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Chicago to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI LAX Fri, Dec 5 - Wed, Dec 10 $264
CHI LAX Fri, Nov 7 - Tue, Nov 11 $268
CHI LAX Wed, Dec 3 - Thu, Dec 4 $269
CHI LAX Wed, Oct 29 - Thu, Oct 30 $280
CHI LAX Wed, Aug 27 - Sat, Aug 30 $296
CHI LAX Wed, Sep 10 - Sat, Sep 13 $311
CHI LAX Tue, Dec 16 - Wed, Dec 24 $313
CHI LAX Tue, Sep 9 - Sat, Sep 13 $318
CHI LAX Tue, Nov 4 - Tue, Nov 11 $348
CHI LAX Thu, Sep 11 - Thu, Sep 18 $583

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

    Carriers for flights from MDW to LAX

    Carriers
    AirTran Airways
  • 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 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Alaska Airlines, American 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 1 AirTran Airways
    Terminal 3 Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 22 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Mon, Aug 25 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 23 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Sat, Oct 4 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 20 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Wed, Aug 27 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Sat, Sep 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Chicago (MDW) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $264
Earn $2.64
Return Tue, Sep 16 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 15 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Mon, Sep 22 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 31 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Sun, Nov 2 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 4 Chicago (MDW) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $264
Earn $2.64
Return Tue, Nov 11 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Chicago to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 25 Chicago (MDW) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $264
Earn $2.64
Return Sat, Nov 1 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines
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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

    • 26 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 20m.
    • United Airlines flight 544 (1:34 AM GMT, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Los Angeles.
    • United Airlines flight 1667 (5:12 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 1088, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) takes 4h 7m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 1667, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 4h 29m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Chicago and Los Angeles

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger American Airlines, Alaska Airlines
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines, AirTran Airways, US Airways
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-300 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 Passenger American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
Airbus Industrie A320 United Airlines, Virgin America, US Airways
Boeing 757 Passenger American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways