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from Chicago to New York City

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Dec 11
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Dec 16
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Dec 17
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Dec 18
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Dec 19
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Dec 20
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$73American Airlines
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$99Amtrak
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Travel Information between Chicago and New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $56 (€47) • 2 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€47) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSpirit Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 710 miles (1145 km) to New York City from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Spirit Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to New York City.

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FAQs
How do I reach New York City from Chicago?

There are 3 ways to travel between Chicago and New York City including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Chicago to New York City?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to New York City is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $56 (€47) compared to other travel options to New York City:

Taking a flight is about $45 (€37) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $101 (€84) for this route.

A flight is $64 (€53) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Chicago to New York City costing on average $120 (€100).

What is the quickest way from Chicago to New York City?

The quickest way to travel to New York City from Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to New York City by bus can take on average 20 h.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 20 h 12 min.

How many miles from Chicago to New York City would I travel?

The distance is approximately 710 miles (1145 km) from Chicago to New York City.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Chicago to New York City?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to New York City is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Chicago to New York City as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to New York City from Chicago, what are the departure and arrival points in Chicago and New York City?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to New York City:

    Which travel companies can take me from Chicago to New York City?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago to New York City:

    • You can travel by plane to New York City from Chicago with Spirit Airlines, and you can find Spirit Airlines Chicago to New York City tickets for $56 (€47) on Omio.
    • You can take a bus from Chicago to New York City with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $101 (€84) with Greyhound from Chicago to New York City.
    • You can take a train from Chicago to New York City with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $120 (€100) with Amtrak from Chicago to New York City.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey between Chicago and New York City ends?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Chicago to New York City often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Chicago and New York City itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between New York City and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book tickets from Chicago to New York City online for the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Chicago to New York City, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets are costing on average $56 (€47) one way.
    • Bus tickets are costing on average $101 (€84) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $120 (€100) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to New York City online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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