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You can get from Chicago to Los Angeles by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||1737 miles (2801 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$216 - $320|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $216 (€178) • 4 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $216 (€178) • 4 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak|
Travel 1737 miles (2801 km) by bus, flight or train to Los Angeles from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $216 (€178). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Los Angeles.
There are 3 ways that you can travel to Los Angeles from Chicago. You can take a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Los Angeles is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $216 (€178) compared to other travel options to Los Angeles:
A flight is $3 (€2) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Chicago to Los Angeles costing on average $218 (€180).
A flight is generally $104 (€85) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $320 (€263) from Chicago to Los Angeles.
The fastest way to get to Los Angeles from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 15 min.
Other travel options to Los Angeles can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Los Angeles by bus can take on average 48 h 50 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 43 h 10 min of travel time.
Los Angeles is approximately 1737 miles (2801 km) away from Chicago.
The average frequency per day from Chicago to Los Angeles is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Chicago to Los Angeles as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to Los Angeles:
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But we recommend booking Chicago to Los Angeles 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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