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Fares from $59 One Way, $68 Round Trip from Chicago to Los Angeles

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Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Los Angeles?

You can fly direct from Chicago to Los Angeles. In fact, 4 airlines operate nonstop services on this route. Amass a few more frequent flyer points with one of these top carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Los Angeles?

The quickest flight time from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) is around 4 hours and 13 minutes. Order your favorite wine from the drink cart, perfect your travel itinerary or get to know your neighbors — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul trip.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Los Angeles most frequently?

We all have our preferences when it comes to airlines, and you have a good variety when traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles. These top four carriers service this route the most: American Airlines - (AA) with 172 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 162 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 44 flights every month Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 20 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeQLA
Distance1740 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, LOT - Polish Airlines, Fiji Airways, Aer Lingus, Austrian, Asiana Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, EVA Air, Qantas, SAS, Air Tahiti Nui, ANA, Malaysia Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival6:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:36AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 3, 2020

Everything was fine. There was a mix up with the seating though

Feb 29, 2020

No in-seat screens for viewing is a drawback.

Feb 13, 2020

The flight from Chicago to Los Angeles was great! The agent at the gate that helped us with our seats was amazing. All staff on flight were great and helpful also. Definitely night and day from the staff at Los Angeles airport, majority of staff at that location were very rude.

Feb 12, 2020

Orbitz did not make me aware I was purchasing budget economy tickets when I purchased them in January. Due to that I experienced unnecessary stress about seating and baggage. Will be calling to complain

Feb 12, 2020

Speaking too fast over PA.

Jan 28, 2020

Seats are uncomfortable. Take off that cushion on the headpiece

Jan 27, 2020

It was nice

Jan 14, 2020

Flight was smooth and fairly on time. Staff was friendly. Everything was efficient.

Jan 10, 2020

Friendly and efficient flight attendant

Jan 4, 2020

No USB plugs from ORD to LAX

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.