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Flights from Chicago to Houston, United States

Chicago to Houston Last modified: Apr 27, 2017 1:35 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 17,351,303,455 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Houston. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals to Houston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIHOU
Wed 5/3
nonstop
HOUCHI
Sat 5/6
nonstop
United
CHIHOU
Wed 5/3
nonstop
HOUCHI
Tue 5/9
nonstop
American
CHIHOU
Wed 5/3
nonstop
HOUCHI
Tue 5/9
nonstop
$175

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Houston? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Houston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $117.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Houston 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 Houston? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $81 $182
7-14 days $81 $182
14-21 days $103 $203
21-30 days $81 $182
30-60 days $217 $261
60-90 days $218 $266
90+ days $217 $251

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Houston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 17,367,816,148 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Houston is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$173$136$81$93$97$81$156

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Houston by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Houston flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Chicago Houston United 4/29/17 5/10/17 0 $161
May Chicago Houston Spirit 5/3/17 5/6/17 0 $81
June Chicago Houston United 6/1/17 6/5/17 0 $219
July Chicago Houston American 7/13/17 7/25/17 0 $218
August Chicago Houston United 8/9/17 8/15/17 0 $217
September Chicago Houston Spirit 9/12/17 9/21/17 0 $229
October Chicago Houston Spirit 10/13/17 10/15/17 0 $219
November Chicago Houston American 11/30/17 12/3/17 0 $399

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Houston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$81
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$81 $123
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$123 $81
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$81 $239
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$239 $219
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$219

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Houston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Houston is $291.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Houston is $248.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Houston - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 07:35 20:05
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:31 19:03
United 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 05:15 21:15
Major Airlines 6 6 6 6 6 5 7 07:00 22:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Houston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Houston. 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 Houston is $140.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Houston is $238.

Chicago to Houston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: The average Chicago to Houston flight time is 2 hours and 47 minutes.
Question: How far is Houston from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Houston is 925 miles (1,488 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: There are 152 direct flights from Chicago to Houston.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: Dallas, TX

Airlines in Chicago flying to Houston Last modified: Apr 27, 2017 1:35 -04:00Number of routes searched: 260Number of itineraries searched: 846,816

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Houston? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Houston. 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 Houston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Spirit -
United -
American DFW
American LIT
American BOS
American BWI
Alaska LAX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines SLC
Frontier DEN
Spirit DEN
Spirit LAX
Spirit MSP
Spirit TPA
United ATL
United AUS
United BNA
United BOS

Chicago to Houston Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Houston. 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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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston