How to get from Chicago to New York City

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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 18 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00O'Hare International Airport, IL2h09 11:09LaGuardia Airport, NY
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16:12O'Hare International Airport, IL2h07 19:19Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ
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17:00O'Hare International Airport, IL2h14 20:14LaGuardia Airport, NY
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Travel Information from Chicago to New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£49 - £86
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 710 miles (1145 km) by coach, flight or train from Chicago to New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Chicago to New York City.

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FAQs

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Chicago to New York City. Tickets for a flight cost on average £49.

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

A flight journey is usually £37 less than a journey to New York City by coach, which costs on average £86 for the same trip.

A flight is £24 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Chicago to New York City costing on average £73.

The fastest way to get to New York City from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 59 min.

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

In comparison, getting to New York City by coach can take on average 20 h 45 min.

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

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

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 journey to New York City from Chicago as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to New York City, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can get you to New York City by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Greyhound from Chicago to New York City for £86 on Omio.
    • American Airlines can take you to New York City by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for American Airlines from Chicago to New York City for £49.
    • Amtrak can get you to New York City by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Chicago to New York City for £73 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Chicago to New York City with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find direct coach services to New York City with with around 1 direct coach every day.
    • You'll find direct flight services to New York City with with around direct flights every day.
    • You can find direct trains per day to New York City with Amtrak.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to New York City tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

    Looking to extend your trip from Chicago to New York City? Many Omio customers who go from Chicago to New York City usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Madrid or London from New York City, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

    • Coach tickets cost on average £86 one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing £49 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £73 one way.

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

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