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Travelers usually depart from Chicago-Dan Ryan Greyhound station, Chicago Union Station, or Chicago-Cumberland Greyhound station when they travel from Chicago to Los Angeles. The distance between Chicago and Los Angeles is 2805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Sun Country Airlines. Chicago and Los Angeles have 223 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
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightOpens 1 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Sun Country AirlinesSCXSYYesUnknownNo

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 4.4 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 Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Newark Liberty International, Orlando International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Philadelphia International, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Austin–Bergstrom International.

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Miami International, McCarran International, Orlando International, O Hare International, Denver International, Charlotte Douglas International, Nashville International, Sacramento International, Will Rogers World, Missoula International.

Which airports are there in Chicago?

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

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, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Fort Wayne International, 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 San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Long Beach, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, 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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