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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between London and Chicago is 6350 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, and easyJet. London and Chicago have 344 direct flights per week.

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American Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Finnair on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

British Airways on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Iberia Airlines on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Lufthansa on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Austrian Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Brussels Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from London to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Air CanadaACAACYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 11/2022
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Most travelers from London, LHR can enter Chicago, ORD, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Chicago takes around 9.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and Chicago?
The flight distance between London and Chicago is 6350 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Finnair, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, Brussels Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and New York, Tel Aviv, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Dublin, Athens, Atlanta, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Denver, Dallas, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Miami, Madrid, Berlin.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Rome.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Humberside, Coventry, Norwich.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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