CHI - LAX
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|February||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 25% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 27% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$213||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal for a round-trip
When to book flights from Chicago to Los Angeles
Top tips for finding a cheap flight
- Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $126 or less.
- The cheapest flight from Chicago to Los Angeles was found 78 days before departure, on average.
- Book at least 3 weeks 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 February.
- Morning departure is around 53% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
- Hoping to book flights from Chicago to Los Angeles? If so, there are two different airports that you can leave from. While O'Hare International Airport is the largest airport in the city and offers a diverse selection of flights, Chicago Midway International Airport is a smaller choice that is generally less crowded.
- Interested in relaxing before your flight from Chicago to Los Angeles takes off? Make sure to pay a visit to O'Hare International Airport’s yoga room, which is located on the lower level of Terminal 3 in the Departures wing. This room is free to use for all travelers and provides guests with complimentary mats and TV footage showcasing how to do a variety of yoga positions.
- If you’re looking for a way to pass the time before your flight takes off from O'Hare International Airport, keep your eyes open for the unique art pieces that are placed throughout the different terminals. The airport has a partnership with the city’s Public Art Program, meaning that they often display different sculptures and paintings from local artists.
- For travelers that would like to use public transportation to travel between Los Angeles International Airport and the city center, consider using either the local bus or the Metro system. There are several free shuttle buses at the airport that can take you to the city’s major bus hub and metro center, and they can be found outside each terminal’s doors on the lower level.
- To book a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles that is both direct and affordable, consider purchasing your ticket through United Airlines. United Airlines offers several direct flights between these destinations daily and travelers are able to upgrade their seats to the Economy Plus option in order to receive more legroom.
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