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Travel Information between London and Chicago

distanceDistance3941 miles (6356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £409 • 11 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal

Travel 3941 miles (6356 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from London to Chicago. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are TAP Portugal among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Chicago.

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Travel from London, United Kingdom to Chicago, USA is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Chicago from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Chicago, USA from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Chicago, USA?

The government of USA has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 21/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from London to Chicago closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from USA is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from USA?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from USA?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Chicago.

There are 4 travel options from London to Chicago: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from London to Chicago is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A coach journey is usually £409 less than a journey to Chicago by plane, which costs on average £409 for the same trip.

A coach is £1 less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from London to Chicago costing on average £1.

A coach journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Chicago by train, which costs on average £5 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from London to Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 11 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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You should expect to travel around 3941 miles (6356 km) from London to Chicago.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Chicago:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Chicago:

    • You can go to Chicago from London by plane with TAP Portugal. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £409 with TAP Portugal from London to Chicago on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from London to Chicago often also extend their holiday to go to New York City, Paris or Madrid. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chicago and these popular destinations at a great price.

    Before travelling from London to Chicago, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £1 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a plane ticket is on average £409 one way for this route.
    • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this journey.
    • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £5 one way.

    But we recommend booking London to Chicago tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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