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Cheap flights to Chicago from £367

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Summary info about Chicago flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


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Fastest flight time

14h 37m

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The best one-way flight price to Chicago from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £146 (London Gatwick to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Chicago from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £367 (London Gatwick to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The fastest flight to Chicago from United Kingdom takes 14h 37m (London Gatwick to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Chicago, including Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and Scandinavian Airlines.

Chicago flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Chicago flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Chicago?

The cheapest month to fly to Chicago from United Kingdom is in February. Flight prices, which tend to average around £420, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of February, then book flights to Chicago from United Kingdom during January instead. Flights to Chicago in January, while not as cheap as those in February, still average around £447.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Chicago?

The best price found on momondo to Chicago was £28/pp from Charlotte, which is 79% cheaper than the average flight price to Chicago. To find the cheapest price to Chicago from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chicago?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chicago is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as £533. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. The most expensive day to fly to Chicago is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around £602.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Chicago?

Flying to Chicago from United Kingdom in the evening is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as £524 when looking at flights departing in the evening. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £577.

How long does it take to fly to Chicago?

On average, it takes 8h 35m to fly from United Kingdom to Chicago if you fly out of London Heathrow (the most popular airport in United Kingdom) and into Chicago O'Hare Intl (the most popular airport in Chicago). If you’re flying out of Manchester and into Chicago O'Hare Intl, then the flight time is around 10h 40m.

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

The ideal time to book your flight to Chicago is 51 days in advance, when prices tend to average £529. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £511.

Cheapest flights to Chicago airports

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London Heathrow Airport


London (LON) to Chicago (CHI)

Typically, flights to Chicago from London are cheaper when flying from London to Chicago, which has an average price of £529

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFebruary19% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Chicago costs on average just £438 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly30% more expensiveIt costs about £702 for flights to Chicago from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly225% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chicago from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Chicago

How long does it take to fly to Chicago?

Chicago flight deals are available from London Heathrow International Airport to O'Hare International Airport, Chicago with a travel time of around eight and a half hours for direct flights. Flights with a single stopover will take close to 11 hours. If you're travelling from Scotland, you can expect flights from Edinburgh in around eight and a half hours with no stopover, and closer to 12 hours with a single stop. Glasgow offers flights with one stopover and a travel time of around 11 and a half hours.

Where can you fly directly into Chicago from?

London Heathrow International Airport offers direct Chicago flight deals between London and O’Hare International. If you’re flying from Scotland, Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport offers direct flights to Chicago, USA. There are currently no other airports in the UK that offer direct flights to Chicago, USA, but there are flights with a single stopover and travel time close to 12 hours. Flights from Glasgow will typically have a single stopover in Dublin, Ireland. If you’re travelling from Birmingham, you can expect flights with a single stopover in Amsterdam.

When is it best to fly to Chicago to go sightseeing?

When planning your flight to Chicago, consider that the months of May and June are typically considered the best times to visit if you are looking to go sightseeing. That is when the weather is most cooperative. Sights like Millennium Park, Grant Park, and Magnificent Mile are very popular tourist attractions.

Is there an alternative airport near Chicago?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Chicago is possible. If you are planning a flight to Chicago, consider booking flights to Chicago Midway Airport (9 mi from Chicago city centre).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Chicago?

Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Chicago is Chicago Midway Airport where the average price is £135. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Are there flights to Near South Side?

Yes, flights to Near South Side are served by Chicago’s Chicago O'Hare Intl airport which is 16.8 mi away.

What’s the closest airport to Millennium Park?

The closest airport to Millennium Park is Chicago O'Hare Intl, 16.0 mi away.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Chicago?

Prices for flights to Chicago were last updated today.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Chicago?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Chicago.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Chicago?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Chicago trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Chicago flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Chicago found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
1 May
LGW14:00London Gatwick
15h 43m
1 stop
ORD23:43Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 May
ORD16:45Chicago O'Hare Intl
14h 45m
1 stop
LGW13:30London Gatwick
12 Sept
LHR16:35London Heathrow
29h 25m
1 stop
ORD16:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sept
ORD18:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
12h 45m
1 stop
LHR12:45London Heathrow
21 Sept
LHR06:00London Heathrow
16h 10m
1 stop
ORD16:10Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sept
ORD18:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
12h 45m
1 stop
LHR12:45London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
30 Apr
LGW19:30London Gatwick
44h 44m
2 stops
ORD10:14Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 May
ORD11:11Chicago O'Hare Intl
13h 09m
1 stop
LGW06:20London Gatwick
5 Sept
LHR18:45London Heathrow
27h 15m
1 stop
ORD16:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sept
ORD18:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
17h 45m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
10 Sept
11h 10m
1 stop
ORD18:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Sept
ORD19:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
10h 10m
1 stop

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Chicago, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
21 May
LGW07:40London Gatwick
32h 34m
3 stops
ORD10:14Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
21 May
LTN07:45London Luton
32h 29m
3 stops
ORD10:14Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
7 May
LGW21:10London Gatwick
43h 04m
2 stops
ORD10:14Chicago O'Hare Intl

Visa requirements for visiting Chicago

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Chicago?

You will be able to travel to Chicago, and the USA, without needing a visa if you hold a full UK passport. Your stay cannot be longer than 90 days and your passport must be valid for your stay. If you wish to do business or stay longer than 90 days, you will have to apply for a visa at the nearest US consulate to you.

Best things to do and see in Chicago

What can you see and do in Chicago?

Chicago is abundant in museums, art galleries, skyscrapers, and is home to a variety of botanical gardens. There is something for everyone in this city. Take time out to visit the Art Institute of Chicago and explore the thousands of works in its collection while learning about art in the city. The Shedd Aquarium is a must-see in the city. Spend time wading in the water during a live dive, explore the exhibits, or watch a live feeding. Are you an art lover? Head to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) to experience their interactive approach to the exhibitions, performances, and programs on offer. For a thrill-seeking adventure or to catch a glimpse of the city views from hundreds of metres in the air, make your way to Skydeck Chicago, Willis Tower. Travelling with children? Discover the wonders of the universe at the Adler Planetarium. The Chicago Cultural Center offers a variety of exhibitions that are free to the public regularly. If you’re interested in the history of the city, you can learn all about it at the Chicago History Museum and its library of historical artefacts.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Chicago?

It is quick and easy to find flights to Chicago on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Chicago that suits you.

Can I find flights to Chicago with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo enables you to select and highlight flights to Chicago with this policy.

How can momondo help me find flights to Chicago?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Chicago.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Chicago right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to Chicago. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.

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