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The best prices from New York to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

$240
$200
$160
$126
Price
$126 - $225
Temperature
34 - 84 °F
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches
Most popular in November High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $186 Price for this month
Cheapest price $126 From New York to Chicago

Cheap flights from New York to Chicago in December 2019

The best prices found for JFK to ORD flights for December
11 Dec - 23 Jan
$110pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$132pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$134pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New York found for this year
22 Jan - 28 Jan
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
25 Jan - 28 Jan
$101pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Chicago from New York

Save time with New York to Chicago direct flight deals
22 Jan - 28 Jan
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
25 Jan - 28 Jan
$101pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New York to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from New York, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 23 Jan
$110pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$134pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
10 Dec - 16 Dec
$177pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Alternative routes for New York to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 30m
Average temperature for December in Chicago
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
1.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

La Guardia (LGA)
Newark Intl (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Chicago
Sunday
118 daily flights
Monday
194 daily flights
Tuesday
173 daily flights
Wednesday
201 daily flights
Thursday
196 daily flights
Friday
183 daily flights
Saturday
65 daily flights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Chicago

Chicago, with its dramatic location along the shores of Lake Michigan, is the professional, business, educational and cultural hub of the Midwest. When in Chicago, you have a wealth of choices, whether you prefer to tour architectural masterpieces, take in the top comedy improv groups in the country, attend a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field, or just get some business done. Not surprisingly, it's easy to find flights between the first and third-largest cities in the United States: New York City and Chicago.

How popular is this flight route?

The New York to Chicago flight path was viewed by 123 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Based on our current data flights from New York to Chicago are usually delayed by up to 15min. or more.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

Commercial airlines for the flight route can seat a total of 110,965,302 passengers per day from New York to Chicago.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express offers the cheapest flights from New York to Chicago. Per day you can find on average 106 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from New York to Chicago take?

A nonstop flight takes up to 3 hours, covering a distance of 448 miles.

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

Travelers can expect 463 flights from New York to Chicago on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 10% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than New York's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How long is the flight from New York City to Chicago?

The flight from New York City to Chicago, just over 700 miles, will take you slightly less than two hours. Add to that the time spent getting to and from your gate, which may vary depending on the airport you choose.

Which airlines operate flights from New York City to Chicago?

With two airports to choose from in Chicago and three in the area of New York City, you have a wide variety of airlines to choose from when booking your flight. Check out flights from American, Delta, jetBlue, Spirit, United and Southwest to find the right combination of time and price.

How frequent are flights between New York City and Chicago?

With almost 100 flights running from New York's three airports to Chicago each day, you should be able to find a flight that meets your schedule. Flights begin at 6 a.m. each day, with the last flight departing shortly before midnight.

Which airports serve New York City to Chicago?

You can reach Chicago departing from any of New York's three major airports - JFK International, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty International Airport. Most Chicago-bound flights head to O'Hare, the second-busiest airport in the country, though a few land at Midway.

Which direct flight route between New York City and Chicago is cheapest?

You'll typically find cheaper flights when departing from LaGuardia than from JFK, though prices do fluctuate seasonally and even daily. Landing at O'Hare in Chicago is typically a cheaper choice than looking for a flight to Midway. Whether you're traveling for business or vacation, Chicago is a friendly, welcoming town that combines high-end urban style with Midwestern hospitality. Take a cruise down the Chicago River to marvel at the architecture of this city's startling skyscrapers, or head to the suburbs to explore some of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest designs. The Art Institute of Chicago is home to some of the greatest Impressionist paintings in the world, and the Magnificent Mile along Michigan Avenue satisfies even the most demanding shopper. Finish a day in Chicago with uproarious laughter at one of the many improv performances around town. Your visit to Chicago can combine business and fun seamlessly. Just remember to bundle up against the wind that sweeps off Lake Michigan during all seasons. To find a cheap flight to Chicago from NYC at the perfect time of day, use our smart search engine.