New York to Chicago flight time

What is the flight time from New York to Chicago

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and Chicago, United States?

Flight duration from New York to Chicago

Depart
JFK
Arrive
MDW

The flight time from New York to Chicago is 2 hours 11 minutes.

A direct flight from JFK to MDW has a duration of 2 hours 11 minutes.

A distance of 711 miles / 1,145 km.

Related: Return journey Chicago to New York flight duration

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 2 hours 11 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

New York to Chicago flight time via St. Louis | JFK to MDW via STL

New York to St. Louis
2 hours 14 minutes
St. Louis to Chicago
1 hours 06 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
3 hours 20 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

New York to Chicago flight time via Louisville | JFK to MDW via SDF

New York to Louisville
2 hours 00 minutes
Louisville to Chicago
1 hours 07 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
3 hours 07 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from New York to Chicago can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Chicago and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from New York to Chicago | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

New York to Chicago flight time information

  • The average flight time from New York to Chicago is 2 hours 11 minutes
  • Distance from New York to Chicago is 711 miles / 1,145 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport , Chicago O'Hare International Airport , Chicago Rockford International Airport
  • The currency in Chicago, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines flying between New York and Chicago

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and Chicago

Air India
Air India
Finnair
Finnair
Norwegian
Norwegian
Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus
Iberia
Iberia
Primera Air
Primera Air
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugal
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

Popular routes from New York

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New York & Chicago local time and timezones

Chicago, United States time is 1 hours behind New York, United States

Day and time in New York, United States: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
11:44
Day and time in Chicago, United States: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
Chicago Timezone: CDT (-05:00)
10:44

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and Chicago

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between New York and Chicago

New York to Chicago jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to Chicago

Average prices of flights to Chicago throughout the year.

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