Cheap flights from Newark to Chicago (EWR - CHI)

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The best prices from Newark 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 (EWR) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to CHI flight in 2022: compare Newark to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
EWR - CHI
Price
$83 - $277
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 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

Average price

$197

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$83

From Newark to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Airport to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 48% 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 Airport to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $213.

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

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Newark Airport to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

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

Flights from Newark Airport to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Newark Airport to Chicago in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $64.

Cheap flights from Newark to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EWR to CHI flights for May, June
7 Jun - 21 Jun
$178pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$187pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
15 Jun - 6 Jul
$188pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Newark to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Newark found for this year
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$163pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$170pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
7 Jun - 21 Jun
$178pp
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
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$182pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
20 Aug - 20 Aug
$183pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$188pp
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
31 May - 7 Jun
$191pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 May - 22 Jun
$202pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
30 May - 17 Jun
$203pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Chicago from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Chicago
5:15 am - 11:59 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 44m
EWR - ORD
JetBlue
3:00 am - 7:46 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 46m
EWR - MDW
Delta
$108
Delta
2:00 am - 3:36 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 36m
EWR - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Newark</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Newark to Chicago

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and JetBlue 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 Airport to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $196, but on average you can expect to pay $237.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Airport to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Airport to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Airport to Chicago is less than $204.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark Airport to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark Airport to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 60 flights depart from Newark Airport to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 22% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 27% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 15% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Newark Airport to Chicago?

Delta and Allegiant Air can get you from Newark Airport to Chicago in just under 3h 46m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 29m. The distance between Newark Airport and Chicago is about 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 Airport to Chicago round-trip?

Delta, at $196, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newark Airport to Chicago. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Allegiant Air. Delta is 7% 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 Airport 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 $77. Allegiant Air flights start at $78 while deals on United Airlines start at $86 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Newark Airport to Chicago?

The most popular route from Newark Airport to Chicago is Newark - Chicago O'Hare Intl. You may also consider Newark - Chicago Midway or Newark - Chicago Greater Rockford.

What are the most reliable airlines from Newark Airport to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Newark Airport, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Japan Airlines (90%), Envoy Air (85%), Iberia( 83%).

What are the cheapest flights from Newark Airport to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Newark Airport to Chicago? While on average our users pay $428, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $74. The most popular route (Newark - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $187.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Newark Airport to Chicago?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Newark Airport to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Newark?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Newark need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Newark must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Newark are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Newark from Chicago?

Returning to Newark from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Newark.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Newark.

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Alternative routes for Newark to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Newark to Chicago.
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Newark to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$66 $162 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$68 $224 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$107 $310 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$112 $298 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$128 $306 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of EWR to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of EWR to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of EWR to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of EWR to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to Chicago.
Sunday
43 daily flights
Monday
62 daily flights
Tuesday
65 daily flights
Wednesday
65 daily flights
Thursday
55 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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