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 44 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 5 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 46 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 2 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 10 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 52 min

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

$98 - $113

Train via New York Penn Station  •  20 h 20 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

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Porter Airlines fly from Chicago to Newark every 3 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
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 O'Hare to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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 Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark via Akron
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
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
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
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
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$40 - $45
First Class
$72
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
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago to Newark?

The distance between Chicago and Newark is 1130 km. The road distance is 1255 km.

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

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

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

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Newark is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $90 - $370.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and Newark?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Newark?

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.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Chicago to Newark, including transfers.