Flights from New York to Chicago

With between 52 and 88 flights per day, the route from New York (NYC) to Chicago (CHI) remains a thoroughfare in the United States, both for business and pleasure. The route is well serviced by scheduled, charter and low cost flight providers. The direct flight takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of 714 miles, although some airlines have boasted a flight time as short as 2 hours and 10 minutes. Flights are provided by American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta, Jetblue, Southwest and Spirit.


Cheap flights from New York to Chicago

The cheapest flights on this route are offered by low-cost airlines such as Jetblue or Spirit. Planning your journey well in advance and traveling with hand luggage will help to reduce the price of an air ticket. Great deals on last minute flights are also available for a refreshingly low price.


Destination Chicago

Passengers can fly into any one of the Chicago airports - Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), O'Hare International Airport (ORD), West Chicago Du Page (DPA) etc., with O'Hare being the biggest and busiest. O' Hare has been voted best airport in North America for 10 years by two separate sources, no doubt helped by the easy access to and from this world hub. The city can be easily reached using the local trains (CTA) while access by road is also fluid and efficient. Interstate highways I-90 and I-294 can be reached swiftly from the airport as can the Interstate I-190.


Practical advice for booking a flight from New York to Chicago

A flight during the week or on the weekend – you choose when you fly from New York to Chicago. By taking a look at our database, you'll find that the lowest ticket prices for flights from New York to Chicago start at $34. idealo users prefer United Airlines 33 % of the time when flying this route.

Get to your destination faster with a direct flight from New York to Chicago

Direct flights often mean speed, comfort and convenience. Without having to stop on your journey from New York to Chicago, you'll be able to enjoy a relaxing flight. These are on offer on any day with American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines or United Airlines. At only $34 these are the most affordable flight connections in our database. The lowest ticket prices for connections with stopovers start at $81 and for direct flights at as little as $34. An analysis of our database indicates that only 18 % of idealo users choose stopover connections, whereas 59 % prefer direct connections. For stopover connections flights with stops in Boston or Detroit are very popular. If you want to take the fastest stopover connection, choose a flight with a stop in Detroit and enjoy a flight duration of 3 hours and 59 minutes. This connection is only one hour and 44 minutes longer than a direct flight. Take advantage of our price comparison service and get the best deals on offer, whether you need a direct or a stopover flight from New York to Chicago.