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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to EWR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)
  • December 3rd to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 ORD to EWR is early December. Prices can be as high as $385 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $194 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $198 to $293 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $200. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $282. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $82 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 ORD to EWR flight.

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

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ORD to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD 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 $0.2, 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 EWR to ORD 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 ORD 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 16 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ORD to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 22.49% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 12.88% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to EWR? 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 Newark Liberty International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

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

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to EWR flight is about 2 hour 16 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 58 available flights from ORD to EWR.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to EWR tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 41% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 9% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EWR heading for ORD about 38 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Newark, NJ is about 37 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 39 minutes late
  • United: 42 minutes late
  • Envoy: 15 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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