Favourite airline: Finnair
The majority of passengers on the route London – Chicago prefer to fly with Finnair.
7 %
British Airways
6 %
5 %
Tip: book 5 weeks before departure
If booked 5 weeks before travel, flights cost only £255.00.
38 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Thursday
Flight prices fluctuate during the week. Flights are 10 % cheaper on Thursday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Direct flights on this route are £12.00 more expensive on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
08h 55min
13h 55min
22h 50min
The favourite connection is non-stop
29 % of all bookings on the route London to Chicago are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
08h 55min, from £263
29 %
1 stopover Dublin
13h 15min, from £282
7 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
12h 40min, from £284
5 %
Return from £251.00
A return flight costing only £251.00 is for example available departing on 23/05/19 and returning on 03/06/19.


Flights from London to Chicago

Up to 10 flights a day are operated on the popular flight route between London (LON) and Chicago (CHI) on the south-west coast of the USA. Several airlines offer scheduled services between the two cities and these include United, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. A direct flight will cover the distance of 3963 miles in a flight time of 8 hours 48 minutes. However, the return journey is always slightly shorter, even taking up to an hour less for a direct connection. Journeys with a stopover will take longer: anything from 12 to 35 hours.


Cheap flight from London to Chicago

A low cost flight from the UK capital to Chicago is easy to find with a little planning. If purchased 5 months ahead of the date of travel, an air ticket can cost less than £500. Last minute deals are, however, also widely available and with a stopover, tickets can even cost less than a non-stop flight that has been purchased well in advance.


Chicago Airport

There are two major international airports in Chicago: O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport. O'Hare is the second busiest airport worldwide and most flights from London will land here. Other smaller airports also exist in and around the Chicago area. These are, however, mainly used for domestic air traffic. Getting from the destination airport Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to downtown Chicago is convenient using the subway trains or commuter trains which are connected to the terminals via a shuttle bus. Taxis are also widely available at the airport. Alternatively, passengers can stay at one of the many airport hotels.