Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles union station, Los Angeles Union Station, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak when they travel from Los Angeles to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago - Cabrini St Parking. The distance between Los Angeles and Chicago is 2805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Los Angeles and Chicago have 192 direct flights per week.

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Spirit Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

American Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Southwest Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Air Canada on and Mondays.

LOT Polish Airlines on and Mondays.

Check-in for a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Los Angeles and Chicago takes around 4.0 hours.

What is the flight distance between Los Angeles and Chicago?

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

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

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

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and McCarran International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, San Francisco International, George Bush Intercontinental, Seattle–Tacoma International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Salt Lake City International, Nashville International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Orlando International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Logan International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

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

What airports are near Chicago?

The main airport in Chicago is O Hare 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, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Decatur.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from Los Angeles, including Amtrak train.

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