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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Austin, TX, United States - CHI to AUS Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:52 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Austin Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:52 AM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 12, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $986
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $117
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $128
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $128
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $128
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $128
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $128
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $148

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Austin, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $163.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Austin 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 Chicago to Austin

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $216 $349
7-14 days $128 $247
14-21 days $128 $262
21-30 days $128 $265
30-60 days $179 $292
60-90 days $117 $251
90+ days $164 $251

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Austin

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$128 $117 $128 $244 $128 $128 $263

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Austin

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Austin Frontier 5/28/16 6/3/16 1 $350
June Chicago Austin Frontier 6/4/16 6/10/16 0 $128
July Chicago Austin American 7/16/16 7/23/16 0 $179
August Chicago Austin American 8/16/16 8/20/16 0 $117
September Chicago Austin Frontier 9/7/16 9/12/16 0 $164
October Chicago Austin Frontier 10/5/16 10/8/16 0 $164
November Chicago Austin American 11/1/16 11/13/16 0 $329
December Chicago Austin American 12/10/16 12/13/16 0 $339

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

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 Chicago to Austin.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$216
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$216 $128
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$128 $128
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$128 $190
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$190 $309
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$309

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

Your Chicago to Austin 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 Chicago to Austin is $708.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Austin is $154.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Austin
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 07:15 20:10
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 16:35 16:35
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:55 19:32

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

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 Chicago to Austin. 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 Chicago to Austin is $76.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Austin is $627.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United $360
Milwaukee to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United $300
Madison to Austin American, Alaska, United $369
Green Bay to Austin American, Alaska, United $372
Grand Rapids to Austin American, Alaska, United $324
Peoria to Austin American, United $372
Moline to Austin American, Alaska, United $372
Ft Wayne to Austin American, Alaska, United $369
Lansing to Austin American, Alaska, United $466
Appleton to Austin United $372
South Bend to Austin American, United $446
Bloomington - Normal to Austin American $409
Dubuque to Austin American $582
Kalamazoo to Austin American, United $372
Toledo to Austin American $372
Champaign to Austin American $472
Springfield to Austin American, United $442
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to San Antonio American, United $277
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $160
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Indianapolis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $225
Milwaukee to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Frontier, United $118
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $106
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $160
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $207

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Austin (CHI to AUS) Number of flights searched: 218Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:52 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Austin 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 Chicago to Austin.

Chicago to Austin
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X
Frontier DEN 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 HOU X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Chicago to Austin Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: The average Chicago to Austin flight time is 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Austin?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Austin is 977 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: There are 58 direct flights from Chicago to Austin.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: American Airlines provides 46% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Austin.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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