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Fares from $60 One Way, $139 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Chicago

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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, JAL, Air Canada, LOT - Polish Airlines, Austrian, Asiana Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, EVA Air, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, SAS, ANA, Air Tahiti Nui, Brussels Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival1:33PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:55PM 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, Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com, and put spending money back into pocket.

Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, you can book direct flights from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). What's more, there are 9 airlines for you to select from. Pretty cool, huh? Find out which of these sought-after carriers works the best for you:

  • United Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Chicago most frequently?

We've come up with a list of the airlines that offer the most flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to ORD. We're sure you'll find one that ticks all your boxes: United Airlines - (UA) with 299 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 299 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 299 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 299 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 299 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 299 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.