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The best prices from Chicago to New York are usually found in February or January, booked 60 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)

CHI - NYC
Price
$112 - $219
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$112

From Chicago to New York

One-way from

$41

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 22% 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 60 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to New York for as little as $263 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 $320 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 July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to New York in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $124.

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 afternoon could potentially save you up to 4% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New York in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to NYC flights for October, November
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Nov - 20 Nov
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$58pp
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 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Chicago found for this year
2 Dec - 7 Dec
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to New York from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to New York direct flight deals
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Nov - 19 Nov
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United 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
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$80pp
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
6:05 am - 11:26 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
28h 21m
ORD - LGA
United Airlines
$41
United
2:55 pm - 7:49 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 54m
ORD - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$49
Kiwi.com
4:15 am - 6:12 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
24h 57m
ORD - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$55
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to New York 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to New York to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on JetBlue, Southwest, and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to New York 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 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 $50, but on average you can expect to pay $67.

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 $134.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to New York?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 74 flights from Chicago to New York a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 1% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 31% 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 JetBlue, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Chicago to New York in about 2h 02m. 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 are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to New York round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($50), and United Airlines ($70) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to New York. You may be able to fly from Chicago to New York for 69% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 $26. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, United Airlines is another option, for $41.

Alternative routes for Chicago to New York

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to New York
Flight duration
2h 24m
Average temperature for October in New York
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to New York

Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of CHI to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of CHI to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of CHI to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of CHI to NYC departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to New York
Sunday
85 daily flights
Monday
67 daily flights
Tuesday
57 daily flights
Wednesday
51 daily flights
Thursday
73 daily flights
Friday
77 daily flights
Saturday
62 daily flights
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