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The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ORD are

  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of August 20th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the week of December 17th)

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 EWR to ORD is late January. Prices can be as high as $380 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $194 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $198 to $295 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 $200. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $288. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $88 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $229 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ORD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EWR to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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EWR to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, 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 $39 (15%) 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 $217. Return trip prices are from the ORD to EWR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EWR to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EWR to ORD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 717 miles or 1154 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EWR to ORD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ORD flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from EWR to ORD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeEWR
Origination airport nameNewark Liberty International Airport
CityNewark, NJ
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.7
Longitude-74.2

Return Airport

Destination codeORD
Destination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from EWR to ORD tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for EWR about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 24 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 20 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 221 minutes late
  • United: 33 minutes late
  • Envoy: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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