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Flights from Houston to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:34 AM

Houston to Chicago Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:34 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Houston to Chicago. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals on Houston to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
HOUCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHIHOU
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$75
Select
Spirit
HOUCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHIHOU
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$75
Select
United
HOUCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHIHOU
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$129
Select
United
HOUCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHIHOU
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$129
Select
United
HOUCHI
Wed 10/26
nonstop
CHIHOU
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$129
Select
American
HOUCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHIHOU
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$169
Select
American
HOUCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHIHOU
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$169
Select
Frontier
HOUCHI
Thu 11/17
1 stop
CHIHOU
Sat 12/3
1 stop
$378
Select

How Much is a Flight from Houston to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $86.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Houston to Chicago?

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 Houston to Chicago 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 Houston to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $81 $127
7-14 days $75 $127
14-21 days $81 $127
21-30 days $75 $127
30-60 days $81 $127
60-90 days $81 $201
90+ days $86 $157

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to Chicago

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Houston to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$91 $75 $81 $86 $91 $86 $91

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Houston Chicago Spirit 9/29/16 10/5/16 0 $230
October Houston Chicago Spirit 10/11/16 10/11/16 0 $75
November Houston Chicago Spirit 11/9/16 11/15/16 0 $81
December Houston Chicago Spirit 12/6/16 12/13/16 0 $81
January Houston Chicago Spirit 1/11/17 1/14/17 0 $86
February Houston Chicago Spirit 2/7/17 2/9/17 0 $148
March Houston Chicago American 3/4/17 3/14/17 1 $350
April Houston Chicago American 4/5/17 4/17/17 0 $345

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Houston to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$367
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$367 $147
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$147 $94
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$94 $119
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$119 $86
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$86

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Houston to Chicago

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 Houston to Chicago is $233.

The average price for direct flights from Houston to Chicago is $127.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Houston to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:15 16:45
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 15:28
United 11 10 11 11 11 7 11 05:10 19:15
Southwest 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 06:10 21:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Houston to Chicago

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 Houston to Chicago. 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 Houston to Chicago is $128.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Chicago is $192.

Houston to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: The average Houston to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Houston?
Answer: The distance from Houston to Chicago is 925 miles (1,488 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: There are 154 direct flights from Houston to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Houston airlines for direct flights from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 46% of the non-stop flights between Houston and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: Dallas - Ft Worth, TX

Airlines in Houston flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:34 AMNumber of routes searched: 226Number of itineraries searched: 1,132,768

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

Houston to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American -
American CLT
Frontier DEN
American MIA
American LAX
United MSY
Delta SLC
United AUS
United MCI
United CLE
Alaska SEA
United JAN

Houston to Chicago Airports

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