Flights from Houston to Chicago

Search and find cheap flights from Houston to Chicago (United States, North America)
Search and find cheap flights from Houston to Chicago (United States, North America)

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Expect to pay
214 USD for flights from Houston to Chicago leaving on 4/11/2017 and returning on 5/5/2017
Low 77 USD
214 USD
High 398 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Houston — Chicago is approximately 60 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on Houston to Chicago flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Houston is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
Houston to Chicago flights are currently cheapest between April and May.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Houston to Chicago with either Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+13%
Delta Air Lines
+15%
Southwest Airlines
+29%
Major US Carrier
+30%
Frontier Airlines
+39%
American Airlines
+47%
Best time to fly
Houston to Chicago flights are approximately 5% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly G.Bush Intercont - Midway for the best Houston to Chicago flight prices saving up to 3% on average.
G.Bush Intercont - Midway tends to be 3% cheaper than Houston - O'Hare Intl.
We scan 41 sites offering flights from Houston to Chicago to find all the best options.
Impact on price
G.Bush Intercont-Midway
+0%
G.Bush Intercont-O'Hare Intl
+1%
Houston-Midway
+12%
Houston-O'Hare Intl
+13%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Houston to Chicago all week with a flight time of 2 hours 26 minutes.
Direct flights available: 372 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are G.Bush Intercont - Detroit Metro - Midway, G.Bush Intercont - Saint Paul Intl - Midway and G.Bush Intercont - Detroit Metro - O'Hare Intl.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Houston to Chicago include Detroit Metro, Saint Paul Intl and Dallas Ft Worth.
Direct flights available on
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Houston
Return trip
Mar 1 - Mar 29
80 USD
Spirit
HOU HOU
2h 37min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU
Return trip
Mar 1 - Mar 5
96 USD
OmegaTravelUS
HOU HOU
2h 40min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 43min
Direct
HOU HOU
Return trip
Mar 1 - Mar 3
150 USD
OneTwoTripUS
HOU HOU
2h 25min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 45min
Direct
HOU HOU

Go right away

Last minute flights from Houston to Chicago
Return trip
Mar 2 - Mar 6
161 USD
CFEDreamsUS
HOU HOU
2h 37min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU
Return trip
Mar 2 - Mar 5
167 USD
CFEDreamsUS
HOU HOU
2h 43min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU
Return trip
Mar 3 - Mar 5
167 USD
CFEDreamsUS
HOU HOU
2h 40min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Houston to Chicago
Return trip
Mar 15 - Mar 20
205 USD
FlyFarUS
HOU HOU
2h 37min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU
Return trip
Mar 16 - Mar 19
218 USD
OmegaTravelUS
HOU HOU
2h 37min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 53min
Direct
HOU HOU
Return trip
Mar 15 - Mar 24
222 USD
CFEDreamsUS
HOU HOU
2h 37min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Houston
Return trip
Mar 1 - Mar 8
80 USD
Spirit
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU
HOU HOU
2h 37min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 1 - Mar 27
112 USD
MyHolidaysINT
CHI CHI
2h 40min
Direct
HOU HOU
HOU HOU
2h 20min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 1 - Mar 6
134 USD
FlyFarUS
CHI CHI
2h 47min
Direct
HOU HOU
HOU HOU
6h 56min
1 stop
CHI CHI

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So what's it going to cost once you're in Chicago

Compare the costs of everyday items in Houston and Chicago
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Houston
3.86 USD
-3%
Chicago
3.98 USD
Cappuccino is 3% more expensive in Chicago than Houston
MEAL
Inexpensive
Houston
14.98 USD
%
Chicago
14.98 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Houston
MILK
1 liter
Houston
3.01 USD
2%
Chicago
2.95 USD
Milk is 1.8% cheaper in Chicago than Houston
BUS
One-way ticket
Houston
1.25 USD
-80%
Chicago
2.24 USD
Bus is 80% more expensive in Chicago than Houston
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Houston
10.98 USD
-9%
Chicago
11.99 USD
movie theater is 9.2% more expensive in Chicago than Houston
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