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Chicago travel tips

1) If the weather isn't good for walking, take the Chicago subway

Chicago has three “layers”: the underground one for cars, the main visible level, and the upper one is the subway. Most of its stations are located above the ground, which allows you to admire the city without leaving the car. Hop on the Pink or Green Line and enjoy the ride.

2) Bring warm clothes with you in Chicago, even if you are planning a summer trip

Cold winds are common in Chicago, often named “the Windy City.” Thus, a sweater and windbreaker will come in handy even in summer. The average temperature during the summer months in Chicago is about 25 degrees Celsius. In addition, summer is considered the high season in Chicago, which means more high-priced accommodation.

3) Be impressed by the dimensions of one of the tallest skyscrapers in Chicago

The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) was once the tallest building in the world. It is now considered the third-tallest building in the USA and the 23rd tallest in the whole world. Plus, this skyscraper will look great in your photos!

Travelers usually depart from Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York, NY - Penn Station, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between New York and Chicago is 1165 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. New York and Chicago have 355 direct flights per week.

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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Chicago takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Chicago?
The flight distance between New York and Chicago is 1165 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, London, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Rome.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Albany International, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, New Castle Airport.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, University of Illinois Willard.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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