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The best prices from New York to Chicago are usually found in April or May, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

NYC - CHI
Price
$165 - $234
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest in April Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Average price $165 Average for round-trip flights in April 2020
Round-trip from $165 From New York to Chicago

Cheap flights from New York to Chicago in April 2020

The best prices found for JFK to ORD flights for April
8 Apr - 9 Apr
$26pp
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 Apr - 22 Apr
$27pp
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
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$30pp
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
2 May - 5 May
$27pp
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
6 May - 9 May
$30pp
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 May - 4 May
$33pp
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
8 Apr - 9 Apr
$26pp
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 Apr - 16 Apr
$27pp
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
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$30pp
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
8 Apr - 9 Apr
$26pp
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
3 Apr - 7 Apr
$27pp
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
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$30pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Chicago
5:50 am - 7:21 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 31m
LGA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$50
Gotogate
3:48 am - 5:24 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
2h 36m
JFK - ORD
JetBlue
11:59 am - 2:02 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
3h 03m
JFK - ORD
Major Airline
$71
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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 23m
Average temperature for April in Chicago
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
2.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

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
124 daily flights
Monday
150 daily flights
Tuesday
146 daily flights
Wednesday
170 daily flights
Thursday
141 daily flights
Friday
140 daily flights
Saturday
69 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

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $26, but on average you can expect to pay $27.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from New York to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Chicago is less than $27.

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

There are currently just 3 open flights from New York to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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 popular is this flight route?

The New York to Chicago flight path was viewed by 125 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 36min. or more.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Delta Connection offers the cheapest flights from New York to Chicago. Per day you can find on average 83 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 452 miles.

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

Travelers can expect 493 flights from New York to Chicago on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 39% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 35% 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.