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The table above shows round-trip fares of Chicago to London flights with some airlines. These fares are based on historical data, are non-warranted and subject to change. Fares comprises base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

Search, Compare and Book Flights from London to Chicago

Use our flight booking engine to search the best flights to Chicago from London. Customize the search-result page with filters available. If you are traveling with family and kids and concerned about keeping your departure in the day hours, apply the desired time-slot. Likewise, you may choose your arrival timing to suit your travel needs.

Economy, premium economy, business, and first class – you may find fares from LON to CHI under all categories and plan your travel as per your interest.

New to a business or first class flight? Know the difference between the first class and business class flight.

Multiple airports serve both the cities, so take your time to find the flight by switching the departure and arrival airport with options available. Check below the list of airports to find the most suitable for your LON to CHI flight.

Top Airports in Chicago

1. Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW / KMDW)

MDW is the nearest major airport. Its 12 miles from the center of Chicago, IL. This airport has international and domestic flights.

2. Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD / KORD

ORD is another major airport located 18 miles from Chicago, IL. It handles international and domestic flights.

Top Airports in London

1. London City Airport (LCY/EGLC)

The nearest major airport is London City Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights and is 9 miles from the center of London, United Kingdom.

2. London Heathrow Airport (LHR / EGLL)

London Heathrow Airport is a major airport in London that serves international and domestic flights. Located at 18 miles from the center of London.

3. London Gatwick Airport (LGW / EGKK)

London Gatwick Airport has international and domestic flights and is 33 miles from London, United Kingdom.

How Long is the Flight to CHI from LON?

The approximate flight distance between London and Chicago is 3,959 miles/6372 km. You spend approximately 8 hours and 25 minutes in air to reach your destination from either side. The table below highlights the flight distance between the departure and arrival airports in the respective cities.


Flight Distance

Flight Time

Flight to ORD from  LCY

3,971 miles/6391 km

8 hours 27 minutes

Flight to MDW from LHR

3,956 miles/6367 km

8 hours 25 minutes

Flight to ORD from LTN

3,943 miles/6346 km

8 hours 23 minutes

Flight to MDW from LGW

3,977 miles/6400 km

8 hours 27 minutes

Flight to ORD from STN

3,966 miles/6383 km

8 hours 26 minutes

Note: The flight distance and time are for a nonstop flight (excluding any layover). The actual distance and time might vary, and are non-warranted. Check with your airlines to know precise information. 

If you are visiting Chicago for the first time in London, it’s imperative to know the time difference between the two cities. London is eight hours ahead of Chicago. So how will the time difference impact your travel?

Let’s assume; your airplane departs from an airport in London at 10 AM in the morning of a Saturday. Adding the flight time (let’s take 8 hours 30 minutes) to the departure time, you estimated the arrival time in Chicago to be 6.30 PM, Saturday. The mathematics here find, but Geography plays a trick. By the local Chicago time, your plane’s arrival time will be around 12.30 PM. Hence, by the time you had thought to have your evening snacks in Chicago, you end up having your lunch in a lounge area in Chicago.

Which Airlines do Fly from LON to CHI?

Poplar carriers operating flights from London to Chicago are British Airways, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Finnair, American Airlines, and Aer Lingus.

You may book your flight from Chicago to London on your own or take the assistance of one of our travel experts. When you are flexible with your dates, consider booking our recommended – Flexible Date Fare.  Avoid clashing your flight time with popular events like Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, and so as fares during the period surge as expected due to high demand for flight tickets.

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