Duration 10h 46m
Distance 3971 miles
Average price £420
Possible routes 5 found

There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to London by plane or train

We recommend flying from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow, which is the fastest option and takes around 10h 46m. Alternatively, flying from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick and then taking the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria is the cheapest option and takes around 11h 5m.

Recommended route
Fastest
10h 46m
£167 - £689
Alternative routes

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick, train • 11h 5m

  1. Chicago O'Hare
  2. Gatwick Airport
  3. London Victoria
11h 5m
Cheapest
£171 - £427
12h 51m
£233 - £609
12h 33m
£167 - £788

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham, train • 13h 33m

  1. Chicago O'Hare
  2. Birmingham International
  3. London Euston
13h 33m
£222 - £1,244

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to London? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly and train which costs $220 - $550 and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 10h 46m.

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The distance between Chicago and London is 3971 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 46m to get from Chicago to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 40m.

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London is 6h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:43 PM in Chicago and 1:43 AM in London.

British Airways, Aer Lingus, Delta and five other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 6162+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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How to travel from Chicago to London

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Chicago to London right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Chicago and London?

British Airways, American Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Chicago to London Paddington hourly.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,100

About British Airways

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Venice
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,300
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300

About Delta

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£360 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£950 - £4,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£800 - £3,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £4,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,200
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300

About Virgin Atlantic

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£360 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£950 - £4,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£800 - £3,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £4,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,200
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300

About Air France

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£950 - £4,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£800 - £3,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £4,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,500
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£360 - £2,100

About Aer Lingus

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£360 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£250 - £950
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600

About Lufthansa

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £1,200
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300

About KLM

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£360 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£950 - £4,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£800 - £3,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,200
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,100

About Iberia

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,300
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,100

About American Airlines

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,800
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600

About United Airlines

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £1,200
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600

About Air Canada

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £1,300
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600

About Swiss

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,100
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600

About Austrian Airlines

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£310 - £1,300
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600

About Brussels Airlines

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £900
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £1,100

About Icelandair

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £900
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £800

About Norwegian Air UK ltd

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£650 - £2,300

About LOT

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£650 - £2,300
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £2,800

About Scandinavian Airlines

Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £2,800
Train operators
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £140

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