Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

Selected fares from Chicago to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI LAX Thu, Oct 15 - Tue, Oct 20 $198
CHI LAX Sat, May 9 - Tue, May 12 $217
CHI LAX Sat, May 16 - Wed, May 27 $254
CHI LAX Sat, Jun 6 - Tue, Jun 9 $274
CHI LAX Wed, May 6 - Wed, May 13 $275
CHI LAX Tue, May 5 - Tue, May 12 $296
CHI LAX Wed, May 13 - Tue, May 19 $317
CHI LAX Thu, May 14 - Tue, May 19 $322
CHI LAX Sat, May 23 - Tue, Jun 2 $326
CHI LAX Tue, May 5 - Tue, May 12 $462

Chicago and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, China Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America
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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US

map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 7 United Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Chicago to Los Angeles

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Leave Sat, May 23 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $200
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Leave Wed, May 6 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $217
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Chicago to Los Angeles

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Leave Fri, Jun 5 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $228
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Leave Tue, Jun 9 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $228
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July

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Leave Thu, Jul 16 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $268
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Leave Wed, Jul 8 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $258
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Leave Wed, Jul 8 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $258
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Fly from Chicago to Los Angeles

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

    • 36 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 36m.
    • American Airlines flight 1243 (7:40 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Los Angeles.
    • American Airlines flight 2279 (9:35 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Los Angeles (Frontier Airlines flight 1269, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 4h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Los Angeles (American Airlines flight 2220, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 4h 42m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Los Angeles on Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/United Airlines AA1611/UA864 ORD 5:00 PM LAX 12:02 AM 738/320 9hr 2min
US Airways/United Airlines US1611/UA864 ORD 5:00 PM LAX 12:02 AM 738/320 9hr 2min
American Airlines AA2279 ORD 9:35 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738 4hr 31min
Alaska Airlines AS1256 ORD 9:35 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738 4hr 31min
US Airways US2279 ORD 9:35 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738 4hr 31min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA602/AA491 ORD 5:00 AM LAX 9:05 AM 321/321 6hr 5min
American Airlines AA1243 ORD 7:40 AM LAX 10:16 AM 738 4hr 36min
Alaska Airlines AS1300 ORD 7:40 AM LAX 10:16 AM 738 4hr 36min
US Airways US1243 ORD 7:40 AM LAX 10:16 AM 738 4hr 36min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2301/AA2462 ORD 5:00 AM LAX 10:35 AM M80/763 7hr 35min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2301/US2462 ORD 5:00 AM LAX 10:35 AM M80/763 7hr 35min
US Airways/American Airlines US2301/AA2462 ORD 5:00 AM LAX 10:35 AM M80/763 7hr 35min
US Airways/US Airways US2301/US2462 ORD 5:00 AM LAX 10:35 AM M80/763 7hr 35min