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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Chicago to New York, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Chicago to New York so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Chicago to New York - CHI to NYC

Cheap flights from Chicago to New York

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 25, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 $114
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 20, 2015 Oct 28, 2015 $79
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 29, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 $80
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 8, 2015 Oct 13, 2015 $98
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 26, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 $81
Sep 26, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 $81
Sep 29, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 $81

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to New York (CHI to NYC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to New York, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $91.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to New York (CHI to NYC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to New York based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to New York

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to New York should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $125 $160
7-14 days $88 $167
14-21 days $81 $131
21-30 days $80 $130
30-60 days $81 $131
60-90 days $81 $139
90+ days $116 $164

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to New York

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to New York.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$99 $79 $81 $89 $99 $81 $115

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to New York

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to New York.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago New York Spirit 9/29/15 9/29/15 0 $80
October Chicago New York JetBlue 10/6/15 10/13/15 0 $81
November Chicago New York JetBlue 11/11/15 11/17/15 0 $81
December Chicago New York Spirit 12/4/15 12/6/15 0 $116
January Chicago New York Spirit 1/6/16 1/9/16 0 $116
February Chicago New York Spirit 2/4/16 2/9/16 0 $116
March Chicago New York Spirit 3/1/16 3/8/16 0 $116
April Chicago New York Spirit 4/14/16 4/20/16 0 $116

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to New York

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to New York.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$137
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$137 $97
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$97 $81
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$81 $117
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$117 $98
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$98

TIPSave $74 by flying into Philadelphia instead of New York from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to New York (CHI to NYC)

Your Chicago to New York flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to New York is $137.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to New York is $91.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to New York.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to New York
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 18 18 18 18 18 10 17 06:00 20:30
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:00 18:22
Delta 9 10 10 9 10 4 10 06:00 18:52
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 05:56 18:05
United 17 14 15 16 16 6 13 06:00 20:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to New York (CHI to NYC)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to New York. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to New York is $51.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to New York is $91.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American $225
Indianapolis to New York United, American, US Airways $212
Madison to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American $204
Chicago to Newark United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $164
Grand Rapids to New York United, American, US Airways $224
Kalamazoo to New York United, American, US Airways $296
Toledo to New York US Airways, American $384
Lansing to New York United $294
South Bend to New York United $339
Appleton to New York United $366
Ft Wayne to New York United, American, US Airways $306
Green Bay to New York United, US Airways, American $366
Bloomington - Normal to New York US Airways, American $231
Moline to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American $234
Peoria to New York United, American, US Airways $234
Champaign to New York American, US Airways $297
Dubuque to New York US Airways, American $301
Springfield to New York United, American, US Airways $234
Indianapolis to Newark United, American, US Airways $229
Milwaukee to Newark United, US Airways, American $225
Chicago to Washington Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American $30
Grand Rapids to Newark United, US Airways, American $231
Madison to Newark United, American, US Airways $230
Chicago to Boston United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue $80
Chicago to Philadelphia United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $30
Bloomington - Normal to Newark American, US Airways $232
Moline to Newark United, American, US Airways $265
Peoria to Newark United, US Airways, American $266
Ft Wayne to Newark United, American, US Airways $339
Toledo to Newark American, US Airways $463

Airlines Flying from Chicago to New York (CHI to NYC)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to New York with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to New York.

Chicago to New York
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLE X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United CLE X X X X X X X
US Airways PHL X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest ATL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and New York, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Chicago to New York Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to New York?
Answer: The average Chicago to New York flight time is 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and New York?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to New York is 731 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to New York?
Answer: There are 285 direct flights from Chicago to New York.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to New York?
Answer: American Airlines provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and New York.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to New York?
Answer: Detroit, MI
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