Cheap flights from Leeds to Chicago

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The best prices from Leeds to Chicago are usually found in February or November, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Leeds (LBA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LBA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Leeds to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LBA - CHI
Price
£353 - £698
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Average price

£386

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£353

From Leeds 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 Leeds to Chicago?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 51% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 32% on flights from Leeds to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £379. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £457.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Leeds with a flight ticket averaging about £354. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as £248. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Leeds to Chicago (LBA - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Leeds to Chicago at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Leeds to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LBA to CHI flights in May, June
19 Jun - 23 Jun
£609pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LBA
Leeds/Bradford

Leeds to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Leeds found for this year
1 Jul - 15 Jul
£382pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
14 Oct - 18 Oct
£384pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
14 Oct - 18 Oct
£408pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Aer Lingus
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford

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Flight FAQs

From Leeds to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Leeds 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 Leeds 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.

Which airlines flying from Leeds/Bradford to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Leeds to Chicago?

Most people fly from Leeds/Bradford (LBA) if they book a flight from Leeds to Chicago. On average, Leeds/Bradford has 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 4 airlines. Leeds/Bradford is conveniently located just 6.5 mi from Leeds’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Leeds to Chicago for under £425 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Leeds to Chicago for under £425. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Aer Lingus for just £382, but on average you can expect to pay £497.

Are there direct flights from Leeds to Chicago for under £354 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Leeds weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

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

How long does is the flight from Leeds to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Leeds to Chicago in 11h 10m. Fly via Aer Lingus, Virgin Atlantic, or KLM to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Aer Lingus, at £383, was found to be the cheapest airline from Leeds to Chicago.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Virgin Atlantic and KLM. These flights start at 17% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Leeds to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.42
Average temperature for May in Chicago
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
109.0 mm

Airports servicing Leeds

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Leeds to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Leeds 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
British Airways
£407 £725 No cancel fee 70%
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Aer Lingus
£473 £739 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
£468 £842 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
£423 £1,305 No cancel fee 72%
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