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Los Angeles to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Los Angeles to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LAX CHI Wed, Jan 7 - Tue, Jan 20 $232
LAX CHI Mon, Jan 12 - Thu, Jan 15 $237
LAX CHI Fri, Dec 26 - Thu, Jan 8 $266
LAX CHI Fri, Jan 30 - Sat, Feb 7 $270
LAX CHI Mon, Jan 12 - Sat, Jan 17 $271
LAX CHI Tue, Jan 13 - Tue, Jan 20 $277
LAX CHI Fri, Dec 26 - Thu, Jan 8 $286
LAX CHI Thu, Jan 8 - Thu, Jan 15 $304
LAX CHI Mon, Feb 9 - Tue, Feb 10 $353
LAX CHI Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Feb 4 $418

Los Angeles and Chicago airports and terminals

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 LAX to CHI

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 AirTran Airways
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
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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 LAX to MDW

    Carriers
    AirTran Airways
  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, China Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America
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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 15 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $237
Earn $2.37
Return Sat, Jan 17 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 7 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $232
Earn $2.32
Return Tue, Jan 20 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $237
Earn $2.37
Return Tue, Jan 20 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $237
Earn $2.37
Return Sun, Feb 8 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $237
Earn $2.37
Return Thu, Feb 5 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $257
Earn $2.57
Return Fri, Feb 13 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Mon, Mar 16 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 27 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Sun, Apr 5 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Los Angeles (LAX) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Wed, Mar 18 Chicago (ORD) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines
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Plan Your Trip from Los Angeles to Chicago

Search for Flights from Los Angeles

You can spend several hours searching for flights from Los Angeles if you have to check each airline individually. Orbitz.com does all the hard work for you, and it will compare the rates from most airlines at one time, which allows you to find and choose the rate and option best for you and your budget.

Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

    • 46 direct flights are operating from Los Angeles to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 2m.
    • American Airlines flight 1515 (12:00 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Los Angeles to Chicago.
    • United Airlines flight 1716 (5:59 PM GMT, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Los Angeles to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Los Angeles to Chicago (United Airlines flight 1716, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) takes 3h 52m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Los Angeles to Chicago (United Airlines flight 1098, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) takes 4h 12m.
    • Flights from Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago on Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5403/AA424 LAX 8:15 PM ORD 5:33 AM CR9/321 7hr 18min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5403/US424 LAX 8:15 PM ORD 5:33 AM CR9/321 7hr 18min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA721/AA424 LAX 9:25 PM ORD 5:33 AM 321/321 6hr 8min
American Airlines/US Airways AA721/US424 LAX 9:25 PM ORD 5:33 AM 321/321 6hr 8min
Alaska Airlines/American Airlines AS4052/AA424 LAX 8:15 PM ORD 5:33 AM CR9/321 7hr 18min
Alaska Airlines/US Airways AS4052/US424 LAX 8:15 PM ORD 5:33 AM CR9/321 7hr 18min
US Airways/American Airlines US5403/AA424 LAX 8:15 PM ORD 5:33 AM CR9/321 7hr 18min
US Airways/US Airways US5403/US424 LAX 8:15 PM ORD 5:33 AM CR9/321 7hr 18min
US Airways/American Airlines US721/AA424 LAX 9:25 PM ORD 5:33 AM 321/321 6hr 8min
US Airways/US Airways US721/US424 LAX 9:25 PM ORD 5:33 AM 321/321 6hr 8min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2465/AA1522 LAX 8:20 PM ORD 5:35 AM 738/738 7hr 15min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2465/US1522 LAX 8:20 PM ORD 5:35 AM 738/738 7hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/American Airlines DL6448/AA1522 LAX 8:00 PM ORD 5:35 AM E75/738 7hr 35min