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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to London by plane or train

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Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow  •  10h 39m

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

£177 - £889

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago Midway to London Heathrow  •  12h 26m

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

£157 - £2,339

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to London City  •  13h 15m

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

£223 - £609

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick, train  •  12h 50m

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

£301 - £727

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham, train  •  13h 52m

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

£242 - £744

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Bristol, train  •  14h 54m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bristol (BRS) ORD - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

£259 - £661

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 10h 39m.

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The distance between Chicago and London is 3971 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 39m 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 5:53 AM in Chicago and 11:53 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 30685+ 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 39m

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

American Airlines, British Airways and seven 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 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,500
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
£950 - £1,900
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
£950 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Prague
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£1,393
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£1,771
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£1,771
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via New York JFK, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Newark, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£480 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£1,393
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £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
£550 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Minneapolis, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,100
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
£950 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£1,771
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£1,771
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £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
£550 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Minneapolis, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£460 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £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
£550 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Minneapolis, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £800
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
£440 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £700
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
£700 - £1,200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£700 - £3,000
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
£290 - £850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £700
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 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100

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