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

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Price
$130 - $199
Temperature
34 - 84 °F
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches
Most popular in July High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $194 Price for this month
Cheapest price $130 From New York to Chicago

Cheap flights from New York to Chicago in August 2019

The best prices found for JFK to ORD flights for August
31 Aug - 27 Sep
$145pp
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
28 Aug - 7 Sep
$150pp
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
29 Aug - 4 Sep
$150pp
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 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New York found for this year
10 Oct - 16 Oct
$130pp
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
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from New York

Save time with New York to Chicago direct flight deals
13 Sep - 18 Sep
$130pp
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 Oct - 16 Oct
$130pp
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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$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

Last minute flights from New York to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from New York, departing today and this week
28 Aug - 7 Sep
$150pp
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
27 Aug - 9 Oct
$154pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$185pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 28m

Airports servicing New York

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

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)
Average temperature for August in Chicago
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
98.0 mm

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 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.

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

Travelers can expect 496 flights from New York to Chicago on average per day.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 31% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% of flight departures

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

A nonstop flight takes up to 3 hours, covering a distance of 441 miles.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Chicago flights.
Flight FAQs
From New York to Chicago
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 15 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from New York offer a total of 110,965,302 seats to Chicago per day
What is the cheapest airline for this route?
The cheapest airline for this route is Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express on average. Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express operates 106 flight per week
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