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from Chicago to New York City

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30 Nov
£93Amtrak
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1 Dec
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£50Spirit Airlines
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2 Dec
£75Amtrak
£88Greyhound
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3 Dec
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4 Dec
£75Amtrak
£87Greyhound
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5 Dec
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£54United
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6 Dec
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7 Dec
£75Amtrak
£64Greyhound
£38Spirit Airlines
Wed
8 Dec
£72Amtrak
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Thu
9 Dec
£73Amtrak
£85Greyhound
£53American Airlines
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10 Dec
£74Amtrak
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11 Dec
£75Amtrak
£87Greyhound
£53United
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13 Dec
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£46American Airlines
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14 Dec
£75Amtrak
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15 Dec
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£46American Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£75Amtrak
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£65United
Fri
17 Dec
£75Amtrak
£92Greyhound
£76American Airlines
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18 Dec
£75Amtrak
£100Greyhound
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19 Dec
£75Amtrak
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£110United

Travel Information between Chicago and New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£42 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £42 • 2 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £42 • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 710 miles (1145 km) between Chicago and New York City. 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 £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chicago to New York City.

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

You can travel to New York City from Chicago 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Chicago to New York City. Tickets for a flight cost on average £42.

This is compared to other travel options to New York City:

A flight is £33 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Chicago to New York City costing on average £75.

A flight journey is usually £48 less than a journey to New York City by train, which costs on average £90 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to New York City from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 1 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 20 h   on average.

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

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

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

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:

  • Around 1 coach per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Chicago and in New York City?

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

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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 coach from Chicago to New York City with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Chicago to New York City tickets for £75 on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane from Chicago to New York City with Spirit Airlines, and you can find Spirit Airlines Chicago to New York City tickets for £42 on Omio.
    • You can travel between Chicago and New York City by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £90 with Amtrak from Chicago to New York City.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Chicago to New York City?
    Many of our customers travelling from Chicago to New York City don't make New York City their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Madrid or London, either of which you could add to your Chicago and New York City trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from New York City to any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I purchase tickets to New York City from Chicago online for the best deals?

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

    • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £75 one way on average.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £42 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a train ticket is on average £90 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.

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