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

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow  •  10h 46m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to London Heathrow (LHR) ORD - LHR

£187 - £459

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to London Gatwick (LGW) ORD - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£211 - £1,027

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London City  •  13h 20m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to London City (LCY) ORD - LCY

£193 - £399

Fly Chicago Midway to London Heathrow  •  12h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to London Heathrow (LHR) MDW - LHR

£217 - £409

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham, train  •  14h 3m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Birmingham (BHX) ORD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£242 - £894

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $230 - $500 and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $230 - $600 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 2:17 AM in Chicago and 8:17 AM in London.

British Airways, Delta, Icelandair and four other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 9100+ 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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Map of how to get from Chicago to London.
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  • Distance: 3970.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 46m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and London, England?

American Airlines, British Airways and eight other airlines fly from Chicago to London Paddington every 30 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£380 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£380 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£380 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £850
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£450 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£460 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£950 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£1,100 - £2,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£1,000 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£350 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£380 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£360 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£450 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£460 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£950 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£1,100 - £2,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£1,000 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£360 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£450 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£1,100 - £2,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £750
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £850
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £2,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45

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