Cheap flights from Chicago to New York (CHI - NYC)

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The best prices from Chicago to New York are usually found in August or July, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to NYC flight in 2021: compare Chicago to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
CHI - NYC
Price
$101 - $219
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$101

From Chicago to New York

One-way from

$40

One-way flight from Chicago to New York

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 Chicago to New York?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 27% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to New York at least 21 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 21 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to New York for as little as $229 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $301 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to New York?

Flights from Chicago to New York lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to New York in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $62.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to New York (CHI - NYC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to New York 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 13% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New York in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to NYC flights for June, July
18 Jun - 22 Jun
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Jun - 21 Jun
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$94pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Chicago found for this year
18 Jun - 22 Jun
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 15 Sep
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to New York from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to New York direct flight deals
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 15 Sep
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Sep - 14 Sep
$108pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Chicago, departing today and this week
18 Jun - 22 Jun
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Jun - 21 Jun
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Jun - 21 Jun
$95pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to New York from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to New York
1:49 am - 4:52 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 03m
ORD - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$40
JustFly
12:00 pm - 3:11 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 11m
ORD - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$57
Kiwi.com
12:00 pm - 3:11 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 11m
ORD - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$62
JustFly

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to New York

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to New York 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 Chicago and New York 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 Chicago to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to New York for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to New York for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to New York for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to New York under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to New York is less than $127.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to New York for under $100?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 19 flights from Chicago to New York a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 84% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 16% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than New York?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in New York is hotter than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Chicago to New York?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and JetBlue fly from Chicago to New York in about 2h 03m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Chicago and New York is about 721 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to New York round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($77), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to New York. You may be able to fly from Chicago to New York for 54% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to New York one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $38.

Alternative routes for Chicago to New York

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

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to New York.
Flight duration
2h 28m
Average temperature for June in New York
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to New York 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 $67 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $167 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$73 $224 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$73 $252 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$94 $299 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$263 $362 No cancel fee 63%
Delta
$73 $362 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards New York.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of CHI to NYC departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of CHI to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of CHI to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of CHI to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to New York.
Sunday
101 daily flights
Monday
122 daily flights
Tuesday
121 daily flights
Wednesday
123 daily flights
Thursday
136 daily flights
Friday
122 daily flights
Saturday
61 daily flights
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