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Houston to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Houston to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HOU CHI Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $105
HOU CHI Wed, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 17 $105
HOU CHI Tue, Mar 17 - Thu, Mar 19 $167
HOU CHI Sat, Feb 14 - Sun, Feb 15 $177
HOU CHI Thu, Mar 5 - Tue, Mar 10 $182
HOU CHI Tue, Feb 24 - Wed, Mar 4 $287
HOU CHI Mon, Mar 2 - Thu, Mar 19 $458

Houston and Chicago airports and terminals

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 IAH to CHI

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

    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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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 HOU to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 26 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $125
Earn $1.25
Return Mon, Mar 2 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 24 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $105
Earn $1.05
Return Wed, Mar 4 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $105
Earn $1.05
Return Wed, Feb 25 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 6 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $155
Earn $1.55
Return Mon, Mar 9 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Houston to Chicago

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

Best one-week trip in March from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 3 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $105
Earn $1.05
Return Tue, Mar 10 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) United Airlines
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 10 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $175
Earn $1.75
Return Mon, Apr 13 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 30 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $175
Earn $1.75
Return Tue, May 5 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Apr 1 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $175
Earn $1.75
Return Wed, Apr 8 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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Find Cheap Flights from Houston to Chicago

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.

Houston Airport Parking

Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.

Ground Transportation in Houston

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.

Airport Dining Facilities

George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Houston to Chicago

    • 14 direct flights are operating from Houston to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 35m.
    • American Airlines flight 4280 (12:01 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Chicago.
    • American Airlines flight 4344 (1:42 PM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's latest available flight from Houston to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4344, Embraer 175) takes 2h 28m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Chicago (United Airlines flight 606, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 44m.
    • Flights from George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Houston to Chicago on Sun, Feb 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Spirit Airlines NK200 IAH 6:21 AM ORD 8:53 AM 319 2hr 32min
United Airlines UA1638 IAH 7:10 AM ORD 9:47 AM 739 2hr 37min
American Airlines/US Airways AA944/US2332 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 9:55 AM M80/319 3hr 56min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA944/AA2332 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 9:55 AM M80/319 3hr 56min
US Airways/US Airways US944/US2332 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 9:55 AM M80/319 3hr 56min
US Airways/American Airlines US944/AA2332 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 9:55 AM M80/319 3hr 56min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA944/AA2334 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 11:04 AM M80/763 5hr 5min
American Airlines/US Airways AA944/US2334 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 11:04 AM M80/763 5hr 5min
US Airways/American Airlines US944/AA2334 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 11:04 AM M80/763 5hr 5min
US Airways/US Airways US944/US2334 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 11:04 AM M80/763 5hr 5min
United Airlines UA1403 IAH 9:20 AM ORD 11:59 AM 739 2hr 39min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA944/AA2301 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 12:03 PM M80/M80 6hr 4min
American Airlines/US Airways AA944/US2301 HOU 5:59 AM ORD 12:03 PM M80/M80 6hr 4min