London to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from London to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON CHI Sat, 3 Oct - Thu, 8 Oct £499
LON CHI Mon, 23 Nov - Mon, 30 Nov £513
LON CHI Wed, 7 Oct - Wed, 21 Oct £548
LON CHI Thu, 3 Sep - Sun, 20 Sep £596
LON CHI Wed, 4 Nov - Wed, 25 Nov £623
LON CHI Sat, 21 Nov - Mon, 30 Nov £624
LON CHI Thu, 12 Nov - Thu, 19 Nov £625
LON CHI Mon, 23 Nov - Mon, 30 Nov £642
LON CHI Thu, 19 Nov - Sun, 29 Nov £649
LON CHI Sat, 24 Oct - Thu, 29 Oct £2,795

Flights from London to Chicago

Flights from London to Chicago are popular with business travellers and people who are vacationing in the Windy City. The city is home to professional sports teams, a vibrant business district and a lively theatre scene. With ebookers, you can book cheap flights to Chicago year-round.

London, England

London is the largest city in England and has five airports. Most international flights leave from Heathrow and Gatwick, the two largest airports in the city. If you are Travelling outside of rush hour, the easiest and most convenient way to get to either airport is by taxi. From central London, fares usually range from $60 to $100. During rush hour, the train can provide faster and more comfortable service. If you are flying out of Heathrow, the Heathrow Express leaves from Paddington Station and costs about $24. The London Underground also stops at the airport. To get to Gatwick, you can take the Gatwick Express from London Victoria or $27. Parking is available at Gatwick for $20 per day, and Heathrow charges $25 per day. Once you arrive at either airport, you will have a wide selection of restaurant options, from fast food outlets like McDonald's to traditional British options like M&S Food.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, which is affectionately known as the Second City, is located on the southern edge of Lake Michigan. The city is known for its spectacular outdoor setting, diverse local population and thriving arts scene. Two airports serve Chicago: O'Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport.

Experience Chicago

Most international flights into Chicago arrive at O'Hare, which is located about 18 miles outside of the city's centre. The easiest way to get into town is on the CTA Blue Line train, which leaves from the airport and takes about 30 minutes to get downtown. The fare is less than $3. If you prefer to take a taxi, you can expect fares of about $40, depending on traffic and your final destination. For flights into Midway, you can take the CTA Red Line train. A taxi ride downtown costs about $25 and takes about 30 minutes. Rental cars and bus links are also available at both airports.

The best times to visit Chicago are in the late spring and early fall, when temperatures are pleasant. In May, September and October, most days range between 16 and 20°C. Summers are hot and often humid, with temperatures rising to 30°C. Winters in Chicago can be cold and windy, and many days get down to -9°C.

A highlight of any trip to Chicago is a visit to the city's Lake Michigan Waterfront, which is lined with walking and biking paths. For a unique view of the city, take a boat cruise through downtown or rent kayaks. Other attractions include the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears, the vibrant theatre district and the Magnificent Mile shopping area.

Travelling from London to Chicago

With regular departures from London to Chicago each day, you can find flights to Chicago to suit your schedule and budget. Use ebookers to find the best deals on flights, hotels and rental cars-plus, check for special discounts on event tickets and tours during your time in Illinois.

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Featured Chicago Hotels

Hotel only £73.26

Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport

4 stars
3.9 / 5 146 reviews

O'Hare International Airport

Rate Includes Breakfast

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHICAGO-MIDWAY AIRPORT

3 stars
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6500 South Cicero Avenue

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Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport

3 stars
3.7 / 5 15 reviews

6530 S. Cicero Avenue

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

...Advance Purchase Rate online!The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport in Chicago is located on the Midway Hotel Center campus just two blocks south of the Chicago Midway Airport and the...

Hyatt Place Chicago Midway Airport

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

6550 S. Cicero Avenue

...Located just 1 mile south of Chicago International Airport, Hyatt offers a complementary 24 hour shuttle to and from the airport.... Midway Hotel Centers newest property is composed of 6 floors,...

Hotel only £85.27

Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 17 reviews

6540 S. Cicero Ave.

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

...And no matter what time your flight got in or is going out, we're here to pick you up or drop you off.... land here and let your vacation take off...welcome to the Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway...

Hotel only £107.52

Chicago Marriott Midway

3 stars
3.7 / 5 8 reviews

6520 South Cicero Avenue

Rate includes breakfast

...Perfect for travel into MDW Airport, the Marriott Chicago Midway hotel is located in the Midway Hotel Center campus just two blocks away and offers onsite parking and free 24-hr shuttle...

May

Cheap weekend flights in May from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 21 May London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Aer Lingus £545
Earn £5.45
Return Mon, 25 May Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Aer Lingus

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 4 May London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines £502
Earn £5.02
Return Fri, 5 Jun Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 19 May London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines £504
Earn £5.04
Return Tue, 26 May Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
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June

Cheap weekend flights in June from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 4 Jun London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines £509
Earn £5.09
Return Sun, 7 Jun Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 3 Jun London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines £502
Earn £5.02
Return Mon, 22 Jun Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sun, 14 Jun London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Aer Lingus £554
Earn £5.54
Return Sun, 21 Jun Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Aer Lingus
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July

Cheap weekend flights in July from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 2 Jul London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) AeroMexico £647
Earn £6.47
Return Mon, 6 Jul Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) AeroMexico

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 2 Jul London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) AeroMexico £647
Earn £6.47
Return Mon, 6 Jul Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in July from London to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 13 Jul London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines £673
Earn £6.73
Return Mon, 20 Jul Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines
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London and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in London, GB

map of airports in London
  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to CHI

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 5 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, US Airways
  • 2

    Gatwick airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London-City airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LON to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 5 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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Interesting facts about flights from London to Chicago

    • 28 direct flights are operating from London to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 8h 49m.
    • American Airlines flight 99 (07:45 GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from London to Chicago.
    • American Airlines flight 91 (17:15 GMT, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from London to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Chicago (American Airlines flight 6195, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 8h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to Chicago (American Airlines flight 87, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) takes 9h 5m.
    • Flights from Gatwick airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London-City airport (LCY), Luton airport (LTN), Southend airport (SEN), Stansted airport (STN) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from London to Chicago on Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA99 LHR 07:45 ORD 10:25 777 8hr 40min
Finnair AY5755 LHR 07:45 ORD 10:25 777 8hr 40min
Iberia IB4217 LHR 07:45 ORD 10:25 777 8hr 40min
US Airways US99 LHR 07:45 ORD 10:25 777 8hr 40min
British Airways/United Airlines BA388/UA973 LHR 06:40 ORD 12:55 319/777 12hr 15min
British Airways/Lufthansa BA388/LH7894 LHR 06:40 ORD 12:55 319/777 12hr 15min
British Airways/Brussels Airlines BA388/SN8803 LHR 06:40 ORD 12:55 319/777 12hr 15min
British Airways/Lufthansa BA902/LH430 LHR 07:10 ORD 12:55 767/74H 11hr 45min
British Airways/United Airlines BA902/UA8836 LHR 07:10 ORD 12:55 767/74H 11hr 45min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH921/LH430 LHR 06:30 ORD 12:55 321/74H 12hr 25min
Lufthansa/United Airlines LH921/UA8836 LHR 06:30 ORD 12:55 321/74H 12hr 25min
Lufthansa/United Airlines LH5599/UA973 LHR 06:50 ORD 12:55 319/777 12hr 5min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH5599/LH7894 LHR 06:50 ORD 12:55 319/777 12hr 5min