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from Chicago to New York City

You can get from Chicago to New York City by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Chicago to New York City on Aug 6 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00AMChicago20h45 08:45AMNew York City
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$1161One-way
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11:00AMChicago20h45 08:45AMNew York City
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$1161One-way
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02:30PMO'Hare International Airport, IL5h22 08:52PMLaGuardia Airport, NY
1 changes
$4101One-way
09:30PMUnion Station20h12 06:42PMPenn Station
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$1941One-way
09:30PMUnion Station20h35 07:05PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way

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Thu
Aug 5
$194Amtrak
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Fri
Aug 6
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$116Greyhound
$161American Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$194Amtrak
$95Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Sun
Aug 8
$101Amtrak
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$85Spirit Airlines
Mon
Aug 9
$101Amtrak
$106Greyhound
$164Spirit Airlines
Tue
Aug 10
$101Amtrak
$90Greyhound
$59Spirit Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$101Amtrak
$90Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
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$90Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$102Amtrak
$104Greyhound
$84Spirit Airlines
Sat
Aug 14
$98Amtrak
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$49Spirit Airlines
Sun
Aug 15
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$102Greyhound
$165Spirit Airlines
Mon
Aug 16
$101Amtrak
$97Greyhound
$122Spirit Airlines
Tue
Aug 17
$101Amtrak
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$57Spirit Airlines
Wed
Aug 18
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$90Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Thu
Aug 19
$101Amtrak
$92Greyhound
$70Spirit Airlines
Fri
Aug 20
$101Amtrak
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$80Spirit Airlines
Sat
Aug 21
$101Amtrak
$98Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Sun
Aug 22
$101Amtrak
$94Greyhound
$194Spirit Airlines
Mon
Aug 23
$98Amtrak
$87Greyhound
$80Spirit Airlines
Tue
Aug 24
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$57Spirit Airlines
Wed
Aug 25
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$89Greyhound
$40Spirit Airlines

Travel Information from Chicago to New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$98 - $132
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $98 (€79) • 20 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $132 (€105) • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight 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 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $98 (€79). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to New York City.

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FAQs
How do I get from Chicago to New York City?

There are 3 travel options from Chicago to New York City: bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Chicago and New York City?

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling 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 go to New York City from Chicago by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $108 (€86) with Greyhound from Chicago to New York City on Omio.
    • You can travel between Chicago and New York City by flight with American Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $132 (€105) with American Airlines from Chicago to New York City.
    • You can go to New York City from Chicago by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $98 (€79) with Amtrak from Chicago to New York City on Omio.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Chicago to 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!
    When should I purchase a ticket from Chicago to New York City online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Chicago to New York City, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $108 (€86) one way on average for this trip.
    • A plane ticket costs $132 (€105) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $98 (€79) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Chicago to New York City tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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

    The cheapest way to go to New York City from Chicago is by taking a train, which costs on average $98 (€79).

    This is compared to other ways of getting to New York City:

    Taking a train is about $10 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $108 (€86) for this trip.

    Taking a train is usually $33 (€27) less than taking a flight to New York City, which costs on average $132 (€105) for the same trip.

    What is the fastest way to travel from Chicago to New York City?

    The fastest way from Chicago to New York City is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 3 min.

    There are alternative travel options to New York City that can usually take longer:

    In comparison, going by bus can take 20 h 45 min   on average.

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