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Chicago to Houston Last modified: May 21, 2022 12:59 -04:00

We've scanned 48,876 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Houston. Spirit & !! frequently offer the best deals to Houston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIHOU
Thu 7/7
2 stops
HOUCHI
Sun 7/10
2 stops
$172
!!
CHIHOU
Thu 9/1
1 stop
HOUCHI
Wed 9/7
1 stop
$261
United
CHIHOU
Fri 7/1
nonstop
HOUCHI
Tue 7/5
nonstop
$368
JetBlue
CHIHOU
Fri 5/27
4 stops
HOUCHI
Tue 5/31
4 stops
$504
British Airways
CHIHOU
Fri 5/27
3 stops
HOUCHI
Sun 5/29
3 stops
$557
Frontier
CHIHOU
Thu 8/11
2 stops
HOUCHI
Sun 8/14
2 stops
$728

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 $321.

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 think 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 $201 $504
7-14 days $198 $262
14-21 days $453 $351
21-30 days $301 $361
30-60 days $181 $172
60-90 days $301 $728
90+ days $220 $261

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Houston

We've examined 55,396 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 Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$399$361$371$301$256$241$313

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
May Chicago Houston !! 5/27/22 5/31/22 1 $497
June Chicago Houston Spirit 6/17/22 7/3/22 0 $256
July Chicago Houston Spirit 7/7/22 7/10/22 0 $361
August Chicago Houston Frontier 8/11/22 8/14/22 2 $728
September Chicago Houston Spirit 9/1/22 9/7/22 0 $220
October Chicago Houston Frontier 10/1/22 10/3/22 2 $458
September Chicago Houston Spirit 9/10/22 9/18/22 0 $178
October Chicago Houston 00 10/6/22 10/8/22 0 $378

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$557
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$557 $453
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$453 $453
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$453
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$301
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$301

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 $411.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Houston is $256.

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 2 4 02:35 14:15
United 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 01:00 16:05

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 $341.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Houston is $376.

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 43 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 95 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 72% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Houston.

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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