Beginning of main content

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

Fares from $193 One Way, $443 Round Trip from Chicago to London

Prices starting at $443 for return flights and $193 for one-way flights to London were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Need A Hotel In London?

Hotels In Top London Neighborhoods

City of Westminster
3,539 hotels
1,364 hotels

Stay Near Exciting London Attractions

More About Flying To London from Chicago

Flights from Chicago to London - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to London?

You're in luck — you'll find 3 airlines which fly direct from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow). These are some of the most popular:

  • British Airways
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to London?

With the journey from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow) taking a minimum of 7 hours and 40 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the ride. Grab an in-flight wine or two and settle into your seat with an engrossing movie or book.

What airlines fly from Chicago to London most frequently?

Check out British Airways (BA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow). It operates 50 services on this route every month and is a favorite with passengers. United Airlines (UA) will also fly you to your destination in comfort. Offering 30 flights per month between Chicago and London, it's another quality airline to look into.

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to London

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeLON
Distance3942 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Air Canada, Austrian, Aer Lingus, Delta Air Lines, SWISS, United Airlines, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival5:40AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:50AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 28, 2019

Assigned seats were very seperated but staff worked to seat my family together.

Sep 27, 2019

Food not so good

Sep 19, 2019

Just little leg room

Sep 12, 2019

New Airbus was fantastic!

Aug 8, 2019

The seats could have been a little more comfortable they looked and felt old

Aug 1, 2019

Missed the flight. Easily accommodated to the next flight . Very pleasant experience

Jul 4, 2019

Dublin airport was rough. Won't be going through there again.

Jun 22, 2019

Wish they can board by seat and fill back of plane first

May 23, 2019

BA staff were wonderful and lovely. They helped compensate for the taxi driver and wheelchair people being late.

Jan 16, 2019

Nope. All good. Well, the dinner tray did not include dressing for the salad. Boo-hoo!

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 To help you plan the trip itself, 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 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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.