Cheap flights from New Jersey (NJ) to Illinois (IL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Jersey to Illinois

All the information you need to plan the best null to ORD flight in 2021: compare New Jersey to Illinois flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Illinois.
What is the cheapest month to fly from New Jersey to Illinois?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Illinois from New Jersey. Users have commonly found prices around $182 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $64. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Jersey to Illinois (NJ - IL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Jersey to Illinois as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New Jersey to Illinois?

To save on the cost of your flight from New Jersey to Illinois, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

Cheap flights from New Jersey to Illinois in December, January 2022

The best prices found for New Jersey to Illinois flights for December, January
18 Jan - 22 Jan
$80pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 Jan - 20 Jan
$82pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Jan - 22 Jan
$85pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New Jersey to Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from New Jersey found for this year
8 Dec - 8 Dec
$92pp
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$95pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$96pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Illinois from New Jersey

Save time with New Jersey to Illinois direct flight deals
20 Jan - 20 Jan
$112pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
15 Jan - 20 Jan
$117pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
JetBlue
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
13 Jan - 15 Jan
$117pp
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 New Jersey to Illinois

Late deals on round-trip flights to Illinois from New Jersey, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$92pp
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Dec - 22 Jan
$95pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Dec - 15 Dec
$96pp
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 Illinois from New Jersey

The cheapest one-way flights from New Jersey to Illinois
12:30 am - 2:14 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
2h 44m
EWR - ORD
JetBlue
5:45 am - 11:44 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 59m
LGA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$56
Kiwi.com
1:15 am - 1:44 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 29m
PHL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$58
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New Jersey to Illinois

Which airlines flying from New Jersey to Illinois have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Jersey to Illinois that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New Jersey to Illinois for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Jersey to Illinois for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $98.

Are there nonstop flights from New Jersey to Illinois for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Jersey to Illinois under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Jersey to Illinois is less than $138.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Jersey to Illinois for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New Jersey to Illinois?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New Jersey to Illinois on average per day?

Travelers can expect 36 flights from New Jersey to Illinois on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 14% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 8% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 42% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Jersey to Illinois?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from New Jersey to Illinois in about 13h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . New Jersey and Illinois are separated by a distance of 721 mi.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Jersey to Illinois one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $38. However, be on the lookout for offers from JetBlue and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from New Jersey to Illinois for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Illinois (IL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Illinois from New Jersey?

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

Most visitors from New Jersey need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Illinois.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Jersey must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Jersey are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Jersey from Illinois?

Returning to New Jersey from Illinois

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New Jersey.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering New Jersey.

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Destination points for flights from New Jersey to Illinois

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Destination information for Illinois

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Jersey to Illinois.
Flight duration from New Jersey to Illinois
2h 28m

Airports servicing

Caldwell Wright (CDW)
Morristown (MMU)
Teterboro (TEB)
Trenton (TTN)
Atlantic City (ACY)

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Top 7 airlines flying from New Jersey to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Jersey to Illinois 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 $147 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$84 $250 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$98 $261 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$99 $330 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$102 $295 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$103 $317 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$222 $348 No cancel fee 63%
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