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

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

EWR - CHI
Price
$196 - $273
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$196

From Newark to Chicago

One-way from

$53

One-way flight from Newark 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 to Chicago?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 15%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 37 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 to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $177.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Newark to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Newark to Chicago in October, November 2020

The best prices found for EWR to CHI flights for October, November
21 Nov - 2 Dec
$54pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$55pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Nov - 23 Nov
$56pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Newark to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Newark found for this year
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$54pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$55pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Nov - 23 Nov
$56pp
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

Save time with Newark to Chicago direct flight deals
14 Nov - 18 Nov
$97pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$105pp
EWR
Newark
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
7 Nov - 19 Nov
$107pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Newark, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 3 Nov
$85pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Oct - 3 Nov
$93pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit 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

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Chicago
5:13 am - 7:01 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
2h 48m
EWR - ORD
Major Airline
$53
StudentUniverse
3:20 pm - 5:27 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 07m
EWR - RFD
Multiple Airlines
$57
KAYAK
5:13 am - 7:01 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 48m
EWR - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Newark to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Newark 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?

JetBlue, Southwest, and Delta are some 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 to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $54, but on average you can expect to pay $70.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark to Chicago is less than $136.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Newark Intl to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

24 flight departures from Newark to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 58% 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 to Chicago?

A quick flight from Newark to Chicago can take about 2h 32m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $97. Airlines will cover a distance of 721 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Newark to Chicago round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $54, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newark to Chicago.. This flight start at 76% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $27. American Airlines flights start at $49 while deals on Major Airline start at $53 one-way.

Alternative routes for Newark to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Newark to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 22m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of EWR to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of EWR to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of EWR to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of EWR to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to Chicago
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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