There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to New York by plane, train, subway, 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 New York La Guardia  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA

$102 - $494

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 40 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 W 4 St

$67 - $375

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Fly Chicago Midway to Newark, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Newark (EWR) MDW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$108 - $384

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Newark, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Newark (EWR) ORD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$103 - $405

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to New York JFK (JFK) ORD - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$86 - $406

Fly Chicago O'Hare to White Plains, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to White Plains (HPN) ORD - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

$213 - $676

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604 / ...

$80 - $200

Train  •  19 h 53 min

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

$120 - $370

Bus Wanda Coach  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI 1482
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids

$112 - $135

Drive  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to New York 793.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to New York is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to New York is to fly and train which costs $100 - $390 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Chicago and New York is 715 miles. The road distance is 793.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Chicago to New York, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 53 min.

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to New York every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to New York hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 17 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
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 JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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 Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
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
Bus from Grand Rapids to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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