Flights to Chicago

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Last minute flights to Chicago

Departure Wed, 29 Apr Return Wed, 06 May
LHR London
ORD Chicago
return from £277
Departure Tue, 14 Apr Return Sun, 19 Apr
MAN Manchester
ORD Chicago
return from £337
Departure Tue, 21 Apr Return Fri, 01 May
BHX Birmingham
ORD Chicago
return from £381
Departure Tue, 28 Apr Return Tue, 05 May
EDI Edinburgh
ORD Chicago
return from £421
Popular flight routes to Chicago
London - Chicago
return from £293
Manchester - Chicago
return from £410
Birmingham - Chicago
return from £430
Dublin - Chicago
return from £408
Edinburgh - Chicago
return from £513
Glasgow - Chicago
return from £606

Trips to Chicago

Chicago travel

Chicago is located in the Great Lake region of the state of Illinois. Also known as the "windy city", it is the third largest city in the United States. All flights to Chicago fly over the marvellous skyline lined with many skyscrapers, most famous being the Willis Tower. Explore the city and its many neighbourhoods such as Gold Coast, South Loop, Downtown and the iconic sites of many architectural buildings and parks. Do not miss out on the dining options as this city is known for the best foodie spots. With so much excitement around, you will surely cherish this as one of the best trips to Chicago. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Chicago!

Things to do and places to see in Chicago

Chicago's city centre has everything that you would want from a holiday - shopping, sightseeing, night life, dining and unique architecture.

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  • The famous Willis Tower is home to large companies and is also a cultural landmark attracting thousands of visitors
  • Take photographs at the Millennium Park right under the "Bean" and wander around the magnificent park
  • Visit the well-maintained Lincoln Park for amazing views of the city
  • Get an enjoyable experience at the Museum of Science and Industry specially the coal mine and the U-Boat exhibit
  • Navy pier visits will give you lots of options for food, entertainment, shopping and the not-to-miss Ferris wheel
  • The fascinating field museum has a wonderful presentation of the exhibits of mummies, dinosaurs, animal skeletons and much more
  • Visit the Shedd aquarium and watch a wide variety of aquatic animals
  • Garfield Park Conservatory will give you the opportunity to view beautiful, exotic plants
  • A walk through the "Magnificent Mile", which is lined with upscale retail shops, cafes and street performances
  • Activate your taste buds with some stuffed, deep-pan pizza and also learn the process for making one
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Chicago airports

Chicago O' Hare International Airport, also known as O' Hare Airport, and Chicago Midway International Airport manage a combined passenger load of 95 million annually. O' Hare has been voted the best airport for ten years in a row.

  • Chicago Midway International Airport

    Top airlines

    Midway caters to America's budget airlines with the top airlines at this location being Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines and Volaris.

    Location

    Midway International airport is closer to the city being just 13km from the "Loop".

    Transport options

    By using public transport such as the metro, bus or the train, you can get to downtown Chicago. CTA metro service is available from the airport terminal building at the transportation centre. There are also a number of bus services that operate between Midway airport and destinations in Chicago.

  • Chicago O' Hare International Airport

    Top airlines

    With almost 580 flights daily from this airport, some of the top carriers are United Airlines, American Airlines and Turkish Airlines.

    Location

    This airport is located about 27km from the city centre called "Loop".

    Transport options

    Using the public transport is the safest, easiest way around Chicago. The CTA offers a 24 hour Metro service from Terminal 2 to most locations in Chicago. Bus services 250 and 330 available from Parking Lot E.

FAQ's about Chicago

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Chicago at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £42 to Chicago. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Chicago.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Chicago?
The top month to book flights to Chicago is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Chicago flights is September. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Chicago, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Chicago?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Chicago is... August. The next best month to travel to Chicago is October. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Chicago. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Chicago is February.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Chicago from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Chicago include:
- United Airlines, which flies from London and Edinburgh to Chicago plus from Manchester
- Wamos Air, which has flights from London
- American Airlines, with flights from London to Chicago

Indirect flights from the UK to Chicago include:
- Aer Lingus, which flies from Manchester and London and also from Birmingham
- United Airlines, with flights from London and Manchester to Chicago plus Birmingham
- Delta Air Lines, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as from Aberdeen to Chicago
🕑 How long before a flight to Chicago should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Chicago, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Chicago departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Chicago at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Chicago’s airport?
Chicago is served by 6 airport[s]. O Hare International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Manchester and Edinburgh, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Chicago’s airport from the city centre?
Chicago’s airport O Hare International Airport is located 13 miles from the city centre.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Chicago city centre?
There are many ways to get from O Hare International Airport to central Chicago:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from O Hare International Airport to Chicago city centre when driving is 38 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Chicago city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 1 hour 21 mins.
By Subway:
Commuting from O Hare International Airport to central Chicago by Subway takes around 1 hour 41 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.

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