Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Book your trip to arrive at Chicago - Cabrini St Parking, 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 Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Los Angeles and Chicago have 207 direct flights per week.

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

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

Royal Jordanian on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightOpens 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 4.0 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 American Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Spirit Airlines, Southwest 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 McCarran International, Denver International, San Francisco International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Logan International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Austin–Bergstrom International, Sacramento International, Oakland International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Miami International, McCarran International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Logan International, Tampa International, San Diego 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 Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, San Diego International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Santa Maria Public, 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, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, 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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