Cheap flights from LaGuardia to Chicago (LGA - CHI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
LaGuardia (LGA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LGA to CHI flight in 2021: compare LaGuardia to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LGA - CHI
Price
$143 - $281
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$143

From New York LaGuardia to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$27

One-way flight from New York LaGuardia to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago (LGA - CHI)?

When flying from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 48% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $213, or $293 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from New York LaGuardia Airport. Prices for August average $182 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in August

Cheap flights from LaGuardia to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LGA to CHI flights for October, November
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$62pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
29 Oct - 11 Nov
$64pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
2 Nov - 8 Nov
$65pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York LaGuardia to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from LaGuardia found for this year
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$62pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
29 Oct - 11 Nov
$64pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
2 Nov - 8 Nov
$65pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Chicago from LaGuardia

Save time with LaGuardia to Chicago direct flight deals
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$126pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$128pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$131pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from LaGuardia to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from LaGuardia, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$65pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$66pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$68pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to Chicago from New York LaGuardia

The cheapest one-way flights from LaGuardia to Chicago
9:30 am - 4:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 01m
LGA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$27
mytrip.com
8:30 am - 3:21 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 51m
LGA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$29
mytrip.com
8:58 am - 4:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 33m
LGA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$30
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">LaGuardia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From LaGuardia to Chicago

Which airlines flying from New York LaGuardia to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from New York LaGuardia to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $62, but on average you can expect to pay $72.

Are there nonstop flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago is less than $150.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago on average per day?

23 flight departures from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 48% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 26% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

Departing from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago will take you 13h 55m. The distance between New York LaGuardia Airport and Chicago is about 735 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $62, Spirit Airlines will fly you from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 67% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from New York LaGuardia Airport, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Korean Air (100%), ANA (97%), Royal Jordanian( 97%).

What are the cheapest flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago? While on average our users pay $354, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $58. The most popular route (New York LaGuardia - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $62.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

The most popular airlines flying from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago are Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago?

The most popular route from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago is New York LaGuardia - Chicago O'Hare Intl. You may also consider New York LaGuardia - Chicago Midway or New York LaGuardia - Chicago Greater Rockford.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from LaGuardia?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from New York LaGuardia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York LaGuardia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York LaGuardia are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to LaGuardia from Chicago?

Returning to New York LaGuardia from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York LaGuardia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering New York LaGuardia.

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Alternative routes for LaGuardia to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from LaGuardia to Chicago.
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from New York LaGuardia to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from LaGuardia to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$57 $149 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$73 $494 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$73 $220 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$73 $215 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$186 $352 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$265 $416 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from LaGuardia to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from LaGuardia towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of LGA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of LGA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of LGA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of LGA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from LaGuardia to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from LaGuardia to Chicago.
Sunday
87 daily flights
Monday
92 daily flights
Tuesday
79 daily flights
Wednesday
85 daily flights
Thursday
82 daily flights
Friday
93 daily flights
Saturday
63 daily flights
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