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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)

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 to Chicago

One-way from

$56

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 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 to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Newark. Users have commonly found prices around $135 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $33. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 February, March 2021

12 Mar - 16 Mar
$78pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Mar - 15 Mar
$81pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Mar - 23 Mar
$83pp
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 2021 flight deals

8 May - 12 May
$68pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 Apr - 25 Apr
$70pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Newark

1 Apr - 1 Apr
$86pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 May - 13 May
$90pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
26 Mar - 3 Apr
$91pp
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

5 Mar - 9 Mar
$97pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$98pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Mar - 10 Mar
$101pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Chicago from Newark

2:00 am - 3:36 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 36m
EWR - ORD
American Airlines
7:22 am - 6:20 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 58m
EWR - ORD
Frontier
$60
SmartFares
9:13 am - 12:26 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
28h 13m
EWR - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$61
Gotogate

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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?

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 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 Multiple Airlines for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $82.

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 $117.

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: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

15 flight departures from Newark to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 53% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% 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 31m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $91. Airlines will cover a distance of 721 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $70, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newark to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Frontier. These flights start at 66% 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 $32. Frontier flights start at $41 while deals on American Airlines start at $46 one-way.

Alternative routes for Newark to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 27m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Newark 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 to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of EWR to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 36% of EWR to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 15% 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
14 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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