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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Union Station, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles, CA - Maravilla, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The distance between Chicago and Los Angeles is 2805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Chicago and Los Angeles have 207 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Los Angeles takes around 4.5 hours.

What is the flight distance between Chicago and Los Angeles?

The flight distance between Chicago and Los Angeles is 2805 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Los Angeles?

Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Orlando International, Miami International, Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Tampa International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental.

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Newark Liberty International, Miami International, McCarran International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, San Francisco International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, O Hare International.

Which airports are there in Chicago?

Chicago is mainly served by Chicago Midway International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Rockford International, O Hare International.

What airports are near Chicago?

The main airport in Chicago is Chicago Midway International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, Fort Wayne International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Decatur, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach, Meadows Field.

What buses and trains depart from Chicago?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.

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