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Cheap Flights from Austin to Chicago, IL, United States - AUS to CHI Last modified: May 27, 2016 12:43 PM

Popular flights from Austin to Chicago Last modified: May 27, 2016 12:43 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 17, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 $2,033
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $148
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $128
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $148

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Austin to Chicago (AUS to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Austin to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $199.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Austin to Chicago (AUS to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Austin to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Austin to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Austin to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $216 $335
7-14 days $186 $292
14-21 days $128 $269
21-30 days $179 $290
30-60 days $179 $292
60-90 days $138 $236
90+ days $138 $238

Cheapest Day To Fly from Austin to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Austin to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$179 $205 $128 $253 $184 $148 $294

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Austin to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Austin to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Austin Chicago United 5/28/16 6/3/16 1 $390
June Austin Chicago Frontier 6/15/16 6/18/16 0 $128
July Austin Chicago American 7/25/16 7/27/16 0 $179
August Austin Chicago Frontier 8/24/16 8/27/16 0 $138
September Austin Chicago Frontier 9/10/16 9/14/16 0 $138
October Austin Chicago Frontier 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 $138
November Austin Chicago American 11/3/16 11/7/16 0 $339
December Austin Chicago American 12/3/16 12/5/16 0 $339

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Austin to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Austin to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$310
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$310 $186
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$186 $199
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$199 $190
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$190 $395
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$395

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Austin to Chicago (AUS to CHI)

Your Austin to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Austin to Chicago is $702.

The average price for non-stop flights from Austin to Chicago is $155.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Austin to Chicago.

Nonstop Flight Details from Austin to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:00 18:00
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 20:15 20:15
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:00 17:14

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Austin to Chicago (AUS to CHI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Austin to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Austin to Chicago is $140.

The average price for round trip flights from Austin to Chicago is $624.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $154
Dallas - Ft Worth to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $134
San Antonio to Chicago American, Alaska, United $283
Killeen to Chicago American, Alaska, United $368
San Angelo to Chicago American, Alaska $414
Waco to Chicago American, Alaska $422
Corpus Christi to Chicago American, United $300
Tyler to Chicago American, Alaska $364
College Station to Chicago American, Alaska, United $402
Abilene to Chicago American, Alaska $302
Dallas - Ft Worth to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $114
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $263
Dallas - Ft Worth to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $118
Dallas - Ft Worth to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $117
Houston to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $118
Houston to Milwaukee American, United $372
Dallas - Ft Worth to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Dallas - Ft Worth to St Louis American, Alaska, United $209
Dallas - Ft Worth to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $144
Dallas - Ft Worth to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $99
Houston to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $213
Dallas - Ft Worth to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $139
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $177
Dallas - Ft Worth to Houston American, United $177
Dallas - Ft Worth to Indianapolis American, United $249
Dallas - Ft Worth to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Dallas - Ft Worth to Louisville American, United $353
Dallas - Ft Worth to Madison American, Alaska, United $418
Dallas - Ft Worth to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $119
Dallas - Ft Worth to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77

Airlines Flying from Austin to Chicago (AUS to CHI) Number of flights searched: 196Last modified: May 27, 2016 12:43 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Austin to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Austin to Chicago.

Austin to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Austin and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Austin to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: The average Austin to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Austin and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Austin to Chicago is 977 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: There are 59 direct flights from Austin to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 47% of the non-stop flights between Austin and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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