Find cheap flights from Chicago Midway Airport to California

Find cheap flights from Chicago Midway Airport to California

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Low season

August Best time to beat the crowds with an average 6% drop in price.

High season

June Most popular time to fly with an average 14% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$398 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$244 or less

Good deal one-way

$122 or less

Top tips for finding cheap flights to California

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found tickets from Chicago Midway Airport to California for the following prices or less: to Los Angeles $122 one-way - $244 round-trip
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November and December. The cheapest month to fly to California is August.
  • Morning departure is around 8% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs - booking California flights

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Top airline flying Chicago Midway to California

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 29,044 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Everything..."
Cons: "Brighter, kinder and nicer faces."

Pros: "I'm really mad about Delta service"
Cons: "bad service"

Pros: "It was super"

Pros: "None"

Pros: "I didn't fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles"
Cons: "I didn't fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles"

Pros: "Everything! Thank you"
Cons: "Nothing. Thanks"

Pros: "Crews were friendly"

Pros: "There was those head rest flaps on my chair head rest. Checkin my luggage was seamless."
Cons: "Boarding process was bit disorganized."

Pros: "The service, on time, employees very nice."

Cons: "Again, make sure to note conspicuously that luggage price is not included."

Cons: "Plane was too hot"

Cons: "It was canceled"

Pros: "Delta planes are spacious and great!"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "5 hours delay"
Cons: "5 hours delay"

Pros: "awesome"

Pros: "Each employee on the plane was nice."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "All aspects"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Informative communications during delay"
Cons: "Rushing to board resulting in bad customer service during boarding"

Cons: "At least one hour late"

Pros: "."

Pros: "Flew us safely home."
Cons: "We waiting on the runway for over a long period."

Pros: "on time"

Cons: "The airplane was freezing cold. I had on a sweater and jacket and was unbearably cold. The entire plane was miserable. There weren’t any blankets either...this is not the"

Pros: "Flights were on time and friendly attendants!"

Pros: "ditto above"
Cons: "ditto above"

Cons: "No drink or snack service. No trash pick up. No option to purchase or rent headphones"

Cons: "waiting on the tarmac for 40 minutes"

Pros: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Cons: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"

Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."

Pros: "Friendly people and clean plane"
Cons: "They lost my luggage, I hope it shows up shortly"

Cons: "Condition of the airplane"

Cons: "Got stuck for two hours sitting in the plane because the computer systems went down. Worst experience ever with Delta."

Pros: "Sitting in middle isle, just get elbowed a lot."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "All I need to say."

Cons: "Late and missed my international connection"

Cons: "Boarding area; boarding agent; boarding staffing; seating (comfort); flt. attendants: That's all... aww"

Cons: "Delay from Seattle to pasco."

Pros: "Our stewardess in the economy cabin was probably one of the best we have ever encountered. She was very courteous and personable."

Pros: "Everything from boarding, service, arrival time and deplaining was smooth"

Pros: "Our layover from Pittsburgh ended up being quite short. I was impressed that our baggage will made it on to the plane in time for take off."

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "No free meals."

Pros: "Service"

Pros: "They got us from A to B without any problems."
Cons: "Efficient to the point of robotic."

Cons: "Service"

Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "Old plane especially in first, no TV s"

Pros: "Delta is one of the best airlines I've flown with. Staff is very helpful, and customer service and amenities are tip notch."

Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "Plane was a bit old"

Pros: "EVERYONE WAS FRIENDLY"
Cons: "NOTHING ON THIS PART TRIP WAS FINE"

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Safety measures for airlines flying from Chicago Midway to California

Airlines flying from Chicago Midway to California have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

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

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Chicago Midway to California

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Chicago Midway to California

Pre-flight testing

Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Chicago Midway to California

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