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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston, TX, United States - CHI to HOU Last modified: May 29, 2016 6:57 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Houston Last modified: May 29, 2016 6:57 AM

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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 $222
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $154
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $154
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $193
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $193
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $193

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Houston (CHI to HOU)?

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 $176.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Houston (CHI to HOU)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Houston

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $311 $294
7-14 days $242 $226
14-21 days $207 $220
21-30 days $182 $195
30-60 days $174 $187
60-90 days $154 $167
90+ days $157 $167

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Houston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$179 $154 $154 $167 $157 $157 $260

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Houston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Chicago Houston Spirit 6/21/16 6/25/16 0 $182
July Chicago Houston Spirit 7/13/16 7/20/16 0 $174
August Chicago Houston Spirit 8/23/16 8/30/16 0 $154
September Chicago Houston Spirit 9/2/16 9/5/16 0 $157
October Chicago Houston Spirit 10/6/16 10/10/16 0 $157
November Chicago Houston American 11/14/16 11/21/16 0 $321
December Chicago Houston American 12/14/16 12/18/16 1 $347
January Chicago Houston American 1/6/17 1/14/17 0 $385

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

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 Houston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$207
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$207 $257
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$257 $207
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$207 $207
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$207 $207
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$207
TIPSave $47 by flying into Austin instead of Houston from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Houston (CHI to HOU)

Your Chicago to Houston 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 Houston is $256.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Houston is $193.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Houston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 07:35 20:56
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:40 19:00
United 11 11 11 10 12 9 11 05:00 21:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Houston (CHI to HOU)

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 $81.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Houston is $193.

Chicago to Houston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: The average Chicago to Houston flight time is 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Houston?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Houston is 925 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: There are 113 direct flights from Chicago to Houston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Houston (CHI to HOU) Number of flights searched: 285Last modified: May 29, 2016 6:57 AM

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

Chicago to Houston
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 MSP X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $179
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United $117
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to San Antonio American, United $283
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to New Orleans American, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $138

Cheap Domestic Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Houston American, United $287
Milwaukee to Houston American, Frontier, United $334
Grand Rapids to Houston American, United $341
Peoria to Houston American, United $366
Moline to Houston American, United $342
Madison to Houston American, Alaska, United $370
Green Bay to Houston American, United $570
Kalamazoo to Houston American, United $372
Ft Wayne to Houston American, United $365
Bloomington - Normal to Houston American $335
Springfield to Houston American, United $392
Lansing to Houston American, Alaska, United $374
Appleton to Houston United $427
Toledo to Houston American $492
South Bend to Houston American, United $597
Champaign to Houston American $407
Dubuque to Houston American $481
Indianapolis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $249
Milwaukee to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Frontier, United $88
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston, TX, United States, from $154 Round trip from CHI to HOU