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 Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow  •  10h 42m

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

£247 - £638

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Fly Chicago Midway to London Heathrow  •  12h 54m

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

£247 - £1,238

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London City  •  13h 11m

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

£313 - £708

Fly Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick, train  •  12h 49m

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

£261 - £631

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

£352 - £1,543

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly and train which costs $330 - $850 and takes 12h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to London is to fly which costs $320 - $850 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 7:25 AM in Chicago and 1:25 PM 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 11069+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £80 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 42m

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

American Airlines, British Airways and nine 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 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£2,200 - £5,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Prague
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£2,200 - £5,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
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
£900 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£1,100 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,500
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
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
£900 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£1,100 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£900 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
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
£900 - £1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£1,100 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £2,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,400
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
£330 - £1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
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
£800 - £1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£340 - £1,800
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
£410 - £1,400
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Gatwick Express
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
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