How to get to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL

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Travel Information from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA

distanceDistance1737 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£68 - £137
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £68 • 4 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £68 • 4 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 1737 miles between Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA.

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from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA

How to get to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
04:3050h00
Chicago, IL
06:30Los Angeles, CA
£1991One-way
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Greyhound
04:3050h00
Chicago, IL
06:30Los Angeles, CA
£1991One-way
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Greyhound
04:3050h00
Chicago, IL
06:30Los Angeles, CA
£1991One-way
0 changes
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FlixBus
22:4563h35
Chicago, IL
14:20Los Angeles, CA
£2871One-way
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Find the best route from Chicago to Los Angeles with Amtrak, American Airlines and Greyhound. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Amtrak is the main travel provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your travel journey from Chicago to Los Angeles, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel between Chicago and Los Angeles.

        FAQs: Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA

        FAQs: Travel to Los Angeles, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA.
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        There are 3 travel options from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA: train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL is by taking a flight, which costs on average £68.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA:

        Taking a flight costs £33 less than taking a coach, which average ticket prices of £101.

        Taking a flight costs £69 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £137.

        The quickest way to travel to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 29 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Getting to Los Angeles, CA by coach takes 46 h 25 min on average.

        Train takes 43 h 10 min on average.

        Los Angeles, CA is approximately 1737 miles away from Chicago, IL.

        The average frequency per day from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA is:

        • 1 train a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA:

          Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA:

          • You can go to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL by coach with Greyhound. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £118 with Greyhound from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA on Omio.
          • You can go to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL by plane with Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United or Alaska Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £68 with Spirit Airlines from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA on Omio.
          • You can travel to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £137 with Amtrak from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA.

          Yes, there are direct routes from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA with the following travel companies:

          • You can check for a direct train to Los Angeles, CA with Amtrak with 1 direct train per day.

          Direct services to Los Angeles, CA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

          Omio customers who travel from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA often also extend their holiday to go to San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Tijuana or Santa Barbara, CA. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Los Angeles, CA and these popular destinations at a great price.

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