Flights from London to Chicago

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Chicago

Favourite airline: Aer Lingus
46 % of bookings on this flight route are made with Aer Lingus, British Airways and Icelandair.
Aer Lingus
18 %
British Airways
16 %
12 %
Tip: book 8 weeks before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 8 weeks before the flight. Pay only £342.00.
56 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
Compared to other weekdays, flights are cheapest on Saturday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £66.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
08h 40min
11h 20min
28h 25min
Favourite connection: via Dublin
27 % of tickets booked on this route are for flights via Dublin.
1 stopover Dublin
14h 05min, from £540
27 %
1 stopover Reykjavik-Keflavik International
11h 20min, from £392
17 %
Direct flights
08h 40min, from £458
16 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Chicago

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.

Flight information: London - Chicago

Outbound and return from £391.76
Flight duration min. 08:45 / max. 09:15
Return flight duration min. 07:35/ max. 08:00
Distance 6358 km
Flights per week 58
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Chicago IL all Airports (ORD, MDW, RFD) (CHI)
Destination country United States
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