Flights from New York to Chicago

Our cheapest offers for flights from New York to Chicago

Here you can compare cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Chicago (CHI) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Chicago. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from New York to Chicago

Favorite airline: Spirit Airlines
68 % of flights booked on the route from New York to Chicago are booked with Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Delta.
Spirit Airlines
36 %
United Airlines
19 %
13 %
Cheapest weekday: e.g. Wednesday
Flight tickets are cheapest on Tuesday and Wednesday. Flights on these weekdays cost up to 22 % less.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 23 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 48min
08h 46min
19h 13min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Flights from New York to Chicago are most often booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
02h 48min, from $53
66 %
1 stopover Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport, MN
08h 28min, from $233
11 %
1 stopover Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, GA
10h 47min, from $117
8 %

Useful information about the flight from New York to Chicago

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.

Flight information: New York - Chicago

Roundtrip from $58.17
Flight duration min. 02:25 / max. 11:11
Return flight duration min. 01:55/ max. 10:45
Distance 1146 km
Flights per week 620
Departure airport Airport New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) (NYC)
Arrival airport Airport Chicago-IL all Airports (ORD, MDW, RFD) (CHI)
Destination country Flights to United States