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London Chicago
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Thu, 27 Jun LHR - ORD
Fri, 28 Jun ORD - LHR
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Mon, 01 Jul LGW - ORD
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£205 £177
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Tue, 02 Jul LHR - ORD
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Thu, 11 Jul ORD - LHR
£965 £955
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Fri, 12 Jul LHR - ORD
Mon, 15 Jul ORD - LHR
£675 £665
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Thu, 18 Jul ORD - LHR
£799 £789
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Flight route information

Distance: 3954 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
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

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Useful information for the flight from London to Chicago

How long is the flight from London to Chicago?

The flight duration is nine hours from London to Chicago on a direct flight path. There are frequent departures on many airlines from London.

What documentation do I need to fly to Chicago from England?

UK citizens will need a passport that's valid at least six months after the end of their stay in the United States. You'll also need to apply for an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). It's a simple, cheap online process.

Is there a time change from London to Chicago?

The time difference is six hours between Chicago and the UK.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Chicago?

As with all city breaks, comfortable walking shoes are ideal for exploring the sights. There's more of a difference in the seasons here too, with warm summers and cold, snowy winters. That said, trips around December allow you to do your Christmas shopping on the famous Magnificent Mile.

Which airlines fly from London to Chicago

How to find cheap flights from London to Chicago

Opodo is an online travel agent that makes it easy to find cheap direct flights for your holidays, whether domestic flights or further afield. Simply enter your destination and dates and you'll see the best deals on airfares at the top. You can also browse other flight times as you wish. Last-minute tickets are also highlighted, an excellent choice for the spontaneous traveller.

When are the best times to fly from London to Chicago

Airports in London

There are five major airports in London: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, and London City. Most direct flights from the city to Chicago depart from Heathrow and Gatwick.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

This airport is approximately 16 miles to the west of central London and offers plenty of different transport options for reaching it.

How to get to the airport:

Services: The airport is open 24/7 and offers unlimited free Wi-Fi. There are baby changing facilities and numerous smoking areas marked outside the terminals. There is an impressive selection of shops and dining and drinking options.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is also easily reached from the centre of London by a number of transport options.

How to get to the airport:

Services: open 24 hours a day, and with 90 minutes' free Wi-Fi. You'll also find baby changing services, many smoking areas outside the terminals, and plenty of round-the-clock food options plus shops.

Airports in Chicago

The majority of flights from London arrive at O'Hare International Airport.

How to get to the airport:

Services: open 24 hours a day, and with unlimited free Wi-Fi. You'll find baby changing services, a number of smoking areas outside the terminals, and a wide choice of eateries and shops.

What to do and visit in Chicago

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Chicago

How long does the flight take to go from London to Chicago?
The total flight time between London and Chicago is of around 09:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,722 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Chicago at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Chicago is 177£. 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 London to Chicago?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Chicago are May, June and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Chicago?
The best time of the year to go to Chicago when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Chicago from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Chicago.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Chicago?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from London. 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!
Which airports have flights between London and Chicago?
The main airport route flying between London and Chicago is: Heathrow (LHR) to O hare International Airport (ORD). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • American Airlines.
  • British Airways.
  • United Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Chicago flights between Gatwick (LGW) to O hare International Airport (ORD) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Marabu Airlines.
  • Wamos Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Chicago are:
Aer Lingus, stopping in Dublin for 75 minutes minimum.
  • Virgin Atlantic, with 80 minutes scale in Detroit.
  • TAP Portugal, with 875 minutes scale in Lisbon.
Flight Duration 9 h and 15 m Flights between London and Chicago take, on average, 9 h and 15 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £177 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Chicago found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Chicago
Arriving Airport O'hare International Airport Flights departing London with Chicago as destination arrive at O'hare International Airport

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