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Flights from Chicago to Austin, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:10 -04:00

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Chicago to Austin Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:10 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Austin. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Austin flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
CHIAUS
Sat 10/15
nonstop
AUSCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$92
Select
American
CHIAUS
Wed 10/26
nonstop
AUSCHI
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$97
Select
United
CHIAUS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
AUSCHI
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$100
Select
Alaska
CHIAUS
Thu 12/1
1 stop
AUSCHI
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$519
Select

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Austin?

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 $124.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Austin?

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 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 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 Chicago to Austin?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $187 $257
7-14 days $155 $161
14-21 days $92 $108
21-30 days $97 $108
30-60 days $103 $111
60-90 days $103 $111
90+ days $103 $111

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Austin

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Austin is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$104 $100 $97 $154 $155 $92 $164

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Austin 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 Chicago to Austin flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Austin American 9/30/16 10/1/16 0 $345
October Chicago Austin Frontier 10/15/16 10/19/16 0 $92
November Chicago Austin United 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $103
December Chicago Austin United 12/7/16 12/13/16 0 $103
January Chicago Austin American 1/4/17 1/18/17 0 $103
February Chicago Austin United 2/7/17 2/14/17 0 $103
March Chicago Austin United 3/5/17 3/8/17 1 $172
April Chicago Austin United 4/8/17 4/11/17 1 $388

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Austin

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$314
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$314 $153
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$153 $153
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$153 $142
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$142 $153
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$153

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Austin

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 Chicago to Austin is $263.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Austin is $245.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Austin - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 07:15 20:20
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 16:40 16:40
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 09:00 19:32
Southwest 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:30 19:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Austin

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 $119.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Austin is $247.

Chicago to Austin Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: The average Chicago to Austin flight time is 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How far is Austin from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Austin is 972 miles (1,564 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: There are 76 direct flights from Chicago to Austin.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: American Airlines provides 34% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Austin.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Austin?
Answer: Dallas - Ft Worth, TX

Airlines in Chicago flying to Austin Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:10 -04:00Number of routes searched: 242Number of itineraries searched: 679,669

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Austin? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Austin. 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.

Chicago to Austin
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
United -
American ABQ
American ATL
American BUF
American CLT
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta JFK
Delta SLC
Frontier DEN
United BOS
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
Virgin America SFO

Chicago to Austin Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Austin. 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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