Cheap flights from New York to Chicago from $121

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Flight information for New York to Chicago
(NYC to CHI)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Chicago

Fastest flight time

2h 29m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Chicago

3 airports
The fastest flight from New York to Chicago takes 2h 29m
Direct flights go from New York to Chicago on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is American Airlines.
There are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Chicago

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Chicago?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from New York is August. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Chicago?

Sunday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Sunday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Chicago?

at midday

New York to Chicago flights are approximately 18% more expensive in the afternoon than at midday

What is the cheapest New York to Chicago flight route?

Newark - Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fly from Newark to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best New York - Chicago flight prices

Newark Airport (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD)$437
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If you are looking to fly from New York to Chicago, you are most likely going to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When booking your trip to Chicago, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. The nearest airport to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport is Newark Airport which is located in Newark. When travelling from New York, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Chicago. The nearest airport to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport which is located in Chicago. The least expensive flight option from New York to Chicago will typically be EWR — ORD during the month of May with an average price of $437 RT.


Easily compare return flights from New York to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Chicago by changing tabs
United Airlines
15 Jun.
EWR01:00Newark
2h 25m
ORD03:25Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Jul.
ORD15:50Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 18m
EWR18:08Newark
Delta
10 Sep.
EWR11:05Newark
7h 23m
1 stop
ORD18:28Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Sep.
ORD13:25Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 45m
1 stop
EWR18:10Newark
Spirit Airlines
13 Jun.
EWR05:28Newark
8h 12m
1 stop
ORD13:40Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun.
ORD07:05Chicago O'Hare Intl
5h 05m
1 stop
EWR12:10Newark
Sun Country Air
29 Sep.
EWR07:35Newark
9h 31m
1 stop
ORD17:06Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct.
ORD15:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
14h 38m
1 stop
EWR05:38Newark
United Airlines
15 Jun.
EWR02:00Newark
4h 19m
1 stop
ORD06:19Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun.
ORD17:22Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 20m
EWR19:42Newark
United Airlines
19 Jul.
EWR01:00Newark
2h 29m
ORD03:29Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jul.
ORD17:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 16m
EWR19:46Newark

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Delta, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines
United Airlines
7 Jun.
EWR01:00Newark
2h 25m
ORD03:25Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
7 Jun.
EWR05:28Newark
8h 12m
1 stop
ORD13:40Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
4 Sep.
EWR02:10Newark
6h 21m
1 stop
ORD08:31Chicago O'Hare Intl

Search last-minute flights to Chicago from New York

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to Chicago
United Airlines
30 May
EWR01:00Newark
2h 30m
ORD03:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun.
ORD02:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 13m
EWR04:13Newark
Delta
1 Jun.
EWR13:00Newark
5h 16m
1 stop
ORD18:16Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun.
ORD15:32Chicago O'Hare Intl
3h 52m
1 stop
EWR19:24Newark
Spirit Airlines
4 Jun.
EWR04:30Newark
26h 30m
1 stop
ORD07:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun.
ORD13:50Chicago O'Hare Intl
13h 34m
1 stop
EWR03:24Newark
JetBlue
3 Jun.
EWR02:00Newark
2h 29m
ORD04:29Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun.
ORD03:07Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 01m
EWR05:08Newark
United Airlines
1 Jun.
EWR02:59Newark
4h 57m
1 stop
ORD07:56Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun.
ORD17:33Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 20m
EWR19:53Newark
Delta
1 Jun.
EWR13:00Newark
5h 16m
1 stop
ORD18:16Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun.
ORD15:32Chicago O'Hare Intl
3h 52m
1 stop
EWR19:24Newark

United Airlines flights from New York to Chicago

Our best United Airlines deals on New York to Chicago flight tickets
United Airlines
30 May
EWR01:00Newark
2h 30m
ORD03:30Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun.
ORD02:00Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 13m
EWR04:13Newark
United Airlines
1 Jun.
EWR02:59Newark
4h 57m
1 stop
ORD07:56Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun.
ORD17:33Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 20m
EWR19:53Newark
United Airlines
15 Jun.
EWR01:00Newark
2h 25m
ORD03:25Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Jul.
ORD15:50Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 18m
EWR18:08Newark

Delta flights from New York to Chicago

Our best Delta deals on New York to Chicago flight tickets
Delta
10 Sep.
EWR11:05Newark
7h 23m
1 stop
ORD18:28Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Sep.
ORD13:25Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 45m
1 stop
EWR18:10Newark
Delta
1 Jun.
EWR13:00Newark
5h 16m
1 stop
ORD18:16Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun.
ORD15:32Chicago O'Hare Intl
3h 52m
1 stop
EWR19:24Newark
Delta
1 Jun.
EWR13:00Newark
5h 16m
1 stop
ORD18:16Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun.
ORD15:32Chicago O'Hare Intl
3h 52m
1 stop
EWR19:24Newark

Choose the best way to get from New York to Chicago


  • Are airlines flying from New York to Chicago offering flexible changes due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from New York to Chicago, such as American Airlines may have flexible change policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from New York to Chicago?

    The quickest way to travel this route is to take a flight from New York to Chicago, doing so can potentially save up to 19h 50m of travel time. While these options may take longer, booking a train from New York to Chicago or a bus from New York to Chicago may suit your needs if travel time is less of a factor in your decision making.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from New York to Chicago?

    Planning to book a train from New York to Chicago can be a safe bet when looking for a low-cost deal to your destination. Currently, a flight and a bus are priced higher than the cost of a train. You can search prices for a flight from New York starting at $265 to Chicago or a bus from New York to Chicago starting at $282 if that is your preferred method of transportation.

  • How far is New York to Chicago by plane?

    The straight-line distance from New York to Chicago is 1143.9 km. Typically, this will take 2h 25m by plane in normal conditions.



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