London to Chicago flight time

What is the flight time from London to Chicago

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

Flight duration from London to Chicago

Depart
LHR
Arrive
MDW

The average flight time for a direct flight from London to Chicago 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

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
carrier logo Flying with Finnair
Total flight time
8 hours 45 minutes
London Heathrow to Chicago O'Hare International
carrier logo Flying with Austrian Airlines
Total flight time
8 hours 50 minutes

Direct 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

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

London to Chicago flight time via Zurich | LHR to MDW via ZRH

carrier logo London to Zurich
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
carrier logo 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

carrier logo London to Dublin
1 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo 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

carrier logo London to Istanbul Ataturk
3 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
15 hours 00 minutes
carrier logo Istanbul Ataturk to Chicago
11 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
30 hours 25 minutes

London to Chicago flight time via Madrid | LHR to MDW via MAD

carrier logo London to Madrid
2 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
12 hours 15 minutes
carrier logo Madrid to Chicago
9 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
24 hours

Flights from London to Chicago | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

London to Chicago flight time 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 , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport , Chicago O'Hare International Airport , Chicago Rockford International Airport
  • The currency in Chicago, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines flying between London and Chicago

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Chicago

Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines
British Airways
British Airways
Laudamotion
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Popular routes from London

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London & Chicago local time and timezones

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

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Mon, 19 Nov, 2018,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)
20:20
Day and time in Chicago, United States: Mon, 19 Nov, 2018,
Chicago Timezone: CST (-06:00)
14:20

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Chicago

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between London and Chicago

London to Chicago jet lag effects

London to Chicago ticket price search

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Chicago

Average prices of flights to Chicago throughout the year.

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