The flight time from Chicago, Illinois to London, United Kingdom is:

8 hours, 25 minutes

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Flying time from Chicago, IL to London, United Kingdom

The total flight duration from Chicago, IL to London, United Kingdom is 8 hours, 25 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Chicago, IL and London, United Kingdom.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from Chicago, IL to London, United Kingdom ("as the crow flies"), which is about 3,959 miles or 6 372 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Chicago, Illinois.
It ends in London, United Kingdom.

Your flight direction from Chicago, IL to London, United Kingdom is Northeast (48 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

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The top 5 masterpieces that you must see when visiting the museum are (taken from a report by The Telegraph):

•The Parthenon Sculptures (Parthenon in Athens, 2500 years ago)
•The Oxus Treasure (Achaemenid Persian, 5-6 century BC)
•The Rosetta Stone (from Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, 196 BC)
•The Lewis Chessman (probably from Scandinavia, AD 1150-1200)
•Mummy of Katebet (Thebes, Egypt, 1300-1280 BC)

It’s free to visit most of these museum. It’s open daily from 10 am to 5:30 pm with late nights on Friday until 8:30 pm. The British Museum is located on London’s Museum Mile. You can visit 12 other treasures - British Library, Wellcome Collection, Sir John Soane’s Museum, Foundling Museum, Brunei Gallery, Cartoon Museum, Charles Dickens Museum, Courtauld Gallery, Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons, Library and Museum of Freemasonry, London Transport Museum and UCL Museums and Collections.

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Chicago, Illinois

City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
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London, United Kingdom

City: London
Region: London, City of
Country: United Kingdom
Category: cities

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