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Flights from Newark to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:19 AM

Newark to Chicago Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:19 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Newark to Chicago. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Newark to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
EWRCHI
Mon 1/9
nonstop
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Thu 1/12
nonstop
$127
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United
EWRCHI
Mon 1/9
nonstop
CHIEWR
Thu 1/12
nonstop
$127
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JetBlue
EWRCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHIEWR
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$187
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JetBlue
EWRCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHIEWR
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$187
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JetBlue
EWRCHI
Mon 11/7
nonstop
CHIEWR
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$187
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How Much is a Flight from Newark to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Newark to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $147.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $228 $236
7-14 days $147 $174
14-21 days $147 $154
21-30 days $147 $145
30-60 days $147 $151
60-90 days $147 $145
90+ days $127 $145

Cheapest Day To Fly from Newark to Chicago

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Newark to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$147 $145 $147 $147 $147 $145 $147

Compare Flight Prices from Newark 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 Newark to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Newark Chicago United 9/29/16 10/3/16 0 $278
October Newark Chicago United 10/25/16 10/26/16 1 $145
November Newark Chicago United 11/1/16 11/1/16 0 $147
December Newark Chicago American 12/10/16 12/11/16 1 $145
January Newark Chicago American 1/9/17 1/12/17 0 $127
February Newark Chicago American 2/5/17 2/9/17 0 $177
March Newark Chicago United 3/5/17 3/7/17 0 $177
April Newark Chicago United 4/18/17 4/19/17 0 $217

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Newark to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$228
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$228 $154
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$154 $147
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$147 $147
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$147 $147
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$147

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Newark 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 Newark to Chicago is $224.

The average price for direct flights from Newark to Chicago is $157.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Newark to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 07:35 20:31
United 13 13 13 13 14 9 12 06:00 20:29
Southwest 7 7 7 7 7 4 7 06:10 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark to Chicago is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Newark to Chicago is $214.

Newark to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Newark to Chicago?
Answer: The average Newark to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Newark?
Answer: The distance from Newark to Chicago is 708 miles (1,139 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Newark to Chicago?
Answer: There are 180 direct flights from Newark to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Newark airlines for direct flights from Newark to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Newark and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Newark to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines in Newark flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:19 AMNumber of routes searched: 370Number of itineraries searched: 1,230,151

Wondering which airlines fly out of Newark to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Newark 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.

Newark to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
American PHL
Delta CVG
Alaska SEA
United IAD
Virgin America SFO
United BUF
American DCA
American DFW
United CAK
United ROC
United FNT
Alaska SAN
JetBlue FLL

Newark to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Newark 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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