Cheap flights from Houston to Chicago

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

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Houston to Chicago
Best Price Found $36 The best flight deal from Houston to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $36
Fastest flight time 2h 20m The fastest flight from Houston to Chicago takes 2h 20m.
Direct flights None There are no direct flights from Houston to Chicago. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Houston Hobby - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Houston Hobby - Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby - Chicago Greater Rockford.
Airports in Chicago 3 airports There are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Houston to Chicago

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 Houston to Chicago?
August
The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Houston is August. Most expensive is December
What is the cheapest day to depart Houston for Chicago?
Tuesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Friday
When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Chicago?
in the evening
Houston to Chicago flights are approximately 36% more expensive at noon than in the evening
What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from Houston?
Delta
Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Houston to Chicago
What is the cheapest Houston to Chicago flight route?
Houston Hobby - Chicago O'Hare Intl
Fly from Houston Hobby to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best Houston - Chicago flight prices
How far in advance should you book Houston to Chicago flights?
60 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Houston to Chicago is approximately 60 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Houston to Chicago

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 Houston to Chicago by changing tabs
American Airlines
Mar 6
4h 30m
Houston Hobby
4h 30m
1 stop
1:48 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 8
8:20 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 15m
1 stop
12:35 pm
Houston Hobby
Multiple Airlines
Mar 21
4h 45m
Houston Hobby
4h 45m
1 stop
7:50 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 31
9:00 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 52m
1 stop
1:52 pm
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
Feb 4
4h 37m
Houston Hobby
4h 37m
1 stop
6:07 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 4
8:00 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5h 15m
1 stop
1:15 pm
Houston Hobby

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from Houston to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines and Delta
American Airlines
Jan 30
4h 23m
Houston Hobby
4h 23m
1 stop
11:52 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Jan 31
4h 23m
Houston Hobby
4h 23m
1 stop
11:52 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Feb 15
4h 28m
Houston Hobby
4h 28m
1 stop
9:54 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Houston to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Houston to Chicago with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
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: Good seats and very clear

1 / 10
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

Pros: The crew was great. Trent was outstanding

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $56
Free Cancellation
Rating
5.6
6.1

Boarding

5.4

Comfort

6.5

Crew

4.6

Entertainment

4.7

Food

Reviews

Pros: Some of the staff members were friendly.

Cons: Flights were not on time and cancelled. We ended up not traveling at all due to the issues with the airline.

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: Nothing

1 / 10
Southwest
PriceFrom $134
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.4
8.7

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

9.0

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Blocking middle seats was a critical requirement. Otherwise, we wouldn't have flown. Seat rows seemed to have very good leg room.

1 / 10

Which airlines flying from Houston Hobby to Chicago 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. Usage of HEPA filters, scheduled sanitation, enhanced cleaning of aircrafts, pre-flight testing, and mask policies are some of the implemented practices made by airlines to help keep you safe as you depart from Houston Hobby to Chicago. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Houston Hobby to Chicago are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines.


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