Cheap flights from Chicago to Houston

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Houston (IAH)
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Flight information for Chicago to Houston
(CHI to HOU)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Houston
Best Price Found $36 The best flight deal from Chicago to Houston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $36
Fastest flight time 2h 38m The fastest flight from Chicago to Houston takes 2h 38m.
Direct flights None There are no direct flights from Chicago to Houston. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Chicago Midway - Houston Hobby and Chicago O'Hare Intl - Houston Hobby.
Airports in Houston 2 airports There are 2 airports near Houston: Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH), Houston Hobby (HOU)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Houston

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Houston?
August
The cheapest time of year to fly to Houston from Chicago is August. Most expensive is December
What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Houston?
Wednesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Monday
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Houston?
in the evening
Chicago to Houston flights are approximately 22% more expensive at noon than in the evening
What is the cheapest airline that flies to Houston from Chicago?
Delta
Delta, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Houston
What is the cheapest Chicago to Houston flight route?
Chicago O'Hare Intl - Houston Hobby
Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston Hobby for the best Chicago - Houston flight prices
How far in advance should you book Chicago to Houston flights?
19 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Houston is approximately 19 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Houston

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Houston by changing tabs
American Airlines
Mar 28
4h 24m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 24m
1 stop
5:54 am
Houston Hobby
Apr 2
4:15 pm
Houston Hobby
4h 46m
1 stop
9:01 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
May 3
4h 51m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 51m
1 stop
9:51 am
Houston Hobby
May 3
12:40 pm
Houston Hobby
4h 45m
1 stop
5:25 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Feb 12
5h 09m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5h 09m
1 stop
5:09 pm
Houston Hobby
Feb 14
1:15 pm
Houston Hobby
4h 54m
1 stop
6:09 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Houston

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Houston, view some of our deals below provided by Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Delta
Delta
Feb 1
5h 30m
Chicago Midway
5h 30m
1 stop
5:45 pm
Houston Hobby
Delta
Feb 26
5h 30m
Chicago Midway
5h 30m
1 stop
5:45 pm
Houston Hobby
Delta
Jan 29
6h 00m
Chicago Midway
6h 00m
1 stop
6:15 pm
Houston Hobby

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Houston

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Houston with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $48
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.0
7.4

Boarding

6.9

Comfort

7.7

Crew

6.5

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Cons: Delayed flight

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $48
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Pros: Kind staff. Nice, newer aircraft

Cons: Copilot was changed/ not on time and delayed the flight by half an hour. Also, sat beside a man who was far too large to be in a single seat with hygiene issues he clearly was unaware of. Made the 3 hr flight very uncomfortable.

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $59
Free Cancellation
Rating
5.6
6.1

Boarding

5.4

Comfort

6.5

Crew

4.6

Entertainment

4.7

Food

Reviews

Pros: Easy check-in

Cons: Charge for carry-on

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $87
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.1

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

8.5

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Cons: Cleanliness

1 / 10

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Houston Hobby have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

Many airlines have put safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Delta. Many airlines flying from Chicago to Houston Hobby are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and are provided to travelers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

Are airlines flying from Chicago to Houston Hobby offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby, such as Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.


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