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from Chicago to London

You can get from Chicago to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Chicago to London on Sep 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMO'Hare International Airport, IL9h35 08:35AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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12:45PMO'Hare International Airport, IL11h45 06:30AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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05:15PMO'Hare International Airport, IL7h35 06:50AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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05:15PMO'Hare International Airport, IL7h35 06:50AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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02:40PMO'Hare International Airport, IL10h05 06:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information to London from Chicago

distanceDistance3941 miles (6356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $570 (€455) • 7 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal

Travel 3941 miles (6356 km) by flight to London from Chicago. TAP Portugal is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to London.

Travel Tips

Travel from Chicago to London
Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to London.
Am I allowed to travel from Chicago, USA to London, United Kingdom?

International travel from Chicago, USA to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from USA?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling from Chicago?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/21/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Chicago to London.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Chicago, USA from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return to Chicago, USA from United Kingdom is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to Chicago from London restricted?

Entry into USA is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Chicago from London?

Conditions of reentry into USA:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Chicago, USA?

You should observe these safety measures in USA as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to USA was last checked on 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Chicago from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Chicago to London?

You can go from Chicago to London by flight.

What is the quickest way to get from Chicago to London?

The fastest way to travel between Chicago and London is by flight, which requires on average 7 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Chicago to London?

The Chicago to London distance is around 3941 miles (6356 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Chicago to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to London:

    Who can get me from Chicago to London?

    Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Chicago to London:

    • You can travel to London from Chicago by flight with TAP Portugal. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $570 (€455) with TAP Portugal from Chicago to London.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey between Chicago and London ends?
    Your trip from Chicago to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Chicago to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
    How early should I buy tickets from Chicago to London online for the best deals?

    Before traveling from Chicago to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket costs $570 (€455) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Chicago to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London Liverpool Street Stn

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
    London Bridge

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