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-Maravilla 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 Union Station. The distance between Los Angeles and Chicago is 2805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Los Angeles and Chicago have 192 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
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 Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit 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, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Logan International, Tampa International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Philadelphia 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 Sanford International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Logan International, Tampa International, Phoenix Sky Harbor 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, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field.

What airports are near Chicago?

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

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

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