$120 Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago

Feel at ease with free flight cancellations within 24 hours of booking

Change your flight without a fee on select flights

Find The Best Dates To Fly from Los Angeles Intl. to Midway Intl.

Amazing LAX to MDW Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to Midway Intl. found within the past 7 days were $239 round trip and $120 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Best Midway Intl. Flight and Hotel Packages

Midway Intl. flight + hotel packages - economy flights

Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown / River North
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop
Chicago Athletic Association, a Hyatt Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown South Loop
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available trips from Los Angeles Intl. to Midway Intl.
View all trips

Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from LAX to Chicago Airport right now?
Make sure you go to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor to see if there are any current quarantine requirements and travel advice reports in effect in Midway Airport when flying in from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX).
Are there direct flights from LAX to Chicago Airport?
For a no-fuss trip between Los Angeles and Chicago, look up Southwest Airlines. This airline sells direct flights from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to MDW.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to Midway Airport, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Chicago Airport?
It typically takes about 3 hours and 55 minutes to travel from LAX to Midway Intl. Airport (MDW). You’ll be in your seat for a while, so keep yourself amused with a movie or get stuck into your favorite novel.
What is the flight distance from LAX to MDW?
Between Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) and Midway Airport, the flight distance is around 1,750 mi. So, order yourself a drink and sit back. You have some tough decisions to make — start on a new series, get stuck into your book or close your eyes and sleep?
What airlines fly from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Chicago Airport?
Looking to fly nonstop from Los Angeles to Chicago? You’re in luck. Southwest Airlines (WN) offers up to 117 flights per month and is a popular choice with many savvy travelers.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with Southwest Airlines, Delta or Volaris you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.


Traveling From
Los Angeles Intl.
Traveling To
Midway Intl.
Shortest Flight Time
hours mins
Earliest Departure Time
Latest Departure Time
Lowest Flight Price

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport.

1,756.00 miles

Discover our best flights from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW. 

With 20 airlines to choose from on Travelocity, you can easily find the best option for you. Use our filters to sort by price, compare airlines, and find the most convenient flight times. 


Find our best return flights from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW at the right price  

Airfares to Chicago MDW from Los Angeles LAX currently cost between $239 and $339. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Book one-way flights from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW on Travelocity starting at $120. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Get to Chicago MDW from Los Angeles LAX quicker with direct flights. 

Get to Chicago faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to MDW from LAX to take around hour(s) min(s).  


Find our cheapest airfares for flights from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW

Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to MDW from LAX. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  


Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, August is usually the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles LAX to Chicago MDW. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 


Book flexible airline tickets for flights to Chicago MDW from Los Angeles LAX 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to MDW from LAX have this option.  


Travel with confidence when you book flights to Chicago MDW from Los Angeles LAX with Travelocity 

We’ve secured fantastic deals with all the main airline carriers and it’s easy to compare, choose, and book with Travelocity. With 24/7 customer service and our free 'App', we’ll always keep you moving. 

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.