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About Flights to Chicago

Summary info about Chicago flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£244

Best Return Price

£327

Fastest flight time

17h 05m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Chicago from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £244 (London Stansted to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The best return flight price to Chicago from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £327 (London Heathrow to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The fastest flight to Chicago from United Kingdom takes 17h 05m (London Gatwick to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Chicago, including TAP AIR PORTUGAL.

Cheapest flights to Chicago airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chicago airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Milwaukee

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Chicago

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chicago (CHI)

Typically, flights to Chicago from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Chicago, which has an average price of £537

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFebruary15% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Chicago costs on average just £494 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly20% more expensiveIt costs about £697 for flights to Chicago from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly221% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chicago from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month

When is the best time 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.

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.

The best price found on momondo to Chicago was £55/pp from Los Angeles, which is 84% 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.

The cheapest month to fly to Chicago from United Kingdom is in February. Flight prices, which tend to average around £485, 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 £510.

The ideal time to book your flight to Chicago is 60 days in advance, when prices tend to average £564. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £327.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chicago is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as £587. 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 £650.

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 £592 when looking at flights departing in the evening. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £613.

If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Chicago for September and October. Parks like Chicago Riverwalk are popular hot spots in those months.

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 Magnificent Mile, Museum of Science and Industry, and Art Institute of Chicago are very popular tourist attractions.

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 O'Hare Intl Airport (16 mi from Chicago city centre) or Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (79 mi from Chicago city centre).

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 £343pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes, flights to Lincoln Park are served by Chicago’s Chicago Midway airport which is 10.5 mi away.

The closest airport to Magnificent Mile is Chicago Midway, 9.7 mi away.



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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
29 Nov
LHR13:30London Heathrow
32h 00m
1 stop
ORD21:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec
ORD17:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
17h 20m
1 stop
LHR10:35London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
22 Nov
LGW11:35London Gatwick
33h 55m
1 stop
ORD21:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Nov
ORD17:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
29h 35m
1 stop
LGW22:50London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
8 Feb
LHR03:15London Heathrow
18h 15m
1 stop
ORD21:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Feb
ORD17:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
17h 20m
1 stop
LHR10:35London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Feb
LGW05:40London Gatwick
15h 50m
1 stop
ORD21:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Feb
ORD17:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
11h 30m
1 stop
LGW04:45London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
6 Feb
LGW05:40London Gatwick
15h 50m
1 stop
ORD21:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Feb
ORD17:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
29h 35m
1 stop
LGW22:50London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
4 Feb
LHR07:25London Heathrow
14h 05m
1 stop
ORD21:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Feb
ORD17:15Chicago O'Hare Intl
13h 15m
1 stop
LHR06:30London Heathrow

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
13 Sep
STN05:45London Stansted
37h 56m
3 stops
ORD19:41Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
21 Sep
STN02:10London Stansted
22h 50m
2 stops
ORD01:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
STN02:10London Stansted
22h 50m
2 stops
ORD01:00Chicago O'Hare Intl

Which airlines fly to Chicago?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Chicago

Which airlines fly to Chicago?

Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Chicago from United Kingdom are British Airways, Finnair, Aer Lingus and Icelandair. There may also be other airline options depending on where in United Kingdom you’re flying from.

SWISS Flights to Chicago

SWISS will jet to Chicago around 19 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for SWISS, but prices as low as £479 have been found from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chicago. SWISS has scored 8.4/10 in momondo user reviews.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Chicago

Another popular choice for flights to Chicago is Turkish Airlines (8.1/10, 135 reviews). Most Turkish Airlines flights landing in Chicago will be arriving from Istanbul, but there are 14 Turkish Airlines flights to Chicago from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Turkish Airlines deal found on momondo this week was £468 (Manchester to Chicago, round-trip).


Airports near Chicago

Below you will find all the airports in Chicago along with their distance from the city centre

How to get to the city centre of Chicago from the airport

Once you arrive at O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, you’ll have a couple of transport options available to take you to the city centre. Local taxis are available from outside the terminals which will take you to the city centre in 30 minutes or so. You can take the 250 or the 330 bus from parking lot E to the city centre in roughly 40 – 50 minutes. The 250 bus stops at Des Plaines Metra station while the 330 travels to Harlem Ave in Summit. Head to the lower level of Terminal 2 to find the blue line transit train which will take you to the city centre in close to 40 minutes. You can use the airport transit system to reach the station. Taxi apps are also available in Chicago and can be used to get around the city.


Popular routes to Chicago

Most frequently searched flights to Chicago along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time8h 35m
Cheapest price£327
Manchester to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 25m
Cheapest price£363
Edinburgh to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time8h 30m
Cheapest price£492
Dublin to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time8h 10m
Cheapest price£379
Leeds to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 04m
Cheapest price£496
Glasgow to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 10m
Cheapest price£491
Birmingham to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 40m
Cheapest price£432
Liverpool to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 20m
Cheapest price£681
Newcastle upon Tyne to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time14h 20m
Cheapest price£473
Los Angeles to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time4h 08m
Cheapest price£315
New York to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time2h 35m
Cheapest price£135
Istanbul to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time31h 30m
Cheapest price£1,194
Bristol to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 40m
Cheapest price£531
Orlando to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time2h 58m
Cheapest price£111
Barcelona to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time10h 05m
Cheapest price£373
Southampton to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time11h 20m
Cheapest price£457
Belfast to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time13h 15m
Cheapest price£610
Madrid to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time9h 35m
Cheapest price£705
Dubai to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time15h 00m
Cheapest price£739
Cardiff to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time14h 40m
Cheapest price£753

Visa requirements for 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.


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Best things to do and see 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?

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