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Flights from Austin to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:40 AM

Austin to Chicago Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:40 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Austin to Chicago. Frontier & United frequently offer the best deals on Austin to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
AUSCHI
Fri 10/14
nonstop
CHIAUS
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$97
Select
Frontier
AUSCHI
Fri 10/14
nonstop
CHIAUS
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$97
Select
United
AUSCHI
Fri 10/14
nonstop
CHIAUS
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$135
Select
American
AUSCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
CHIAUS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$142
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Alaska
AUSCHI
Wed 12/7
1 stop
CHIAUS
Wed 12/14
1 stop
$517
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How Much is a Flight from Austin to Chicago?

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 $150.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Austin to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Austin to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Austin to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $137 $251
7-14 days $117 $217
14-21 days $97 $150
21-30 days $107 $150
30-60 days $142 $150
60-90 days $187 $195
90+ days $187 $195

Cheapest Day To Fly from Austin to Chicago

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Austin to Chicago is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$137 $187 $107 $198 $97 $107 $217

Compare Flight Prices from Austin to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Austin to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Austin Chicago Frontier 9/28/16 10/1/16 0 $207
October Austin Chicago Frontier 10/14/16 10/15/16 0 $97
November Austin Chicago American 11/1/16 11/8/16 0 $187
December Austin Chicago American 12/7/16 12/13/16 0 $187
January Austin Chicago American 1/10/17 1/17/17 0 $187
February Austin Chicago American 2/1/17 2/11/17 0 $187
March Austin Chicago United 3/2/17 3/12/17 2 $384
April Austin Chicago American 4/5/17 4/15/17 0 $395

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Austin to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Austin to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$137
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$137 $217
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$217 $172
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$172 $185
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$185 $142
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$142

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Austin to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $267.

The average price for direct flights from Austin to Chicago is $130.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Austin to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 08:00 18:17
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 20:17 20:17
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 06:00 17:20
Southwest 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 06:05 18:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Austin to Chicago

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 $156.

The average price for round trip flights from Austin to Chicago is $227.

Austin to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: The average Austin to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Austin?
Answer: The distance from Austin to Chicago is 972 miles (1,564 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: There are 76 direct flights from Austin to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Austin airlines for direct flights from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 34% of the non-stop flights between Austin and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Austin to Chicago?
Answer: Dallas - Ft Worth, TX

Airlines in Austin flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:40 AMNumber of routes searched: 266Number of itineraries searched: 387,922

Wondering which airlines fly out of Austin to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Austin airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Austin to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United IAH
American DFW
American CLT
Frontier DEN
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
American LAX
American MIA
United IAD
United EWR
United LAS
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
United SFO

Austin to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Austin and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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