There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to Newark by plane, 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 45 min

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

$93 - $367

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 55 min

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

$75 - $200

8 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Newark  •  4 h 2 min

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

$88 - $388

Fly Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Amtrak

$132 - $536

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ORD - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Amtrak

$97 - $417

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$116 - $446

Bus D&J Bus  •  15 h 51 min

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

$98 - $113

Train via New York Penn Station  •  20 h 32 min

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

$159 - $408

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 Newark 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 Newark is to fly which costs $90 - $370 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Newark is 706 miles. The road distance is 784.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Chicago to Newark, 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 station and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak station. 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 Newark, NJ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Porter Airlines fly from Chicago to Newark every 2 hours. 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
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
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
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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 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
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 Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$40 - $45
First Class
$72
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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
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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 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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