How to get from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Travel Information between Los Angeles and Chicago

distanceDistance1737 miles (2801 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£53 - £133
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £53 • 3 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £53 • 3 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 1737 miles (2801 km) by coach, flight or train between Los Angeles and Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £53. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Los Angeles to Chicago.

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There are 3 ways to travel to Chicago from Los Angeles including taking a coach, flight or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Chicago. Tickets for a flight cost on average £53.

This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A flight is £80 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Los Angeles to Chicago costing on average £133.

A flight is generally £67 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £120 from Los Angeles to Chicago.

The fastest way to get to Chicago from Los Angeles is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 51 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 44 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 42 h 50 min.

The distance between Los Angeles and Chicago is around 1737 miles (2801 km).

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

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel from Los Angeles to Chicago by coach with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £133 with Greyhound from Los Angeles to Chicago.
    • You can take a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago with American Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £53 with American Airlines from Los Angeles to Chicago.
    • You can take a train from Los Angeles to Chicago with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for £120 with Amtrak from Los Angeles to Chicago.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Los Angeles to Chicago often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Los Angeles and Chicago itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chicago and any of these top destinations today!

    Before travelling from Los Angeles to Chicago, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £133 one way.
    • The price of a plane ticket is on average £53 one way for this route.
    • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £120 one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Los Angeles to Chicago tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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