How to travel from London to Chicago

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from London to Chicago

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from London to Chicago on Oct 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:05PMLondon Gatwick Airport11h15 06:20PMO'Hare International Airport, IL
1 transfer
8891One-way
Cheapest
06:40AMLondon Heathrow Airport13h05 01:45PMO'Hare International Airport, IL
1 transfer
8671One-way
Other options
01:05PMLondon Heathrow Airport11h15 06:20PMO'Hare International Airport, IL
1 transfer
8951One-way
01:25PMLondon Heathrow Airport11h20 06:45PMO'Hare International Airport, IL
1 transfer
8991One-way
07:40AMLondon Heathrow Airport12h05 01:45PMO'Hare International Airport, IL
1 transfer
8991One-way

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Travel Information from London to Chicago

distanceDistance3941 miles (6356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $806
fastestFastest modeFlight • $806 (€776) • 11 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIcelandair

Travel 3941 miles (6356 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from London to Chicago. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Icelandair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Chicago.

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FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Chicago, USA is: Conditional.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter USA?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Chicago from London?

Conditions of entry into USA:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Chicago, USA?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of USA has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Chicago from London.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from USA is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from USA?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from USA?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Chicago.

There are 4 travel options from London to Chicago: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from London to Chicago is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $6 (€6) compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A train is $800 (€770) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from London to Chicago costing on average $806 (€776).

The quickest way to travel to Chicago from London is by flight, which takes on average 11 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Chicago by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

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

    • Travel with Icelandair for flights to Chicago. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Icelandair London to Chicago tickets on Omio for $806 (€776).
    Omio customers who travel from London to Chicago often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Paris or Madrid. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chicago and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

    • Plane tickets are costing on average $806 (€776) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $6 (€6) one way on average.

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

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