The flight time from Chicago to New York is 2 hours, 3 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ORD Chicago, IL 1 minute early.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 37 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
80%
American
79%
Delta Connection
77%
Spirit
75%
SkyWest
73%
Delta
73%
Southwest
70%
Republic
68%
JetBlue
66%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

New York to Chicago
2 hours, 33 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 55m
American
2h 2m
United
2h 3m
Delta
2h 3m
Spirit
2h 5m
JetBlue
2h 5m
Republic
2h 7m
Delta Connection
2h 9m
SkyWest
2h 9m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

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Flights Per Week

313

Distance

733 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

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Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
100
United
77
Southwest
39
Republic
31
SkyWest
21
JetBlue
19
Spirit
13
Delta Connection
11
Delta
2

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Chicago 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 97 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives New York 5 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 10 minutes. For example, from Chicago to New York, Southwest is 70% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 70% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 80% 18% 2%
American 79% 18% 3%
Delta Connection 77% 18% 5%
Spirit 75% 20% 5%
Delta 73% 27% 0%
SkyWest 73% 23% 4%
Southwest 70% 25% 5%
Republic 68% 26% 6%
JetBlue 66% 31% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Chicago and New York, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 12 95 6 115
American 17 98 6 122
United 19 97 5 123
Delta 17 98 7 123
Spirit 15 97 9 125
JetBlue 18 99 6 125
Republic 19 98 7 127
Delta Connection 20 99 7 129
SkyWest 22 99 6 129

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5am 1.02
6am 3.76
7am 3.27
8am 3.13
9am 2.23
10am 2.91
11am 2.16
12pm 4.44
1pm 2.25
2pm 2.5
3pm 2.65
4pm 2.08
5pm 3.61
6pm 3.36
7pm 2.17
8pm 2.92
9pm 0.13

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Chicago to New York that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 1555
February 1438
March 1540
April 1654
May 1749
June 1177
July 1188
August 1263
September 1204
October 1260
November 1145
December 1105

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Chicago to New York that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 48.7
Tuesday 49.1
Wednesday 46.4
Thursday 49.8
Friday 47.7
Saturday 29.2
Sunday 42.3

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 100
United 77
Southwest 39
Republic 31
SkyWest 21
JetBlue 19
Spirit 13
Delta Connection 11
Delta 2

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5am 13 97 9 121
6am 15 98 6 122
7am 17 98 5 123
8am 16 97 6 121
9am 17 97 5 121
10am 18 98 5 123
11am 15 99 5 121
12pm 20 98 6 126
1pm 20 97 6 125
2pm 18 98 6 124
3pm 16 97 6 122
4pm 17 98 6 124
5pm 17 98 6 124
6pm 21 97 6 127
7pm 19 96 6 123
8pm 16 95 6 120
9pm 18 92 4 117
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.