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

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow  •  10h 52m

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

£267 - £939

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago Midway to London Heathrow  •  12h 44m

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

£217 - £2,439

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London City  •  13h 21m

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

£323 - £659

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick, train  •  13h 20m

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

£221 - £727

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

£312 - £1,144

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Bristol, train  •  14h 48m

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

£239 - £911

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $260 - $3,000 and takes 12h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $320 - $1,200 and takes 10h 52m.

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The distance between Chicago and London is 3971 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 52m 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 45m.

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London is 6h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 3:07 AM in Chicago and 9:07 AM in London.

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

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There are 4714+ 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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  • Distance: 3970.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 52m

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

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Nashville
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Charleston
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£310 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£650 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£190 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Newark, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£210 - £850
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Orlando
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £3,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Nashville
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Charleston
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£310 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Nashville
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£190 - £850
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Orlando
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £3,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£210 - £850
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Orlando
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £3,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£210 - £850
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Orlando
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £3,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£300 - £900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,300
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£420 - £1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,300
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
£300 - £1,500
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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