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

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  10 h 37 min

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

$338 - $795

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Fly to London Gatwick  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to London Gatwick (LGW) ORD - LGW

$337 - $840

3 alternative options

Fly to London City  •  12 h 59 min

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

$405 - $910

Fly to Southend, train  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Southend (SEN) ORD - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$490 - $2,131

Fly to London Stansted  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to London Stansted (STN) ORD - STN

$627 - $1,530

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $330 - $850 and takes 10 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $330 - $800 and takes 10 h 37 min.

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The distance between Chicago and London is 3971 miles.

It takes approximately 10 h 37 min 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 7 h 30 min.

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London is 6 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 10:04 AM in Chicago and 4:04 PM in London.

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

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There are 8767+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 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: 10 h 37 min

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

American Airlines, British Airways and 10 other airlines fly from Chicago to London hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,900 - $7,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Venice
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Dublin, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,400
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Newark, Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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