Cheap flights from London to Chicago

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The best prices from London to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CHI flight in 2022: compare London to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LON - CHI
Price
£592 - £809
CHI
Temperature
-5 - 23 °C
CHI
Rainfall
43 - 125 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£487

From London (LON) to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

£220

One-way flight from London (LON) to Chicago (CHI)

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 round-trip from London to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Chicago (LON - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Chicago at least 61 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Chicago for as little as £644 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £715 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Chicago from London with a flight ticket averaging about £560. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as £399. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from London to Chicago in June, July 2022

The best prices found for LON to CHI flights in June, July
6 Jul - 14 Jul
£514pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Jul - 13 Jul
£530pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Jul - 29 Sep
£561pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from London found for this year
27 Oct - 6 Nov
£349pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Oct - 6 Nov
£354pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 16 Oct
£361pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Chicago from London

Save time with London to Chicago direct flight deals
1 Nov - 8 Nov
£423pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 8 Nov
£424pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 5 Dec
£428pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from London, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 14 Jul
£514pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Jul - 13 Jul
£530pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Jul - 29 Sep
£561pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Icelandair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Chicago from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Chicago
02:30 - 03:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
30h 50m
STN - ORD
Multiple Airlines
£220
Gotogate
04:50 - 03:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
28h 30m
LGW - ORD
Multiple Airlines
£224
Gotogate
02:10 - 19:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 05m
STN - ORD
Multiple Airlines
£228
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Chicago

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Finnair, and Lufthansa flying from London to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Chicago for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Chicago for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Icelandair for just £349, but on average you can expect to pay £373.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Chicago for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Chicago under £500. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Chicago is less than £451.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Chicago for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than £600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from London to Chicago is Icelandair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £349 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are TAP AIR PORTUGAL and American Airlines, starting at £365 and £395 round-trip. These flights start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Chicago?

Before booking your flight from London to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Finnair.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from London, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Malaysia Airlines (84%), Air Canada (83%), Austrian Airlines( 83%).

What are the most popular routes from London to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from London to Chicago are London Heathrow - Chicago O'Hare Intl, London Gatwick - Chicago O'Hare Intl and London City - Chicago O'Hare Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Chicago?

While on average a flight from London to Chicago is generally £2,300, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £495. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay £349 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Chicago

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from Chicago?

Returning to London from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.22
Flight duration from London to Chicago
8h 15m
Average temperature for June in Chicago
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
87.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
Norwegian Air UK
£248 £486 No cancel fee N/A
Search Norwegian Air UK flights
United Airlines
£264 £553 No cancel fee 69%
Search United Airlines flights
Norwegian
£282 £428 No cancel fee 74%
Search Norwegian flights
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£288 £420 No cancel fee N/A
Search TAP AIR PORTUGAL flights
Virgin Atlantic
£363 £608 No cancel fee 72%
Search Virgin Atlantic flights
Iberia
£374 £534 No cancel fee 77%
Search Iberia flights
Scandinavian Airlines
£402 £570 No cancel fee 77%
Search Scandinavian Airlines flights
Icelandair
£406 £583 No cancel fee 76%
Search Icelandair flights
Brussels Airlines
£423 £631 No cancel fee N/A
Search Brussels Airlines flights
Aer Lingus
£428 £530 No cancel fee N/A
Search Aer Lingus flights

Hourly flight availability from London to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to midday 63% of LON to US-CHI departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% of LON to US-CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LON to US-CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LON to US-CHI departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Chicago.
Sunday
53 daily flights
Monday
53 daily flights
Tuesday
58 daily flights
Wednesday
58 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
53 daily flights
Saturday
58 daily flights
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