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Chicago to Houston Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Houston

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI HOU Tue, Feb 3 - Tue, Feb 10 $105
CHI HOU Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $105
CHI HOU Wed, Mar 4 - Thu, Mar 12 $115
CHI HOU Thu, Feb 5 - Tue, Feb 10 $182
CHI HOU Wed, Feb 25 - Wed, Mar 4 $224
CHI HOU Sat, Feb 28 - Sat, Mar 7 $226
CHI HOU Tue, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 17 $332

Chicago and Houston airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to HOU

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Asiana Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways
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Airports in Houston TX, US
map of airports in Houston
  • 1

    George Bush Airport (IAH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to IAH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways
    Terminal B US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal C Asiana Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 21 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) United Airlines $125
Earn $1.25
Return Mon, Feb 23 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 11 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $105
Earn $1.05
Return Tue, Feb 17 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 10 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $105
Earn $1.05
Return Tue, Feb 17 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 5 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $150
Earn $1.50
Return Sun, Mar 8 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $105
Earn $1.05
Return Wed, Mar 18 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $105
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 9 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $175
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Return Mon, Apr 13 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 9 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $175
Earn $1.75
Return Mon, Apr 13 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Chicago to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Apr 18 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines $175
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Return Sat, Apr 25 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines
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Plan Your Trip from Chicago to Houston

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Houston Airport Information

Travel to Houston cheaply with Orbitz.com, which will help you book low-cost flights to Houston, regardless of whether you are using United Airlines, Frontier or Delta. Houston Intercontinental Airport boasts five long runways and is 23 miles from downtown Houston. It is accessible via the Sam Houston Toll Road, 1-45, Highway 59 and the Hardy Toll Road. The J.F. Kennedy Boulevard and Will Clayton Parkway lead to its two entrances. There are five passenger terminals, with terminal E serving continental flights, D serving international flights and C being exclusively for United Airlines.

Transportation Services at Houston Airports

Parking lots, garages and cell-phone lots are available at IAH. Five minutes away from JFK Boulevard is the Consolidated Rental Car facility, which houses car-rental agencies sharing a common bus system. In addition to low-cost flights to Houston, Orbitz.com will help you organize cheap transport services via taxi, limo, shuttles, courtesy vans or METRO transportation. You can get to downtown Houston in 30 minutes.

Houston Weather Information

Make your travel arrangements with Orbitz.com between April and November. This is peak season, during which you will find a myriad of attractions, although fall sometimes brings hurricanes. For cheap vacations, book flights to Houston from December to February.

Houston's Major Attractions

Houston Galleria, Bayou Place, Johnson Space Center and the Houston Zoo are among the most popular places in Houston. There are many seasonal attractions during the period between April and November, such as the Kemah Rock the Dock concerts and the Miller Outdoor Theater performances. The cheapest time to visit is between the winter months of December and February. Orbitz.com has numerous cheap deals for flights to Houston.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Houston

    • 12 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Houston today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 50m.
    • United Airlines flight 1524 (1:41 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Houston.
    • United Airlines flight 1487 (11:15 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Houston.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Houston (American Airlines flight 4243, Embraer 175) takes 2h 34m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Houston (United Airlines flight 1185, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 59m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Houston on Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA4243 ORD 9:30 PM IAH 12:04 AM E75 2hr 34min
US Airways US4243 ORD 9:30 PM IAH 12:04 AM E75 2hr 34min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4231/AA1805 ORD 3:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM E75/319 9hr 5min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4231/US1805 ORD 3:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM E75/319 9hr 5min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1142/AA1805 ORD 6:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM 738/319 6hr 5min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1142/US1805 ORD 6:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM 738/319 6hr 5min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2010/AA1805 ORD 6:25 PM IAH 12:05 AM 757/319 5hr 40min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2010/US1805 ORD 6:25 PM IAH 12:05 AM 757/319 5hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/American Airlines DL912/AA1805 ORD 2:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM M88/319 10hr 5min
Delta Air Lines/US Airways DL912/US1805 ORD 2:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM M88/319 10hr 5min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA6127/AA1805 ORD 6:03 PM IAH 12:05 AM ERJ/319 6hr 2min
United Airlines/US Airways UA6127/US1805 ORD 6:03 PM IAH 12:05 AM ERJ/319 6hr 2min
US Airways/American Airlines US4231/AA1805 ORD 3:00 PM IAH 12:05 AM E75/319 9hr 5min