There are 11 ways to get from Chicago to New Jersey by plane, subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Newark  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Newark (EWR) MDW - EWR

$93 - $367

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ORD - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Herald Sq
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$70 - $378

9 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Newark  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Newark (EWR) ORD - EWR

$88 - $388

Fly Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Herald Sq
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$105 - $497

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Trenton-Mercer  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN) ORD - TTN

$86 - $360

Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDW - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$204 - $621

Bus D&J Bus  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...

$99 - $111

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Newark, Nj 1604

$75 - $200

Train via New York Penn Station  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$174 - $498

Train  •  26 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Cardinal

$140 - $430

Drive  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Newark 784.2 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to New Jersey is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to New Jersey is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $90 - $370.

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The distance between Chicago and New Jersey is 1127 km. The road distance is 1255 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Chicago to New Jersey, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Newark, Nj. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Porter Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, D&J Bus operates a bus from Chicago to Newark once daily. Tickets cost $90 and the journey takes 14 h. Wanda Coach also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark via Traverse City
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200

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