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The table lists flights from Chicago (CHI) to New York with scheduled airlines. The fares are round-trip, non-warranted and subject to change as they are based on historical data (date and time mentioned). The cost of each plane ticket to New York City from Chicago from is inclusive of the base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

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Airports in Chicago

1. O’Hare International Airport

O’Hare International Airport (IATA: ORD, ICAO: KORD, FAA LID: ORD) typically referred to as O’Hare Airport, Chicago O’Hare, or simply O’Hare, is an international airport located on the far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, 14 miles (23 km) northwest of the Loop business district, operated by the Chicago Department of Aviation.

O’Hare connects with 218 destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania with nonstop flights operated by budget and full-service airlines.

2. Chicago Midway International Airport

Chicago Midway International Airport (IATA: MDW, ICAO: KMDW, FAA LID: MDW) is a major commercial airport on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois, located eight miles (13 km) from the Loop. However, the airport doesn’t have any flight services to New York.

Airports in New York City

1. John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City. Popularly, the airport is referred to as Kennedy Airport, JFK Airport, New York-JFK, or simply JFK or Kennedy. The airport is part of New York City borough of Queens and is 16 miles (30 km) southeast of Midtown Manhattan.

2. LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA) is the nearest airport from the center of New York City. The airport is located in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.

The airport ranks as the third busiest airport in New York City after John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. LaGuardia Airport covers 680 acres (280 ha). The airport has got 4 terminals – A, B, C and D.

3. Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA: EWR, ICAO: KEWR, FAA LID: EWR), originally Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is one of the major airports of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Airlines operating nonstop flights from Chicago ORD to JFK

  • American Airlines
  • Jetblue Airways

Airlines operating nonstop flights from Chicago ORD to LGA

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines

Airlines operating nonstop flights from Chicago ORD to EWR

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines

How Long is the Flight from Chicago to New York?

The flight distance between New York and Chicago is 713 miles / 1147 km, which an airplane covers in around 1 hour and 49 minutes. The distance and time might vary a bit between different airports have been shared.


Flight Distance

Flight Time

Flight from ORD to JFK

740 miles/1191 km

1 hour 40 minutes

Flight from ORD to EWR

719 miles/1157 km

1 hour, 35 minutes

Flights from ORD to LGA

733 miles/1180 km

1 hour 39 minutes

Flights from MDW to JFK

731 miles/1177 km

1 hour 58 minutes

Flights from MDW to LGA

725 miles/1167 km

1 hour 38 minutes

Flights from MDW to EWR

711 miles / 1144 km

1 hour 36 minutes

Note: The flight time and distance might differ from airlines to airlines based on the speed of the aircraft and the route it takes. Also note, Chicago is one hour behind New York.

How to Book Cheap Flights to New York from Chicago?

The below recommendations may help you to book cheap flight tickets to New York from Chicago.

1. Be flexible

Flexibility with regards to your departure date and time may help you save big on your air ticket to NYC. Depart on a mid-weekday like a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Double your savings by choosing a redeye flight from CHI to NYC.

2. Skip peak season

From April to September, the dry months are crowded and so is the competition for flight and hotel reservation. Beat inflation by planning your trip early or delaying it until fall arrives. However, mind festivities like Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.

3. Fly with budget airlines

Spirit Airlines is the only budget carrier on this route. It’s important you book your flight ticket at least 21 days in advance to avoid end up paying more for a last minute flight to NYC.

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