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Chicago to London flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Chicago and London take, on average, 9 h and 55 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Chicago with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport O'hare International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Chicago and London
Arriving Airport Flights departing Chicago with London as destination arrives at Heathrow

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Departure Fri, 27 May Return Mon, 06 Jun
CHI Chicago
LON London
return from £436
Departure Wed, 08 Jun Return Sat, 11 Jun
CHI Chicago
LON London
return from £442
Flight route information
London is one of the most charming cities in the world, thanks to its parks, buildings and nightclubs.
Chicago airports
  • ( O'hare International Airport (ORD)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Midway Airport (MDW)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Chicago Nas (NOH)
    How far from city centre: 22 miles
  • ( Dupage County (DPA)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Pal Waukee (PWK)
    How far from city centre: 22 miles
  • ( Greater Rockford (RFD)
    How far from city centre: 75 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 3954 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Chicago

USA's third largest city Chicago is served by a number of airports. The most important ones are Midway International Airport and O'Hare International Airport. The former is located 27 kilometres from downtown Chicago, whereas the latter is located only 16 kilometres away from the Loop, another name for downtown Chicago.

Flights from Chicago to London may take off from either O'Hare International Airport or Midway International Airport. O'Hare International Airport is recognised by most travellers as it is synonymous with the city of Chicago. It is also consistently rated as one of the best North American airports by travel magazines.

Getting to Chicago airport

Chicago London flights may take off from one of the two airports that serve the city of Chicago. If your flight is taking off from O'Hare International Airport, all you need to do is hop on the Blue Line L at Forest Park or at downtown Chicago. To get to Midway International Airport, you can hop on the Orange Line train from the Loop. You can also take taxis and buses from various neighbourhoods of Chicago, and these can often be more comfortable than taking a train. Like in most cities, taxis are expensive in Chicago, which is something you should bear in your mind.

Arriving to London

London is an international city with a wide range of activities to pursue and cuisines to try. As it was the imperial capital of the British colonies, a number of cuisines from its former colonies can be tasted in the city in various ethnic restaurants. Curry houses are particularly popular in England, and they trace their history to the Madras Presidency in South India. Begin your journey at the venerable Veeraswamy in affluent Mayfair. Head toward Quilon, a famous South Indian restaurant near Buckingham Gate. Chutney Mary on St. James Street is a very popular restaurant that brings authentic British curry cuisine to Londoners. End your culinary journey with some Indian beer.

How to get to the city centre

If you are flying from Chicago, remember that London is a large city with many airports. Flights to London from Chicago may land at Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Southend, Luton or London City airports. All of these airports, bar London City Airport, are far away from the city centre. The best way to get to central London is to just take a train from these five airports to get to your destination. From London City Airport, you can simply take a taxi to wherever you have to go because it is already in the middle of the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Chicago to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Chicago to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Chicago. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Chicago to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Chicago to London is 436£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Chicago to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Chicago to London are October, May and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Chicago to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Chicago depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to London from Chicago in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, January and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Chicago -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Chicago to London?
The total flight time between Chicago and London is of around 09:55 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,466 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Chicago and London?
The main airport route flying between Chicago and London is: O hare International Airport (ORD) to Heathrow (LHR). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • American Airlines.
  • British Airways.
  • United Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Chicago - London flights between O hare International Airport (ORD) to Gatwick (LGW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Norwegian Air UK.
Airlines with indirect flights from Chicago to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Chicago to London are:
  • Aer Lingus, stoping in Dublin for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Virgin Atlantic, with 60 minutes scale in Detroit.
  • Virgin Atlantic, with 60 minutes scale in Detroit.

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Excellent airport to travel to and from!

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Date 2018-04-24 Age 51-70 City UK

Great airport with organised check in and boarding

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Date 2019-01-10 Age 51-70 City Sussex

Everything went smoothly .

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Date 2018-04-16 Age 31-50 City United Kingdom

Facilities were not maintained

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Date 2019-02-28 Age 51-70 City United Kingdom

Surprised to be told to pay for language at the airport This was my First experience

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Date 2018-05-23 Age 31-50 City I am Italian but I live and work in UK

Distances on foot are too long

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