The cheapest times to fly from MDW to EWR are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 20th to November 18th
- early December
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MDW to EWR is late January. Prices can be as high as $869 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $215 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Newark
Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $215 to $516 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $338 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to EWR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MDW to EWR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MDW to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $166 (40%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $246. Return trip prices are from the EWR to MDW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MDW to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MDW to EWR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 709 miles or 1141 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MDW to EWR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to EWR flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Newark, NJ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from MDW to EWR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago Midway International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Newark Liberty International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MDW to EWR tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 47% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EWR heading for MDW about 32 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Newark, NJ is about 24 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 32 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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