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Flights from Chicago to Houston, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:09 -04:00

Chicago to Houston Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:09 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Houston. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Houston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIHOU
Tue 10/11
nonstop
HOUCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIHOU
Wed 10/12
nonstop
HOUCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIHOU
Tue 10/18
nonstop
HOUCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIHOU
Wed 10/19
nonstop
HOUCHI
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIHOU
Tue 10/25
nonstop
HOUCHI
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$81
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United
CHIHOU
Sat 11/5
nonstop
HOUCHI
Sat 11/12
nonstop
$81
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American
CHIHOU
Mon 1/23
nonstop
HOUCHI
Fri 2/3
nonstop
$117
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Frontier
CHIHOU
Wed 10/19
1 stop
HOUCHI
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$386
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Houston?

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 $90.

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 thinking 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?

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 $119 $157
7-14 days $81 $127
14-21 days $81 $127
21-30 days $81 $127
30-60 days $81 $127
60-90 days $81 $196
90+ days $117 $149

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Houston

We've examined 25,112,504,041 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 Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$91 $81 $81 $86 $91 $81 $119

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Houston 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 Houston flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Chicago Houston Spirit 10/11/16 10/18/16 0 $81
November Chicago Houston Spirit 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $81
December Chicago Houston Spirit 12/7/16 12/14/16 0 $81
January Chicago Houston American 1/23/17 2/3/17 0 $117
February Chicago Houston Spirit 2/2/17 2/5/17 0 $147
March Chicago Houston Spirit 3/11/17 3/15/17 0 $257
April Chicago Houston Spirit 4/28/17 5/3/17 0 $144
May Chicago Houston Spirit 5/10/17 5/17/17 0 $197

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Houston

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$119
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$119 $140
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$140 $86
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$86 $86
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$86 $91
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$91

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Houston

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 $222.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Houston is $141.

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 07:30 20:20
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:30 21:00
United 11 10 11 11 11 9 10 05:15 21:15
Southwest 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 06:50 19:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Houston

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 $168.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Houston is $189.

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 40 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 154 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 46% 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 - Ft Worth, TX

Airlines in Chicago flying to Houston Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:09 -04:00Number of routes searched: 217Number of itineraries searched: 849,520

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 BNA
American BOS
Alaska LAX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta CVG
Delta SLC
Frontier DEN
Spirit MSP
United ABQ
United ASE
United ATL
United AUS

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 Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $97
Flights from Chicago to Austin American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $102
Flights from Chicago to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit, United $80
Flights from Chicago to San Antonio American, Delta, United $287
Flights from Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $80
Flights from Chicago to New Orleans American, Delta, Spirit $81
Flights from Chicago to Miami American, Delta, Frontier, United $77
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