Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Book your trip to arrive at Chicago Union Station, Chicago - Cabrini St Parking, 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, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. Los Angeles and Chicago have 209 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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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightOpens 1 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownOpens 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 United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest 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, Miami International, Orlando International, Denver International, Philadelphia International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, Boise, Will Rogers World, Rogue Valley International–Medford.

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, Logan International, Baltimore–Washington International, Philadelphia International, Miami International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Austin–Bergstrom International, Raleigh–Durham 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 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, Decatur, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, 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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