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Flights from New York to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:02 AM

New York to Chicago Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:02 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from New York to Chicago. JetBlue & United frequently offer the best deals on New York to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

JetBlue
NYCCHI
Wed 1/11
nonstop
CHINYC
Sat 1/14
nonstop
$107
Select
JetBlue
NYCCHI
Wed 1/11
nonstop
CHINYC
Tue 1/17
nonstop
$107
Select
JetBlue
NYCCHI
Wed 1/11
nonstop
CHINYC
Tue 1/31
nonstop
$107
Select
United
NYCCHI
Tue 1/17
nonstop
CHINYC
Sun 1/22
nonstop
$117
Select
American
NYCCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
CHINYC
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$127
Select
American
NYCCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
CHINYC
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$127
Select
American
NYCCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHINYC
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$127
Select
American
NYCCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHINYC
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$127
Select
American
NYCCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHINYC
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$127
Select
Spirit
NYCCHI
Mon 10/17
nonstop
CHINYC
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$137
Select
Spirit
NYCCHI
Mon 10/17
nonstop
CHINYC
Thu 10/20
nonstop
$137
Select
Spirit
NYCCHI
Mon 10/17
nonstop
CHINYC
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$137
Select
Spirit
NYCCHI
Mon 10/17
nonstop
CHINYC
Thu 10/27
nonstop
$137
Select
Spirit
NYCCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHINYC
Thu 10/20
nonstop
$137
Select
Alaska
NYCCHI
Sat 1/14
1 stop
CHINYC
Mon 1/16
1 stop
$334
Select

How Much is a Flight from New York to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New York to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $125.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from New York to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from New York to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from New York to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from New York to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $157 $177
7-14 days $147 $156
14-21 days $127 $144
21-30 days $117 $144
30-60 days $122 $141
60-90 days $127 $144
90+ days $107 $134

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to Chicago

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from New York to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$122 $117 $127 $127 $127 $122 $127

Compare Flight Prices from New York to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for New York to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September New York Chicago American 9/27/16 10/5/16 0 $176
October New York Chicago JetBlue 10/18/16 10/22/16 0 $117
November New York Chicago United 11/19/16 11/25/16 0 $122
December New York Chicago American 12/1/16 12/4/16 0 $127
January New York Chicago JetBlue 1/11/17 1/14/17 0 $107
February New York Chicago JetBlue 2/1/17 2/4/17 0 $107
March New York Chicago JetBlue 3/21/17 3/25/17 0 $127
April New York Chicago JetBlue 4/7/17 4/12/17 0 $117

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from New York to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$169
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$169 $169
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$169 $137
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$137 $127
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$127 $127
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$127

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 New York to Chicago is $198.

The average price for direct flights from New York to Chicago is $125.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from New York to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 16 16 16 16 16 11 16 05:59 21:00
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:22 17:48
Delta 20 20 20 20 20 9 15 06:15 19:25
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:50 21:59
United 15 13 14 15 15 7 14 06:00 20:20
Southwest 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 06:05 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New York to Chicago

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 New York to Chicago. 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 New York to Chicago is $65.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Chicago is $169.

New York to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from New York to Chicago?
Answer: The average New York to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from New York?
Answer: The distance from New York to Chicago is 723 miles (1,163 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from New York to Chicago?
Answer: There are 398 direct flights from New York to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular New York airlines for direct flights from New York to Chicago?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 28% of the non-stop flights between New York and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines in New York flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:02 AMNumber of routes searched: 593Number of itineraries searched: 3,068,268

Wondering which airlines fly out of New York to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of New York airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

New York to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DCA
American BOS
American PIT
American -
American IND
Alaska SEA
Frontier DEN
United BUF
United IAD
United CAK
United SBN
United BDL
Alaska SAN
Alaska SFO
JetBlue FLL

New York to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New York and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New York to Atlanta American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $109
Flights from New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $248
Flights from New York to Detroit American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $141
Flights from New York to Milwaukee Delta $226
Flights from New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $93

Cheap International Flights from New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet $174
Flights from New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $384
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