Flights from Chicago to London

Selected fares from Chicago to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI LON Fri, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 10 $839
CHI LON Fri, Nov 20 - Mon, Nov 30 $841
CHI LON Thu, Sep 24 - Sun, Sep 27 $885
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $920
CHI LON Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 15 $920
CHI LON Sat, Nov 28 - Sat, Dec 5 $936
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $943
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $945
CHI LON Mon, Nov 16 - Tue, Dec 1 $945
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $945
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $945
CHI LON Sat, Jan 2 - Sat, Jan 16 $960
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $960
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $960
CHI LON Thu, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 9 $960
CHI LON Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $967
CHI LON Sat, Feb 27 - Sat, Mar 12 $968
CHI LON Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $986
CHI LON Wed, Oct 28 - Thu, Nov 12 $1,127
CHI LON Sat, Nov 28 - Sat, Dec 5 $1,600
CHI LON Mon, Jan 11 - Mon, Jan 18 $3,640
CHI LON Mon, Jan 11 - Mon, Jan 18 $4,816
CHI LON Wed, Jan 20 - Tue, Feb 16 $5,556
CHI LON Mon, Dec 21 - Sun, Jan 3 $18,356
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Chicago and London airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

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  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to LON

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 5 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic
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Airports in London , GB

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  • 1

    London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to LHR

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Malaysia Airlines, 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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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 10 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Aer Lingus $1,254
Earn $12.54
Return Sun, Jul 12 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Aer Lingus

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 21 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines $1,071
Earn $10.71
Return Sat, Oct 10 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 15 Chicago (ORD) London (LGW) Aer Lingus $1,125
Earn $11.25
Return Wed, Jul 22 London (LGW) Chicago (ORD) Aer Lingus
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 29 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $885
Earn $8.85
Return Mon, Aug 31 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 29 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $885
Earn $8.85
Return Mon, Aug 31 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 23 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $991
Earn $9.91
Return Sun, Aug 30 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 4 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Lufthansa $881
Earn $8.81
Return Sun, Sep 6 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Lufthansa

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 4 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) Lufthansa $881
Earn $8.81
Return Sun, Sep 6 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in September from Chicago to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Sep 6 Chicago (ORD) London (LHR) US Airways $920
Earn $9.20
Return Sun, Sep 13 London (LHR) Chicago (ORD) US Airways
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Travel from Chicago to London

London is the world's most visited city and offers enough variety in entertainment to provide anyone with an enjoyable time. Making travel plans from Chicago to London for your visit is easy when you reserve your flight and hotel room using Orbitz.com. To help you plan the trip itself, Orbitz.com also provides information on popular London attractions, restaurants and more.

Leaving Chicago

The city of Chicago receives most of its air service from O'Hare International Airport. The airport lies outside of the city, about 17 miles from the city's center. The trip from the center of town to the airport is no problem, as the city's Blue Line train will get you there for just $2.25. Taxi service to the airport is also available for about $40. The train will get you there in 45 minutes, while the taxi takes 30. Driving to the airport is also an option, with parking available at daily rates beginning at $9. If you plan to park for more than 30 days, you will need to reserve a space ahead of time.

The airport features a number of restaurants. Tuscany and Manchu Wok are just a couple of the more traditional restaurants available, but there are a few fast-food restaurants as well, including McDonald's and Brioche Doree. After you eat, you're ready to catch your flight on one of the many airlines traveling from O'Hare to London, such as Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines.

Destination London

London is the capital of both England and the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of the Thames River, London has served as a center of trade since its founding nearly two millennia ago by the Romans. Today it's a vibrant center of culture and the arts, with a multicultural population that keeps the city changing constantly.

The London Experience

Most flights into London from Chicago will land at London Heathrow Airport, located 14 miles to the west of central London. There are three ways to make your way from the airport to the city-travel by Heathrow Express for the fastest journey, use the London Underground to save money or take a taxi. The express train costs about $28 and takes only 15 minutes, while the London Underground train costs $7.50 and takes just under an hour. Taxis take between 30 to 60 minutes to make the trip, with fares starting at about $70.

The best times to visit London are in May, June or September, when you're likely to experience the best weather the city has to offer. In May, the temperatures are between the mid-60s and the upper 40s in degrees Fahrenheit, so a moderately thick jacket is needed. June is a bit warmer, with temperatures running between the low 70s and upper 50s. You can dress a little lighter then, but you will still need a jacket. September temperatures range from the high 60s to low 50s, so dress should be about the same as that worn for a trip in May. London is also a rainy city, so be sure to bring along an umbrella.

You should have no trouble finding things to do in London. Art lovers can enjoy British art at the Tate Britain art gallery and then take the Tate-to-Tate boat over to the Tate Modern to view one of the city's best collections of modern art. London is also filled with a variety of specialty shops, from Rough Trade East's record store to Davenports Magic Shop. For an unforgettable view of the city, take a ride in the London Eye.

A Trip to Remember

Chicago's O'Hare International Airport is busy but well-designed, which makes it easy to navigate to find a meal or your flight's gate. Heathrow is just as easy to maneuver, with quick connections to town so that you can enjoy everything London has to offer shortly after your plane lands. Using Orbitz.com to plan your trip from Chicago to London can save you time and money by helping you create an itinerary and find discount fares for the journey.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to London

    • 30 direct flights are operating from Chicago to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 7h 58m.
    • American Airlines flight 90 (8:50 AM GMT, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to London.
    • Lufthansa flight 9355 (9:05 PM GMT, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to London.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to London (American Airlines flight 6196, Boeing 777) takes 7h 45m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to London (Lufthansa flight 9349, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) takes 8h 15m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to London on Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA6194 ORD 6:10 PM LHR 8:05 AM 744 7hr 55min
Iberia IB4674 ORD 6:10 PM LHR 8:05 AM 744 7hr 55min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA7658/UA7652 ORD 3:50 PM LHR 8:05 AM 330/320 10hr 15min
Lufthansa/airberlin LH9153/AB5013 ORD 2:15 PM LHR 8:15 AM 777/319 12hr 0min
United Airlines/airberlin UA944/AB5013 ORD 2:15 PM LHR 8:15 AM 777/319 12hr 0min
Delta Air Lines/Air France DL9383/AF3170 ORD 4:20 PM LCY 8:55 AM 74M/AR8 10hr 35min
Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines DL9383/KL2404 ORD 4:20 PM LCY 8:55 AM 74M/ARJ 10hr 35min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Air France KL612/AF3170 ORD 4:20 PM LCY 8:55 AM 74M/AR8 10hr 35min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL612/KL2404 ORD 4:20 PM LCY 8:55 AM 74M/ARJ 10hr 35min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL9383/DL9641 ORD 4:20 PM LHR 9:00 AM 74M/737 10hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines DL9383/KL1007 ORD 4:20 PM LHR 9:00 AM 74M/737 10hr 40min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL612/KL1007 ORD 4:20 PM LHR 9:00 AM 74M/737 10hr 40min
Aer Lingus/Aer Lingus EI122/EI154 ORD 3:50 PM LHR 9:05 AM 330/321 11hr 15min