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Low season

September Best time to beat the crowds with an average 29% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 43% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$600 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$510 or less

Good deal one-way

$198 or less

When to book flights from Chicago to Cali

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $198 or less one-way and $510 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Chicago to Cali was found 13 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is September.

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Top airline flying Chicago to Cali Alfonso B. Aragon Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

5.6
Spirit Airlines
Overall score based on 61,725 reviews
6.1
Boarding
5.4
Comfort
6.5
Crew
4.6
Entertainment
4.7
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "My bag came out really fast. Boarding on and off was a breeze."
Cons: "Paying for baggage when I could have just carried on."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I was trying to save money for the church , but it cost me more then I had budget for"

Cons: "Had to pay $55 for my carry-on"

Cons: "Fee for baggage is ridiculous. Fee for baggage is ridiculous. Fee for baggage is ridiculous."

Cons: "Check in staff was very unprofessional. 3 delays!"

Pros: "Traveling with friends"
Cons: "Add on charges!"

Pros: "Seat 3D was larger size seat"
Cons: "Idiots seating behind me were loud"

Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Everything was good"

Pros: "seat more comfortable than most airlines"

Cons: "... and they charge a penalty if you go to their counter first without going first to the check-in kiosk? Cheaper, sure, but totally lacks class"

Pros: "Cheap fare"
Cons: "Expensive bag check fees of $52 across the board, even though signs listed a variable scale based on weight that would have been cheaper. Apparently that's only available if you check in early and weigh your bags yourself or something, IDK..."

Pros: "If your looking for a cheap affordable means of flying then spirit is the perfect option."
Cons: "Spirit does not have many options per day, on average only one or two to each destination so your options are limited. They do not give you the ability to have your boarding pass emailed to you, you can only access it directly from their website. And your almost guaranteed to arrive at your destination later than expected because their flights are so often delayed."

Pros: "Reshedule"
Cons: "Poor services"

Cons: "Late boarding, lack of communication, terrible seat that did not recline"

Cons: "Spirit airlines employees are not friendly and difficult to deal with. Were not accommodating"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Spirit does not participate in TSA Precheck"

Cons: "Delayed for no reason"

Pros: "Arrived in one piece."
Cons: "Seat space nonexistent and they can't move back."

Pros: "We did opt for extra leg room with an added charge."

Pros: "Love the low cost"
Cons: "wish I could use the TSA pre-screen and get one free carry-on"

Cons: "Delay to taxi down but the rest was good"

Pros: "Free upgrade to emergency row."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Liquor, cat boarding on plane."
Cons: "Someone threw up. Had to switch flights"

Pros: "Luckily sitting by good people"
Cons: "Beer was warm and $7"

Cons: "My luggage was damaged"

Pros: "The plane looked brand new! Plenty of room! Friendly staff! We could even understand and hear the safety instructions! (Yes, even after flying several times I still pay attention to them.)"

Pros: "I didn't like anything"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "People"

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Solicitation for credit card"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I didn't like anything"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "They were able to switch us to emergency row seating."
Cons: "Too expensive for everything. No room at all for anything. Super uncomfortable"

Cons: "It was delayed so long that they canceled it"

Cons: "NO TSA PRECHECK"

Pros: "I love everything"

Pros: "It's was late"
Cons: "Sprit counter employee are very rude"

Cons: "It was cancelled."

Pros: "We made it in 1hr and 15minuted"
Cons: "No room to stretch. Very close to others which is very uncomfortable."

Cons: "They lost $1500 of music gear of mine!!"

Pros: "Very cheap way to go if you don't have luggage to check. And if you bring your own snacks!"
Cons: "My seat and another passenger's seat were both double booked! Never seen that happen before."

Cons: "Ridiculous baggage charges. Paying to get a seat assigned? Really, doesn't the ticket price include that. Low cost mantra is a farce when all costs are considered."

Cons: "See above"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "delayed"

Pros: "Price was good and everyone was friendly"
Cons: "No room to move"

Pros: "The Spirit woman at check in walked me and several older women through the new security check @ OHare. She helped us to simplify the process."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Every thing is very good"

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Safety measures for airlines flying from Chicago to Cali

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Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chicago to Cali

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Chicago to Cali

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