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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  10h 42m

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

$338 - $795

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Fly to London Gatwick  •  11h 1m

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

$337 - $840

3 alternative options

Fly to London City  •  13h 5m

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

$405 - $910

Fly to Southend, train  •  15h 56m

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

$440 - $2,231

Fly to London Stansted  •  13h 32m

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

$627 - $1,530

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $330 - $850 and takes 11h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $330 - $800 and takes 10h 42m.

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The distance between Chicago and London is 3971 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 42m 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 35m.

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London is 6h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:28 AM in Chicago and 3:28 PM in London.

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

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There are 9115+ 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 42m 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 42m

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
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Venice
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,900 - $7,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Venice
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$2,900 - $7,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Newark, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
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
12h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Dublin, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
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
10h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,400
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
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
$310 - $1,400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,200
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