Distance 2826 km
Flights per week 212
Departure airport Airport Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
Arrival airport Airport Chicago-IL all Airports (ORD, MDW, RFD) (CHI)
Destination country Flights to United States