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

EWR — CHI
Feb 1 — Feb 81

The best prices from Newark to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday 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 2023: compare Newark to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

EWR - CHI

Price

$187 - $318

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$187From Newark to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$48One-way flight from Newark to Chicago (CHI)

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 17% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 27% by booking at least 28 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 $272.

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

Flights from Newark Airport to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Newark Airport to Chicago in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $117.

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 3% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Newark to Chicago in January, February 2023

The best prices found for EWR to CHI flights for January, February
Feb 22 - Mar 1
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 02m
$108

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 14 - Feb 15
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 02m
$117

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 17 - Feb 18
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 04m
$123

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Newark to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Newark found for this year
Mar 1 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 36m
$96

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 22 - Mar 1
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 02m
$108

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 8 - Mar 14
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 36m
$111

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Newark to Chicago

Mar 1 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 36m
$96

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 22 - Mar 1
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 02m
$108

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 8 - Mar 14
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 36m
$111

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

  • If you’re traveling from Newark Airport to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Newark Airport to Chicago flights are typically 28% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $337.21 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $159. When traveling from Newark Airport to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Newark Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Newark Airport to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 20% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Newark to Chicago

Feb 17 - Feb 18
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 04m
$123

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 17 - Feb 18
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 04m
$138

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 11 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 04m
$148

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

  • If you’re traveling from Newark Airport to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $297.13 RT. This price is typically 41% more expensive than other airlines that offer Newark Airport to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $122. The most popular departure airport in Newark Airport when flying to Chicago is Newark Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Newark Airport to Chicago, United Airlines flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Newark

Save time with Newark to Chicago direct flight deals
Feb 27 - Mar 2
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 59m
$165

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 2 - Mar 5
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 05m
$166

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 27 - Apr 1
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 15m
$167

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from Newark to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Newark, departing today and this week
Feb 1 - Feb 28
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 20m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 43m
$125

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 2 - Feb 8
EWR

Newark

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 26m
MDW

Chicago Midway

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 06m
$127

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 15
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 20m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 30m
$132

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

One-way flights to Chicago from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Chicago
Feb 2
EWR

Newark

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 26m
$48

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 28
EWR

Newark

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

22h 33m
$51

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 28
EWR

Newark

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 26m
$51

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

JetBlue
7.7
Good
365 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,998 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Related info for your journey

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

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

American Airlines, United 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $96, but on average you can expect to pay $125.

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 $185.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 29 flights depart from Newark Airport to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 7% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 52% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Newark Airport to Chicago?

Spirit Airlines and United Airlines can get you from Newark Airport to Chicago in just under 7h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 15h 11m. 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?

Spirit Airlines, at $96, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newark Airport to Chicago. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. Spirit Airlines is 64% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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 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.

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: Qatar Airways (88%), Japan Airlines (79%), Alaska Airlines( 78%).

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 $349, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $83. The most popular route (Newark - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $117.

Alternative routes for Newark to Chicago

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$112Average$191FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$122Average$297FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$139Average$337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$147Average$316FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$159Average$337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Newark to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark to Chicago
21%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
29%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
35%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
15%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday40daily flights
Monday45daily flights
Tuesday47daily flights
Wednesday58daily flights
Thursday59daily flights
Friday59daily flights
Saturday19daily flights
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