London to Chicago flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Chicago?

On average there are 33 flights flying direct each day from London to Chicago. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
LHR
Arrive
MDW

Average direct flight time is 8 hours 45 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to Chicago (MDW) has a duration of 8 hours 40 minutes.

A distance of 3,949 miles / 6,355 km.

Related: Return journey Chicago to London flight duration

Direct flight breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 8 hours 40 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 8 hours 50 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 33

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Chicago is 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Distance from London to Chicago is 3,949 miles / 6,355 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)
  • The currency in Chicago, United States is the US Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Chicago, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 8 hours 45 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with Finnair
8 hours 45 minutes
London Heathrow to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with Austrian Airlines
8 hours 50 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Chicago flight time via Zurich | LHR to MDW via ZRH
London to Zurich
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
Zurich to Chicago
9 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 35 minutes
London to Chicago flight time via Dublin | LHR to MDW via DUB
London to Dublin
1 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 10 minutes
Dublin to Chicago
8 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours
London to Chicago flight time via Istanbul Ataturk | LHR to MDW via IST
London to Istanbul Ataturk
3 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
15 hours 00 minutes
Istanbul Ataturk to Chicago
11 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
30 hours 25 minutes

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London & Chicago local time and timezones

Chicago, United States time is 18 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
02:02 Thu, 18 Jul, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Chicago, United States:
20:02 Wed, 17 Jul, 2019,
Chicago Timezone: CDT (-05:00)

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Chicago

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