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Cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles

CHI — LAX
23 Jul — 30 Jul1
1 adult
Tue 23/7
Tue 30/7

The best prices from Chicago to Los Angeles are usually found in September or January, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Chicago to Los Angeles

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chicago (CHI) to Los Angeles (LAX). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 July 2024.

Round-trip from

₹ 95,024

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

September

Average price

₹ 27,575
From Chicago (CHI) to Los Angeles
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Chicago to Los Angeles?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 142% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles at least 38 days early can save you up to 80% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 38 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Los Angeles for as little as ₹ 28,076 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as ₹ 37,518 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around ₹ 25,110 for the month, but tickets can be as low as ₹ 5,348. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CHI to LAX?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 59% on flights from Chicago to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

How far ahead should I book a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Chicago to Los Angeles. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Booking 37 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Los Angeles?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Chicago to Los Angeles. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Chicago to Los Angeles flight should consider departing on Sunday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Los Angeles by month

Plan your trip to Los Angeles by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LAX

Temperature

14 - 23 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Los Angeles, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 23.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 14.0 C).

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Chicago to Los Angeles. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from Chicago?

    Most people fly into Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight to Los Angeles from Chicago. On average, Los Angeles has 92 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 2 airlines. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 15.1 km from Los Angeles’s city centre.

  • What days are direct flights available from Chicago to Los Angeles?

    Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from Chicago to Los Angeles on average per day?

    On average 14 flights depart from Chicago to Los Angeles per day.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 57% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 21% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Los Angeles?

    No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles consider choosing Japan Airlines(82%), Asiana Airlines(78%) or Air New Zealand(71%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

  • What does ORD to LAX mean?

    Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is ORD and Los Angeles Airport is LAX. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD) are some additional IATA codes for airports related to your trip.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Los Angeles that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Chicago to Los Angeles flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Chicago to Los Angeles with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Chicago to Los Angeles flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Los Angeles that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Chicago to Los Angeles flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Chicago to Los Angeles.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Chicago to Los Angeles?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Chicago to Los Angeles by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Los Angeles that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Chicago to Los Angeles offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Chicago to Los Angeles?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Chicago to Los Angeles flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles (average of ₹ 1,137). Flying from Chicago to Los Angeles in August is currently the most expensive (average of ₹ 1,499). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Chicago to Los Angeles

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Chicago to Los Angeles. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 278,360 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest₹ 7,134Average₹ 18,729FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
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American AirlinesCheapest₹ 17,427Average₹ 26,533FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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Search flights from Chicago to Los Angeles by cabin class

Find flights from Chicago to Los Angeles, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Los Angeles

Find hourly flight availability from Chicago to Los Angeles. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
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35%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
42%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
16%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Los Angeles

Explore weekly flight availability from Chicago to Los Angeles. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Monday99daily flights
Tuesday93daily flights
Wednesday96daily flights
Thursday96daily flights
Friday96daily flights
Saturday80daily flights
Sunday87daily flights

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