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Exclusive Information to Help You Book Your Chicago to Los Angeles Flight

Exploring the world is meant to be magical, but sometimes booking travel can get in the way of that. With 31 airline, and 16,180 flights available each week, finding the best available flights to Los Angeles might feel like a chore.

There are many airports in the area to book your flights from Chicago to Los Angeles. The most popular airports to fly from are:

  • O'Hare Intl. (ORD)
  • Midway Intl. (MDW)

You can touch down at any of these popular airports in Los Angeles to save time and money:

  • Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
  • John Wayne (SNA)
  • Ontario Intl. (ONT)
  • Bob Hope (BUR)
  • Long Beach Municipal (LGB)

We want you to travel on your own terms. That way, when your flight arrives in Los Angeles you are ready to be amazed by the spectacular sights, sounds, and tastes the city has to offer.

31 airline offer cheap flights from Chicago to Los Angeles. What are some of the most popular?

Out of the 31 airline interested in helping you break free from your everyday routine with a cheap flight from Chicago to Los Angeles, some of the most popular operating in the Chicago area are:

  • Flights from O'Hare Intl. (ORD) to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
    • American Airlines
    • United Airlines
    • Alaska Airlines
  • Flights from O'Hare Intl. (ORD) to John Wayne (SNA)
    • American Airlines
    • United Airlines
    • Alaska Airlines
  • Flights from Midway Intl. (MDW) to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
    • Southwest Airlines
    • Delta Air Lines

What airlines fly from Chicago to Los Angeles most frequently?

Below you will find the airlines flying from Chicago area airports to Los Angeles most often. Larger airports and airlines with more frequent flights on a route tend to have more available seats, though flying out of a smaller airport may be more affordable.

  • O'Hare Intl. (ORD) - Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
    • American Airlines - 683 flights per week from ORD to LAX
    • United Airlines - 464 flights per week from ORD to LAX
    • Alaska Airlines - 145 flights per week from ORD to LAX
  • O'Hare Intl. (ORD) - John Wayne (SNA)
    • American Airlines - 365 flights per week from ORD to SNA
    • United Airlines - 205 flights per week from ORD to SNA
    • Alaska Airlines - 136 flights per week from ORD to SNA
  • Midway Intl. (MDW) - Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
    • Southwest Airlines - 761 flights per week from MDW to LAX
    • Delta Air Lines - 52 flights per week from MDW to LAX

What Chicago area airports offer flights to Los Angeles every week?

Every week, there are over 16,180 flights from Chicago to Los Angeles flown by over 31 different airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and others. Find more details below:

  • O'Hare Intl. (ORD) has 5,296 flights to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) per week.
  • O'Hare Intl. (ORD) has 2,560 flights to John Wayne (SNA) per week.
  • Midway Intl. (MDW) has 2,532 flights to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) per week.

How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Los Angeles?

A direct flight from Chicago to Los Angeles usually takes around 5 hours, 30 minutes to cover the 1,746 mile distance. The longest flights on this route typically take 8 hours, 50 minutes, and on average that is 7 hours, 10 minutes.

What is the earliest and latest flight available from Chicago to Los Angeles?

  • Flight from O'Hare Intl. (ORD) to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
    • First departing flight of the day: 06:00 AM
    • Earliest arrival: 12:20 AM
    • Last departing flight of the day: 09:55 PM
    • Latest arrival of the day: 11:37 PM
  • Flight from O'Hare Intl. (ORD) to John Wayne (SNA)
    • First departing flight of the day: 07:00 AM
    • Earliest arrival: 09:25 AM
    • Last departing flight of the day: 08:05 PM
    • Latest arrival of the day: 10:25 PM
  • Flight from Midway Intl. (MDW) to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX)
    • First departing flight of the day: 05:55 AM
    • Earliest arrival: 08:25 AM
    • Last departing flight of the day: 08:30 PM
    • Latest arrival of the day: 11:00 PM

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