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The cheapest flights to Midway Intl. found within the past 7 days were $90 round trip and $45 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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FAQs about flights from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)

Are there direct flights from LAX to Chicago Airport?

If you're not a huge fan of stopovers, it's wise to plan your flight from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) in advance. Southwest Airlines is the only air carrier that offers direct flights to Chicago from Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from LAX to Chicago Airport?

Leave the airplane feeling rested and relaxed by enjoying some shut-eye and something to eat during your flight to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.). With an average travel time of 4 hours and 21 minutes from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), you'll have plenty of time to enjoy both.

What is the flight distance from LAX to Chicago Airport?

The flight distance from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is 1,740 miles. We recommend you pack a book or some Sudoku puzzles to make your journey more relaxing.

What airlines fly from LAX to Chicago Airport?

Ready to lock in the airfare for your next big adventure? Eager to travel from Los Angeles to Chicago as quickly as possible? Step aboard one of the 125 direct flights offered by Southwest Airlines each month, and you'll be hitting the tarmac before you can ask 'Are we there yet?'

Flying Tips & Tricks How do I find my flight number?
  • It can be found in your travel itinerary, which will be sent to you upon completion of your booking. If you're unsure what to look out for, scan the document for a code consisting of numbers and letters. The first couple of letters and single digit are the IATA airline code, which indicates the name of your carrier. This is followed by one to four digits — your flight number.
How early can you check bags for a flight?
  • Check-in and luggage drop times can change between airports and airlines, but there are some general rules of thumb. Booked on a domestic flight? You can usually check your bags two hours ahead of takeoff. For international services, three hours is standard.

LAX to MDW Frequently Asked Questions

Los Angeles Intl. to Midway Intl. Flight FAQ

Traveling FromLos Angeles Intl.
Traveling ToMidway Intl.
Shortest Flight Time8 hours 0 mins
Earliest Departure Time6:15AM CDT
Latest Departure Time5:15PM CDT
Lowest Flight Price$90

Los Angeles to Chicago Carriers and Route Information

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

1,756.00 miles

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