Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Book your trip to arrive at Chicago Union Station, Chicago-Dan Ryan Greyhound station, or Chicago-Cumberland Greyhound station. The distance between Los Angeles and Chicago is 2805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Los Angeles and Chicago have 194 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightOpens 1 days before flight
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Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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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 4.1 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 Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines.

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Barcelona–El Prat, Heathrow, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Milan–Malpensa, Paris Orly, Newark Liberty International, Porto, Miami International, Cancún International, Zürich Airport.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Barcelona–El Prat, Heathrow, Lisbon Portela, Paris Orly, Los Angeles International, Newark Liberty International, Porto, Miami International, Larnaca International, Cancún International.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

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

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, South Bend International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.

What buses and trains depart from Los Angeles?

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

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