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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 2, 2015 Sep 9, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $81
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $81
Sep 23, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 $81
Oct 28, 2015 Nov 3, 2015 $81
Nov 17, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 $81
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2015 Sep 8, 2015 $80
Sep 16, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 $80
Sep 22, 2015 Oct 3, 2015 $80
Sep 23, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $80
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $80
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 9, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $81
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $81
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $81
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $81
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $81
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $81
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $81
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 15, 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 $87.

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 $154 $196
7-14 days $99 $131
14-21 days $89 $131
21-30 days $81 $104
30-60 days $80 $104
60-90 days $80 $105
90+ days $80 $128

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
$98 $80 $80 $80 $94 $80 $98

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
August Chicago New York JetBlue 8/25/15 9/1/15 0 $81
September Chicago New York Spirit 9/29/15 10/6/15 0 $79
October Chicago New York Spirit 10/3/15 10/14/15 0 $80
November Chicago New York Spirit 11/3/15 11/4/15 0 $79
December Chicago New York Spirit 12/9/15 12/16/15 0 $80
January Chicago New York Spirit 1/22/16 1/29/16 0 $79
February Chicago New York Spirit 2/1/16 2/3/16 0 $79
March Chicago New York Spirit 3/2/16 3/10/16 0 $81

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$186
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$186 $195
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$195 $127
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$127 $81
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$81 $98
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$98

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 $131.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to New York is $81.

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 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:00 20:34
Delta 9 10 11 11 11 4 7 06:00 18:40
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 05:52 17:59
United 15 14 14 15 15 6 12 06:00 20:05

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 $43.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to New York is $81.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to New York United, US Airways, American $225
Indianapolis to New York United, US Airways, American $255
Madison to New York United, US Airways, American $257
Chicago to Newark United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $123
Grand Rapids to New York United, US Airways, American $237
Kalamazoo to New York US Airways, American $295
Toledo to New York United, US Airways, American $414
Lansing to New York United $294
South Bend to New York United $341
Appleton to New York United $366
Ft Wayne to New York United, US Airways, American $240
Green Bay to New York United, US Airways, American $366
Bloomington - Normal to New York American, US Airways $301
Moline to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American $231
Peoria to New York United, American, US Airways $234
Champaign to New York American, US Airways $301
Dubuque to New York American, US Airways $301
Springfield to New York United, American, US Airways $234
Indianapolis to Newark United, American, US Airways $255
Milwaukee to Newark United, US Airways, American $225
Chicago to Washington US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American $97
Grand Rapids to Newark United, American, US Airways $239
Madison to Newark United, American, US Airways $257
Chicago to Boston United, American, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue $80
Chicago to Philadelphia United, American, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $78
Bloomington - Normal to Newark US Airways, American $303
Moline to Newark United, American, US Airways $231
Peoria to Newark United, American, US Airways $269
Ft Wayne to Newark United, American, US Airways $323
Toledo to Newark American, US Airways $414

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 PIT X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X 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 IAD 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 STL 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 15 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: Atlanta, GA
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