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The best prices from Glasgow to Chicago are usually found in September or November, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
GG1 - CHI
Price
£371 - £557
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£441

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£371

From Glasgow to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Chicago?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 16% on the overall cost on flights from Glasgow to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Glasgow to Chicago?

To save up to 32% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Glasgow to Chicago from £389 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £469 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Glasgow to Chicago?

October can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Glasgow with a flight ticket averaging about £364. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as £255. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Chicago (GG1 - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Glasgow to Chicago in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Chicago in April, May 2021

The best prices found for GLA to CHI flights in April, May
31 May - 29 Jul
£442pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
31 May - 29 Jul
£471pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
31 May - 29 Jul
£481pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Glasgow found for this year
5 Jun - 26 Jun
£398pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
29 Aug - 20 Sep
£428pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
31 May - 29 Jul
£442pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Chicago
02:05 - 10:15
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
14h 10m
GLA - ORD
Virgin Atlantic
£310
Travelgenio
05:05 - 14:10
Lufthansa
2 stops
15h 05m
GLA - ORD
Lufthansa
£610
SnapTravelAir
09:40 - 14:20
Icelandair
1 stop
10h 40m
GLA - ORD
Icelandair

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Glasgow and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Glasgow to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Glasgow to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Glasgow to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Glasgow to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Icelandair, British Airways, and Aer Lingus. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Chicago for under £437 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Chicago for under £437. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Aer Lingus for just £398, but on average you can expect to pay £482.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Chicago for under £364 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Glasgow to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 29 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is hotter than in Glasgow. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Chicago?

A quick flight from Glasgow to Chicago can take about 10h 40m. Icelandair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £428. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Glasgow to Chicago return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Glasgow to Chicago from £398 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Icelandair, from £428, and Finnair, from £474. Aer Lingus is 8% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Glasgow to Chicago one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Atlantic. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £310. Users have also found prices from £364 and £563 on Virgin Atlantic and KLM, respectively.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.38
Average temperature for April in Chicago
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Glasgow to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
£446 £607 No cancel fee N/A
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American Airlines
£374 £617 No cancel fee 71%
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Virgin Atlantic
£406 £620 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
£386 £623 No cancel fee 76%
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Icelandair
£468 £649 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£410 £659 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
£310 £675 No cancel fee 69%
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KLM
£413 £676 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£533 £724 No cancel fee 79%
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Aer Lingus
£505 £728 No cancel fee N/A
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