LAX - CHI

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Good to Know

Low Season:
February
Best time to beat the crowds
3%
expected price decrease
High Season:
July
Most popular time to fly
20%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$280
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$185
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

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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 $185 or less.
The cheapest flight from Los Angeles to Chicago was found 52 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 10% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
Travelers with time on their hands before flights from Los Angeles to Chicago can build their own burger at Built Custom Burgers, located in Terminal 2 of Los Angeles Airport. Just head up to the counter, place your order, and watch them build your burger before your eyes as you call the shots on all the toppings you want.
Travelers on flights from Los Angeles to Chicago with some time to kill before their trip can find a relaxing place to pass the time at the American Airlines Admiral's Club. The three locations at Los Angeles Airport are in Terminal 4, Terminal 5, and the American Eagle Commuter Terminal. Admiral's Club members and most first and business class passengers can enjoy the lounge at no cost, and, even if you are not in that group, you can purchase a day pass to the club for $59.
If the kids are along for the flight from Los Angeles to Chicago, why not take them to the LAX Beach, located in the International Terminal? This is an interactive play area for kids that will not only keep them entertained before your flight, but will educate and enlighten them as well..
If you are in the mood for an upscale ride from Chicago O'Hare International after your flight, Echo Limousine offers an eight-passenger stretch limousine to downtown Chicago for around $120.
A popular means of travel after flights from Los Angeles to Chicago is to head curbside and grab an Uber. Riders requesting a ride from Chicago Midway Airport should set their pickup location as the arrivals level adjacent to the baggage claim area. The cost for the trip to downtown Chicago is between $20 and $30.
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