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 2021: compare Newark to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
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

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 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Newark to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EWR to CHI flights for May, June
25 May - 26 May
$121pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 May - 1 Jun
$123pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 May - 20 May
$126pp
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

Cheap flights to Chicago from Newark found for this year
25 May - 26 May
$121pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 May - 1 Jun
$123pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 May - 20 May
$126pp
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
3 Nov - 5 Nov
$139pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Sep - 11 Sep
$146pp
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$148pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American 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
18 May - 20 May
$126pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 May - 19 May
$128pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 May - 20 May
$130pp
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
2:20 am - 6:48 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 28m
EWR - ORD
American Airlines
2:00 am - 4:50 am
Delta
1 Stop
3h 50m
EWR - MDW
Delta
$85
Delta
3:00 am - 4:25 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 25m
EWR - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$88
Gotogate

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

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.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $121, but on average you can expect to pay $137.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark to Chicago is less than $173.

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

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

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

9 flight departures from Newark to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 56% 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 36m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $151. Airlines will cover a distance of 721 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $121, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newark to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include JetBlue and American Airlines. These flights start at 42% 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 $48. Frontier flights start at $68 while deals on United Airlines start at $76 one-way.

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.
Flight duration
2h 28m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 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
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards Chicago.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 51% of EWR to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of EWR to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 19% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to Chicago.
Sunday
23 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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