Cheap Flights from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA from $81

Return flight: Los Angeles – Chicago

On you will find 4 direct and 2 connecting flights from Chicago to Los Angeles. You can compare airfare deals from 3 airlines and multiple travel sites from $81, book and save on cheap plane tickets and last minute offers. Also check out CHI-LAX flight schedule to find best flight time, convenient departure and arrival airports.

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Departure Arrival Flight Details Flight Duration Price
06:20 — 08:51
06:20 — 08:51 AA669 American Airlines
Chicago — Los Angeles
4h 31m
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11:01 — 13:34
11:01 — 13:34 UA490 United Airlines
Chicago — Los Angeles
4h 33m
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12:50 — 15:13
12:50 — 15:13 UA2406 United Airlines
Chicago — Los Angeles
4h 23m
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19:15 — 21:42
19:15 — 21:42 AA374 American Airlines
Chicago — Los Angeles
4h 27m
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14:05 — 20:24
12:55 — 15:34 AA2839 American Airlines
Chicago — Dallas
2h 16m stop
18:40 — 20:10 AA1653 American Airlines
Dallas — Los Angeles
8h 19m
including layover
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23:55 — 09:05
+1 day
23:55 — 04:05 VB187 VivaAerobus
Chicago — Mexico City
2h 30m stop
07:20 — 09:30 AM646 Aeromexico
Mexico City — Los Angeles
11h 10m
including layover
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*Departure and arrival times - local. Updated on July 16, 2024

Flight Information

Below we will explain in detail what the flights cost on the destination from Chicago to Los Angeles depends on and how to choose the most interesting flight option for you.

Distance between Chicago and Los Angeles is 2823 miles. Time difference between the cities is 2h. Airplanes depart 06:20 to 23:55 from 7 Chicago airports and arrive 06:20 to 23:55 to 2 Los Angeles airports. Average flight time is 4h 29m.

  • The fastest flight 4h 23m
  • Average flight time 4h 29m
  • The earliest flight 06:20
  • The latest flight 23:55
  • Distance 1755 ml

The cheapest months to travel to Los Angeles are july (from 81 $).

What is the lowest airfare Chicago to Los Angeles?

The cheapest plane ticket found by our users is $81. This airfare is for economy class on one-way AA374 flight by American Airlines for July 18, 2024 which leaves O'Hare International in Chicago at 19:15 am and arrives at Los Angeles Los Angeles Int. at 21:42.

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Popular Airlines on the Route

The flight Chicago — Los Angeles is served by 3 regular airlines and 1 low-cost airline. Most of the flights on this route are operated by American Airlines - 3 departures per week at the price of from $ 81 . And the most expensive tickets are offered by VivaAerobus airline - from $ 273.

Direct flights

There are 4 nonstop flights on the route. The fastest direct flight is UA2406 by United Airlines takes 4h 23m and the cheapest is AA374 by American Airlines for $81.

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Connecting Flights

There are 2 flights with layovers on the route. The fastest connecting flight is AA2839 by American Airlines takes 8h 19m and the cheapest is AA374 by American Airlines for $88.

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You can fly from Chicago to Los Angeles from 7 airports (O'Hare International, Midway, Dupage County, Chicago FSS, Merrill C Meigs (closed), Pal-Waukee, Chicago NAS).

Chicago airports

  • O'Hare International-ORD
    from $81
  • Midway-MDW
  • Dupage County-DPA
  • Chicago FSS-CHI
  • Merrill C Meigs (closed)-CGX
  • Pal-Waukee-PWK
  • Chicago NAS-NOH

Los Angeles airports

  • Los Angeles Ferry Port-QLO
  • Los Angeles Int.-LAX

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