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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Arrive
CHIA

Average direct flight time is 8 hours 45 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to Chicago is 8 hours 40 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey Chicago to London flight duration

London to Chicago flight duration 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 Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Chicago is served by 0 airports
  • The currency in Chicago, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines

British Airways
British Airways
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines

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

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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Chicago flight time via Zurich | to 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 | to 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 | to via IST
London to Istanbul Ataturk
3 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
15 hours
Istanbul Ataturk to Chicago
11 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
30 hours 25 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


London & Chicago local time and timezones

Chicago, United States time is 6 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
08:18 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Chicago, United States:
02:18 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
Chicago Timezone: CDT (-05:00)


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.