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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 Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00PMO'Hare International Airport, IL7h45 07:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$5361One-way
Cheapest
10:15PMO'Hare International Airport, IL11h30 03:45PMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$4991One-way
Other options
05:55PMO'Hare International Airport, IL8h00 07:55AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$5491One-way
04:45PMO'Hare International Airport, IL9h45 08:30AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$5421One-way
01:15PMO'Hare International Airport, IL11h15 06:30AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$5421One-way

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Chicago, USA?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-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 11/26/21; 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 between Chicago and 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 current restriction level for returning to Chicago, USA from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Chicago, USA from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering USA is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Chicago from London?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Chicago, USA regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to USA must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/24/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Chicago from London here.

How do I reach London from Chicago?

Travel between Chicago and London by taking a flight.

What is the fastest way from Chicago to London?

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Chicago to London. It takes on average 7 h 45 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance between Chicago and London?

You should expect to travel around 3941 miles (6356 km) between Chicago and London.

What are the departure and arrival points in Chicago and in London?

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

    Who can get me from Chicago to London?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • TAP Portugal can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with TAP Portugal from Chicago to London for $553 (€455) on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Chicago to London?
    Looking to extend your trip from Chicago to London? Many Omio customers who go from Chicago to London usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How early should I purchase tickets to London from Chicago online for the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Chicago to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost $553 (€455) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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