The cheapest times to fly from LGW to ORD are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 1st to October 14th
  • October 29th 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 LGW to ORD is mid February. Prices can be as high as $993 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $319 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from London (LGW) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $332 to $757 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 $338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $844. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $507 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $421 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to ORD flight.

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

LGW to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW 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 $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGW. Saturdays 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 $86 (13%) 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 $434. Return trip prices are from the ORD to LGW 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 LGW to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TUI Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3962 miles or 6376 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW 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 59 available flights from LGW to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGW
Origination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2

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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