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Cheap Flights from Houston to Chicago, IL, United States - HOU to CHI Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 7:07 PM

Popular flights from Houston to Chicago Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 7:07 PM

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.

United
HOUCHI
Wed 7/20
nonstop
CHIHOU
Wed 7/27
nonstop
$177
Select
United
HOUCHI
Tue 9/20
nonstop
CHIHOU
Fri 9/23
nonstop
$177
Select
American
HOUCHI
Wed 9/14
nonstop
CHIHOU
Sat 9/17
nonstop
$197
Select
Spirit
HOUCHI
Wed 7/13
nonstop
CHIHOU
Wed 7/20
nonstop
$207
Select
Spirit
HOUCHI
Wed 7/20
nonstop
CHIHOU
Wed 7/27
nonstop
$207
Select
Spirit
HOUCHI
Tue 8/2
nonstop
CHIHOU
Tue 8/9
nonstop
$207
Select
Spirit
HOUCHI
Wed 8/3
nonstop
CHIHOU
Tue 8/9
nonstop
$207
Select
Spirit
HOUCHI
Wed 8/3
nonstop
CHIHOU
Wed 8/10
nonstop
$207
Select
Frontier
HOUCHI
Sat 7/30
1 stop
CHIHOU
Sat 8/6
1 stop
$416
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Alaska
HOUCHI
Fri 7/29
1 stop
CHIHOU
Fri 8/5
1 stop
$843
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Houston to Chicago (HOU to CHI)?

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 $199.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Houston to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $327 $340
7-14 days $207 $220
14-21 days $177 $220
21-30 days $177 $220
30-60 days $207 $220
60-90 days $177 $220
90+ days $207 $220

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$207 $177 $177 $207 $207 $207 $207

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Houston to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Houston Chicago United 6/30/16 7/3/16 1 $539
July Houston Chicago United 7/20/16 7/27/16 0 $177
August Houston Chicago Spirit 8/2/16 8/9/16 0 $207
September Houston Chicago United 9/20/16 9/23/16 0 $177
October Houston Chicago Spirit 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $207
November Houston Chicago Spirit 11/3/16 11/6/16 0 $207
December Houston Chicago Spirit 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $207
January Houston Chicago Spirit 1/22/17 1/27/17 0 $207

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

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 Houston to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$412
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$412 $312
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$312 $272
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$272 $277
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$277 $242
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$242

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

Your Houston to Chicago 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 Houston to Chicago is $584.

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

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Houston to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 08:12 17:20
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 18:49
United 11 11 11 11 11 8 10 05:00 19:44

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

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 $179.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Chicago is $545.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $163
San Antonio to Chicago American, United $283
Killeen to Chicago American, Alaska, United $304
Waco to Chicago American, Alaska $275
Lake Charles to Chicago American, United $372
Corpus Christi to Chicago American, United $300
Tyler to Chicago American, Alaska Check Dates
College Station to Chicago American, Alaska, United $338
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $249
Houston to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Houston to Milwaukee American, United $358
Houston to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $213
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $177
Houston to Indianapolis American, United $287
Austin to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $297
Austin to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $193
San Antonio to Milwaukee American, Frontier, United $323
Houston to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $167
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $177
Houston to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $167
Houston to South Bend American, United $409
Houston to Madison American, Frontier, United $362
Houston to Grand Rapids American, United $321
Houston to St Louis American, Alaska, United $301
Houston to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $105
Austin to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $129
San Antonio to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $139
Houston to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $412
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $127
Houston to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $167

Airports for Your Route

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

Houston to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: The average Houston to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 47 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Houston and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Houston to Chicago is 925 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: There are 115 direct flights from Houston to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Houston to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Houston and Chicago.
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