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Flight Information to Chicago from New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$91 (€73)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesSpirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines or United

Flights from New York City to Chicago cover the 710 miles (1145 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines or United. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $91 (€73), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $59 (€48).

Airlines

DELTA, United and American Airlines New York City – Chicago

You can travel by flight between New York City and Chicago with DELTA, United and American Airlines for as low as $59 (€48). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your flight between New York City and Chicago.

Find cheap tickets for American Airlines flights between New York City and Chicago on Omio. Omio can help you find the best flight deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date New York City to Chicago flight schedule from American Airlines, the latest plane ticket offers available and other travel information for the 710 miles (1145 km) journey from New York City to Chicago, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for flights between New York City and Chicago in the Omio app, you can check to see if the American Airlines flights available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the American Airlines flight schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Chicago from New York City and then book a cheap flight with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming flight between New York City and Chicago with American Airlines!

Flights from New York to Chicago

Taking around two and a half hours on a quick flight, getting from New York to Chicago by airplane is straightforward. There are flights throughout the day, week and year from all of New York's main airports right to the Windy City. The two cities, both in the northeast of the United States of America, lie 714 miles apart (1,149 kilometers), with Chicago lying more or less directly west from the Big Apple. Most journeys are direct, with a few indirect flights through the day.

Which airlines travel from New York to Chicago

Flights from New York to Chicago are operated by six airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and United Airlines. All six airlines fly from LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, while Delta and American also leave from John F. Kennedy International Airport and American fly from Stewart International Airport, a little way out of the city. The majority of these flights go to O'Hare International Airport, although some also fly to Midway International Airport. Southwest and United offer the fastest flights.

How long is the flight from New York to Chicago?

How long the flight is really depends on where passengers are flying from and whether they are going direct. The quickest indirect flights take only around two hours and 35 minutes, flying from LaGuardia Airport in NYC to Midway International Airport, which lies just southwest of Chicago city center. Flights from JFK and Newark Liberty, which mostly go to O'Hare International, take closer to three hours, as do those from LaGuardia to O'Hare. The vast majority of flights are direct, but there are some indirect journeys. The shortest indirect flight is provided by American Airlines and takes around four hours, including a half an hour changeover in Ronald Reagan National Airport, while the longest indirect flight goes from Stewart International and stops twice: once at Philadelphia International Airport and once at Douglas International Airport, for a total journey time of eight hours.

How many flights are there from New York to Chicago?

Flights are exceptionally regular between New York and Chicago, with nearly 550 flights ferrying passengers between the two every week throughout the year. There are more flights during weekdays, with around 90 a day from Monday to Friday, with Friday being the busiest day by a small margin. At the weekend there is a slight dip, with around 60 flights on a Saturday and around 80 on a Sunday. The earliest flight from New York to Chicago leaves at around 6:00 a.m., after which flights leave every 20 to 40 minutes until around 8:00 p.m., at which point they become a little less regular. The last flight from New York to Chicago of the day leaves at around 10:00 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Chicago?

The majority of flights from New York to Chicago depart from LaGuardia Airport (LGA). This airport lies in the Queens district of New York City. Although there are no subway lines connecting the station to the city, there are several bus lines that can take passengers from the center of the city to the airport. Some flights go from John F. Kennedy airport - also located in Queens - which passengers can reach by taking the subway out to Jamaica or Howard Beach stations and then boarding the AirTrain. Newark Liberty airport, where a minority of flights depart from, is outside of New York but has its own train station, so is easily accessible. Stewart International Airport lies around 60 miles (97 kilometers) north of New York, and is accessible by car.

O'Hare International Airport, where most flights from New York fly to, lies about 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the northwest of Chicago city center and has good facilities. Getting from the airport to Chicago city center is straightforward, as the subway blue line's north terminus is at the airport. O'Hare is extremely well stocked in terms of options for food and drink - passengers can choose between sit-down meals, like at La Tapenade, or takeout from McDonald's or Green Market. Midway International Airport lies eight miles (13 kilometers) southwest of Chicago city center. Midway is also on Chicago's subway network in addition to being well served by bus routes into the city. The airport is well stocked for food options. Passengers can eat Italian food - including Chicago's famous deep dish pizza - or have a beer at one of the airport's tap rooms while they wait for their flight.

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FAQs
How much do cheap plane tickets from New York City to Chicago cost?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets from New York City to Chicago for as low as $59 (€48)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the flight from New York City to Chicago on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $91 (€73)  for a flight ticket from New York City to Chicago.
How far is it from New York City to Chicago by plane?
The New York City to Chicago flight distance is approximately 710 miles (1145 km).
What is the New York City to Chicago flight travel time?
On average the New York City to Chicago flight time is 2 h 53 min  covering the 710 miles (1145 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What airlines offer a service from New York City to Chicago?
For the route from New York City to Chicago you can take a flight with Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines or United. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services between New York City and Chicago on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first flight from New York City to Chicago? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The earliest flight departing from New York City to Chicago leaves at 9: 15 AM. The last flight departing from New York City to Chicago leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest New York City to Chicago flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a plane ticket from New York City to Chicago to get the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket from New York City to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $91 (€73) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from New York City to Chicago are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.