Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles from $23

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Flight information for Chicago to Los Angeles
(CHI to LAX)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Los Angeles
Best Price Found$23The best one-way flight to Los Angeles from Chicago in the past 72 hours is $23. The best round-trip flight deal from Chicago to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $55.
Fastest flight time4h 36mThe fastest flight from Chicago to Los Angeles takes 4h 36m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from Chicago to Los Angeles on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is American Airlines.
Airports in Los Angeles1 airportThere is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Los Angeles

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Los Angeles?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from Chicago is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Los Angeles?

Wednesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Los Angeles?

in the evening

Chicago to Los Angeles flights are approximately 12% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from Chicago?

Major Airline

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest Chicago to Los Angeles flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Los Angeles

Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Los Angeles for the best Chicago - Los Angeles flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Los Angeles flights?

13 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles is approximately 13 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Mar 2
ORD3:38 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Mar 16
LAX3:05 amLos Angeles
4h 00m
ORD7:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 9
ORD2:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 28m
LAX7:03 pmLos Angeles
Feb 11
LAX3:45 amLos Angeles
3h 54m
ORD7:39 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Mar 1
ORD9:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 20m
LAX1:35 pmLos Angeles
Mar 8
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
3h 52m
ORD10:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 22
ORD9:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 20m
LAX1:35 pmLos Angeles
Mar 2
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
3h 52m
ORD10:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Mar 22
ORD10:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 15m
LAX2:20 pmLos Angeles
Mar 29
LAX3:10 amLos Angeles
4h 00m
ORD7:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 22
ORD3:38 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Mar 8
LAX9:20 amLos Angeles
3h 55m
ORD1:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Feb 16
ORD3:38 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Feb 16
ORD3:38 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Feb 9
ORD2:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 28m
LAX7:03 pmLos Angeles

Search last-minute flights to Los Angeles from Chicago

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Chicago to Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Feb 2
ORD2:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 28m
LAX7:03 pmLos Angeles
Feb 7
LAX7:15 pmLos Angeles
4h 06m
ORD11:21 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 2
ORD2:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 28m
LAX7:03 pmLos Angeles
Feb 9
LAX9:20 amLos Angeles
4h 05m
ORD1:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 2
ORD2:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 28m
LAX7:03 pmLos Angeles
Feb 8
LAX9:20 amLos Angeles
4h 05m
ORD1:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 6
ORD3:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 27m
LAX7:47 pmLos Angeles
Feb 9
LAX9:20 amLos Angeles
4h 05m
ORD1:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 1
ORD5:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 23m
LAX9:23 amLos Angeles
Feb 4
LAX9:20 amLos Angeles
4h 05m
ORD1:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 6
ORD3:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 27m
LAX7:47 pmLos Angeles
Feb 17
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
3h 52m
ORD10:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Los Angeles

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Los Angeles with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $38
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.5

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

On the mike they said if you can breathe it means your not wearing your mask properly

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $54
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.3
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

2 hour delay and then 15 min taxi to the gate just to be told a big pile of snow was blocking the gate.

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $69
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.3
6.4

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.9

Crew

5.0

Entertainment

5.3

Food

Reviews

To whom may concern, I was not able to board my flight because it showed as cancel but my credit card got charge. Please issue refund. Thank You Jan Pierre Rivera

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $74
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $91
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Free exit seat up grade No food

1 / 10
Sun Country Air
PriceFrom $116
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.6

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

6.4

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Easy boarding, plenty of overhead space, entertaining staff, good progress communication, and on-time arrival.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $122
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.1

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Even after posting extra for comfort +, the seats do not recline!

1 / 10
Southwest
PriceFrom $284
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.5

Entertainment

7.0

Food

Reviews

Pros: Fast boarding

Cons: On arrival, have passengers needing assistance to wait to deplane until the end.

1 / 10

Spirit Airlines flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

Our best Spirit Airlines deals on Chicago to Los Angeles flight tickets
Spirit Airlines
Mar 2
ORD3:38 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 22m
LAX8:00 pmLos Angeles
Mar 16
LAX3:05 amLos Angeles
4h 00m
ORD7:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Mar 1
ORD9:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 20m
LAX1:35 pmLos Angeles
Mar 8
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
3h 52m
ORD10:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 22
ORD9:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 20m
LAX1:35 pmLos Angeles
Mar 2
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
3h 52m
ORD10:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Delta flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

Our best Delta deals on Chicago to Los Angeles flight tickets
Delta
Apr 27
MDW9:45 amChicago Midway
8h 55m
1 stop
LAX6:40 pmLos Angeles
May 2
LAX8:55 pmLos Angeles
6h 33m
1 stop
MDW3:28 amChicago Midway
Delta
May 13
MDW12:55 pmChicago Midway
7h 40m
1 stop
LAX8:35 pmLos Angeles
May 17
LAX6:00 pmLos Angeles
8h 45m
1 stop
MDW2:45 amChicago Midway
Delta
May 6
MDW12:55 pmChicago Midway
7h 40m
1 stop
LAX8:35 pmLos Angeles
May 9
LAX7:59 pmLos Angeles
7h 50m
1 stop
MDW3:49 amChicago Midway

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Los Angeles offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Los Angeles are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines.

  • How far is Chicago to Los Angeles by plane?

    Los Angeles is 1744.8 mi away from Chicago. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 4h 15m.


Can I fly to Los Angeles from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Can I fly back to Chicago from Los Angeles?

Returning to Chicago from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

If you are planning to travel to Los Angeles at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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