The cheapest times to fly from LCY to ORD are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 30th to May 27th
  • October 8th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LCY to ORD is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1053 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $369 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from London (LCY) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $385 to $799 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $910. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $523 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to ORD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCY to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LCY to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $51 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $483. Return trip prices are from the ORD to LCY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LCY to ORD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCY to ORD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3960 miles or 6373 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCY to ORD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to ORD flight is about 8 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from LCY to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCY
Origination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1

Return Airport

Destination code ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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