Cheap flights from Newark Intl to Chicago (EWR - CHI)

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The best prices from Newark Intl to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark Intl (EWR) to Chicago (CHI)

EWR - CHI
Price
$83 - $277
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 61% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$83

From Newark Intl to Chicago

One-way from

$52

One-way flight from Newark Intl to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Newark Intl to Chicago?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 15% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Intl to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Newark Intl to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Newark Intl to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Newark Intl in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Intl to Chicago (EWR - CHI)?

When flying from Newark Intl to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 25% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Newark Intl to Chicago in March, April 2021

9 Apr - 12 Apr
$72pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 Apr - 2 May
$73pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$74pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Newark Intl to Chicago 2021 flight deals

9 Apr - 12 Apr
$72pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 Apr - 2 May
$73pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$74pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Newark Intl

18 Jun - 23 Jun
$90pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
10 Jun - 13 Jun
$95pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
16 Apr - 22 Jun
$99pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark Intl to Chicago

9 Mar - 16 Mar
$88pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Mar - 17 Mar
$96pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Mar - 23 Mar
$97pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Chicago from Newark Intl

9:29 am - 11:15 am
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 46m
EWR - ORD
Frontier
$52
TravelGo
2:00 am - 3:36 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 36m
EWR - ORD
American Airlines
3:00 am - 8:09 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
18h 09m
EWR - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$60
Expedia

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Flight FAQs

From Newark Intl to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Newark Intl 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 Newark Intl 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Newark to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Newark to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Newark to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Newark Intl to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Intl to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $84.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Intl to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Intl to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Intl to Chicago is less than $133.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark Intl to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark Intl to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How many flights depart from Newark Intl to Chicago on average per day?

12 flight departures from Newark to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

Is Newark Intl weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 88 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Newark Intl.

How long is the flight from Newark Intl to Chicago?

Departing from Newark Intl to Chicago will take you 2h 46m. Newark Intl and Chicago are separated by a distance of 721 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Newark Intl to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($72), and Frontier ($90) offers the cheapest pricing from Newark Intl to Chicago. Spirit Airlines is 66% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Newark Intl to Chicago one-way?

$32 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $40 and $56, respectively.

Alternative routes for Newark Intl to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 31m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Newark Intl to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$53 $121 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$84 $217 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$98 $261 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$102 $283 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$103 $296 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$99 $331 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$222 $348 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Newark Intl to Chicago

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 36% of EWR to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of EWR to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of EWR to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of EWR to CHI departures
Midnight
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Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark Intl to Chicago
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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