There are 10 ways to get from Newark to Chicago by plane, train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Porter Airlines and Delta fly from Newark to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $200 and the journey takes 18 h 26 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Akron
Avg. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Avg. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Avg. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Boston
Avg. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, NJ to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
18 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newark to Chicago?

The distance between Newark and Chicago is 1130 km. The road distance is 1254 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newark to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Chicago is to bus which costs $80 and takes 18 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newark to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Newark to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $170.

Is there a direct train between Newark and Chicago?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Newark and Chicago?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, NJ and arriving at Chicago, IL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Newark to Chicago?

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Newark to Chicago, including transfers.