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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston, TX, United States - CHI to HOU

Popular flights from Chicago to Houston

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $127
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $298
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $94
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $94
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 $83

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 $103.

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 $132 $240
7-14 days $87 $198
14-21 days $84 $190
21-30 days $97 $190
30-60 days $83 $191
60-90 days $83 $164
90+ days $143 $164

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
$117 $83 $84 $113 $118 $94 $114

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
February Chicago Houston United 2/23/16 3/1/16 0 $87
March Chicago Houston United 3/2/16 3/8/16 0 $84
April Chicago Houston United 4/12/16 4/19/16 0 $83
May Chicago Houston United 5/10/16 5/17/16 0 $87
June Chicago Houston Spirit 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $157
July Chicago Houston Spirit 7/6/16 7/19/16 0 $247
August Chicago Houston Spirit 8/20/16 8/28/16 0 $217
September Chicago Houston Spirit 9/17/16 9/18/16 0 $150

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$132
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$132 $94
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$94 $97
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$97 $113
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$113 $207
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$207

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 $213.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Houston is $119.

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 4 5 3 4 07:49 21:25
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:28 20:45
United 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 05:00 21:15

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 $97.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Houston is $163.

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 49 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 116 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 64% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Houston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Houston (CHI to HOU)

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
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DAL 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, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $90
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $76
Chicago to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United $144
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to San Antonio American, United $266
Chicago to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to New Orleans American, Alaska, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Miami American, Frontier, United $102

Cheap Domestic Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Houston American, United $280
Milwaukee to Houston American, Frontier, United $324
Grand Rapids to Houston American, United $379
Peoria to Houston American, United $356
Moline to Houston American, Alaska, United $322
Madison to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $270
Green Bay to Houston American, United $436
Kalamazoo to Houston American, United $452
Ft Wayne to Houston American, United $365
Bloomington - Normal to Houston American $322
Springfield to Houston American, United $362
Lansing to Houston United $399
Appleton to Houston United $437
Toledo to Houston American $369
South Bend to Houston United $322
Champaign to Houston American, United $361
Dubuque to Houston American $366
Indianapolis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $231
Milwaukee to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United $148
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston, TX, United States, from $83 Round trip from CHI to HOU