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Fares from $61 One Way, $105 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Chicago

Prices starting at $105 for return flights and $61 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Chicago from Los Angeles

Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There most certainly are, so you'll only have to take note of one flight number. Select from 4 airlines that have direct flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including:

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

The shortest flight from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is 3 hours and 59 minutes. Bring something on board to keep you entertained, like a fascinating read or some Sudoku puzzles.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Chicago most frequently?

These are the airlines offering the most frequent flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Reserve a seat with one of the following and discover why they are the most well known: American Airlines - (AA) with 172 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 160 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 44 flights every month Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 20 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance1740 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, LOT - Polish Airlines, Aer Lingus, Austrian, Asiana Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, EVA Air, Qantas, SAS, ANA, Air Tahiti Nui, Malaysia Airlines, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, Air China LTD, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival1:53PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:05AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 15, 2020

No. It was great!

Mar 5, 2020

I've taken this same flight for years and it has always been hassle free and on time.

Mar 3, 2020

Sitting on tarmac NOT SO MUCH

Feb 26, 2020

No screen s or charging stations. 😔

Feb 24, 2020

Hated not being able to select our seats 24 hrs before flight, especially not guaranteed to sit together and traveling with an infant

Feb 16, 2020

WiFi did not work. I specifically asked, and paid $51.00 for a seat that supposedly had WiFi. Not good. Please refund the $51.00. Thank you.

Feb 12, 2020

On time!

Feb 5, 2020

Captain kept us informed about weather and flight conditions.

Feb 2, 2020

Very friendly staff. Very friendly staff

Jan 25, 2020

The seats are uncomfortable, they aren’t good for long flights.

Flying from Los Angeles to Chicago

If you’re looking for flights from Los Angeles to Chicago, can help you find them. Plan the perfect vacation and leave the one-note weather behind for a historical experience in the Windy City. Book your hotel stay, rental car, and tickets to the best shows in town all in one convenient place.

Flying out of Los Angeles, California

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), located about fifteen miles from downtown, is the place that you will most likely board a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago. You can get there with the help of many public transportation options, including FlyAway bus service that features round-trip routes to a few places around the city. If you plan on driving your own vehicle, parking at LAX ranges from twelve dollars a day to thirty dollars a day, depending on the lot. If you want to eat something before boarding your flight, the airport offers fast-food joints such as Panda Express and fancier establishments such as the Encounter Restaurant.

Arriving in Chicago, Illinois

Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, you’ll find yourself about eighteen miles from downtown. No matter what time your flight lands, the twenty-four hour CTA Blue Line train system will be available to take you to your destination. If you plan on taking a cab to your hotel, expect to shell out thirty-five to forty-five dollars for the ride. Other options include utilizing the bus/shuttle center if you have reserved a room at a hotel that offers free shuttling service to its guests. If you’re visiting the great city in summertime to check out Lake Michigan’s many playgrounds, plan on dressing lightly for the average temperatures of sixty-six to eighty-four degrees Fahrenheit that you will find. If you’re going to see one of the shows at the Symphony Center in wintertime, wear a coat to shield yourself from the average eighteen to thirty-four degree temperatures that you’ll encounter in route to the venue.

Planning a Charming Chicago Vacation

Whether your trip is for pleasure or strictly for business, you’ll find the flights from Los Angeles to Chicago that you need at Orbitz. Take advantage of the deals at, and put spending money back into pocket.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.