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)

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

$46

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

Cheap flights from Chicago to New York in February, March 2021

10 Mar - 13 Mar
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Mar - 17 Mar
$81pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 12 Mar
$83pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New York 2021 flight deals

28 Apr - 1 May
$71pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 May - 19 May
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Apr - 11 Apr
$72pp
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

20 Apr - 28 Apr
$78pp
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
28 Apr - 3 May
$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
14 Apr - 19 Apr
$81pp
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

7 Mar - 10 Mar
$94pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Mar - 10 Mar
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Mar - 9 Mar
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to New York from Chicago

10:20 am - 1:32 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 12m
ORD - EWR
United Airlines
$46
United
4:55 pm - 10:29 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 34m
ORD - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$48
Gotogate
2:00 am - 6:05 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 05m
ORD - LGA
Frontier
$49
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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 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 $71, but on average you can expect to pay $78.

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 $88.

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: Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 57 flights from Chicago to New York a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 47% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 39% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% 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, United Airlines, and JetBlue fly from Chicago to New York in about 1h 55m. 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 ($71), Major Airline ($83), and American Airlines ($85) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to New York. You may be able to fly from Chicago to New York for 57% 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 $32. Frontier flights start at $38 while deals on United Airlines start at $46 one-way.

Alternative routes for Chicago to New York

Destination information for New York

Flight duration
2h 27m
Average temperature for February in New York
44.6 °F
Avg rainfall for February in New York
2.6 ″

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

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of CHI to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of CHI to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of CHI to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to NYC departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to New York
Sunday
57 daily flights
Monday
55 daily flights
Tuesday
43 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
64 daily flights
Friday
57 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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