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

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 52 days in advance to save up to 70% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 52 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Illinois to New York 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $365, or $503 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from Illinois. Users have commonly found prices around $289 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $197. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Illinois to New York in November, December 2020

The best prices found for Illinois to NYC flights for November, December
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 13 Jan
$60pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Illinois found for next year
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 13 Jan
$60pp
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 Illinois

Save time with Illinois to New York direct flight deals
14 Apr - 28 Apr
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Apr - 21 Apr
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 May - 22 May
$83pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Illinois, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 17 Dec
$66pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$70pp
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 Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to New York
2:00 am - 1:01 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
10h 01m
ORD - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$42
Gotogate
10:19 am - 5:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 46m
ORD - LGA
Frontier
$43
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Illinois to New York flights.

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to New York

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Illinois to New York are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Illinois to New York have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to New York for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $56, but on average you can expect to pay $67.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to New York under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to New York is less than $118.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Illinois to New York?

Before booking your flight from Illinois to New York check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to New York?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Chicago O'Hare Intl - New York LaGuardia or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Newark when deciding on the best route from Illinois to New York.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to New York?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Illinois to New York? While on average our users pay $169, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $84. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl), is priced around $105.

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to New York?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Illinois to New York consider choosing China Eastern (100%), LATAM Airlines (100%) or Cathay Pacific (100%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from Illinois to New York?

There are many flights that can get you from Illinois to New York in 2h 13m. Fly via Delta, Frontier, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Illinois to New York round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $57, was found to be the cheapest airline from Illinois to New York. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $23. Frontier is not the only option available. At the moment, Spirit Airlines is another option, for $24.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Illinois to New York
Flight duration
2h 32m
Average temperature for November in New York
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in New York
3.5 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 7 airlines from Illinois to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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 $293 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$94 $299 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$73 $314 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$73 $351 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$263 $362 No cancel fee 63%
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