Cheap flights from New York to Chicago

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Flight information New York to Chicago

Cheapest return price last month

₹ 7,000

Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1191 kilometres

1h 50min

Most popular airline last month


Chicago O'Hare International, Chicago Midway and Chicago Rockford

3 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 3 airports in Chicago: Chicago O'Hare International, Chicago Midway and Chicago Rockford.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from New York to Chicago is ₹ 7,000. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 50min is the average flight time from New York to Chicago.
There are 10 airlines who fly direct from New York to Chicago.
As of December, there are 566 flights per week flying from New York to Chicago.

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What you need to know before flying from New York to Chicago?

Airport information


New York La Guardia Airport (LGA)

La Guardia Airport,PA Administration Building,Flushing,NY 11371, USA


New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

225 Park Avenue South,9th Floor,New York,NY 10003, USA


New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

233 Park Avenue South,9th Floor,New York,NY 10003, USA


Chicago Gary Regional Airport (GYY)

6001 W Industrial Highway,Gary,IN 46406,USA


Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

5500 South Cicero Avenue,Chicago,IL 60638,USA


Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

PO Box 66142,Chicago,IL 60666,USA


Chicago Rockford Airport (RFD)

60 Airport Drive,Rockford,IL 61109-2902,USA


Getting to New York airport

  • All airports can be reached using taxis and buses or private cars.
  • Travellers commuting by train can use NJ Transit or Amtrak to reach Newark airport.
  • The JFK Airport Airtrain ferries those travelling to JFK airport, and is a good option in conjunction with other public transport.
  • Airport shuttles are also available to take travellers from the city to each of the New York airports.

Travelling from Chicago airport

  • All the airports have access to taxis and buses, using which travellers can travel into the city.
  • O’Hare and Midway airports are also connected by rail.
  • Travellers who prefer to drive, can rent cars from the airport. Check Skyscanner’s car hire page to know more.

Facilities at New York and Chicago airports

  • All the New York airports provide free Wi-Fi for the first 30 minutes. They also have a number of options for shopping and dining, including duty-free at the international airports. In addition to this, ATMs and banking and FOREX facilities, as well as charging stations, first aid and pet relief areas are also available.
  • Some Chicago airports provide free Wi-Fi, banking and FOREX services. O’Hare and Midway have plenty of shopping and dining outlets. The other airports are mainly service charters and regional businesses.

Tips on how to make the best out of your flight journey from New York to Chicago

The flying time from New York to Chicago is between two and a half and three hours. There are numerous direct flights from New York to Chicago. Travellers can read up on the places to see in Chicago, including one of the tallest buildings in the USA.

Time difference

New York, on EST, is one hour ahead of Chicago, which is on Central time.

Weather in Chicago

July is Chicago’s hottest month, with temperatures averaging around 23 degrees Celsius. July also gets the most rainfall, and the winter gets a fair share of snow and a high wind-chill factor, earning Chicago the moniker The Windy City. January is the coldest month, with temperatures going to minus 10 degrees Celsius at night.

Exchange rate

The US Dollar (USD) is the currency for both American cities.

Cost of living in Chicago

A meal for two in a mid-range restaurant will cost around USD 40, a fast food meal will cost around USD 7 per head. A one way local bus will run USD 2, and a ticket for the “L” train will be USD 2.25.

Mode of payments accepted in Chicago

All establishments accept US Dollars, and most accept credit and debit card payments too.

Best places for your first meal in Chicago

Chicago is known for the eponymous Chicago style pizza as well as hot dogs. For a taste of Chicago history, head over to the Polish village. The first MacDonald’s of the world is also in Chicago.

Information and data provided on this page is correct as of April 26th, 2017.


Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.