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Distance between London (LHR) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Distance from London to Chicago (London Heathrow Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 3953 miles / 6361 kilometers / 3435 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3952.811 miles
  • 6361.433 kilometers
  • 3434.899 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 3941.829 miles
  • 6343.759 kilometers
  • 3425.356 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 7 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Chicago is 6 hours. Chicago is 6 hours behind London.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 457 kg (1 007 pounds).

Airport information


A London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

London to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Chicago (ORD).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
3953
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3953

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