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Chicago travel tips

1) Walk around The Loop, one of the nicest neighbourhoods in Chicago

On a sunny, pleasant day, stroll through The Loop. This is the most atmospheric area, with distinctive architecture, wide avenues, and skyscrapers. Here you will see such attractions of the city as the Calder's Flamingo sculpture, the famous Chicago Theater sign, and the Willis Tower skyscraper.

2) Enjoy the finest paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago

If you love classical art, check out the Art Institute of Chicago. The entrance ticket costs $27. There you will see many famous paintings such as American Gothic by Grant Wood, Liz #3 [Early Colored Liz] by Andy Warhol, The Assumption of the Virgin by El Greco, and some paintings by Claud Monet and Pablo Picasso.

3) Drop by the Oriental Institute Museum in Chicago, which has nothing to do with "orient"

Despite its name, this museum is an excellent archaeological collection of various items from ancient Egypt. The museum appeared in 1919 and has collected a variety of artefacts, photographs, and even a 5-meter statue of King Tut. The entrance to the museum costs about $10.

Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between London and Chicago is 6350 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Lufthansa, United Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, and TAP Portugal. London and Chicago have 331 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from London to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
LOT Polish AirlinesLOTLOYesNo
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

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 9.0 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 Finnair, American Airlines, United 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 London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, 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, Cardiff, Southampton, Doncaster Sheffield, Bournemouth, East Midlands, Exeter, Cambridge, Coventry.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, Central Illinois Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Decatur, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What buses and trains depart from London?
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