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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 Wed, Sep 3 - Sat, Sep 6 $163
HOU CHI Sat, Sep 6 - Sun, Sep 7 $295
HOU CHI Sat, Sep 20 - Tue, Sep 23 $322
HOU CHI Fri, Oct 3 - Sun, Oct 5 $326
HOU CHI Tue, Aug 12 - Tue, Aug 19 $327
HOU CHI Sat, Aug 23 - Mon, Aug 25 $340
HOU CHI Sat, Aug 23 - Mon, Aug 25 $360
HOU CHI Fri, Oct 24 - Sat, Oct 25 $420
HOU CHI Fri, Aug 1 - Tue, Aug 5 $750
HOU CHI Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 1 $1,427

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, 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
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, US Airways
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Cheap flights from Houston to Chicago

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Chicago Airport Hotels

Hotel only $139

Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport

4 stars
3.9 / 5 165 reviews

O'Hare International Airport Map

Park & Fly - Includes up to 3 nights valet parking

...This O'Hare airport hotel is located in Terminal 2 and is within walking distance to all O'Hare Airport's domestic terminals.... More

Hotel only $137

Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHICAGO-MIDWAY AIRPORT

3 stars
4.1 / 5 68 reviews

6500 SOUTH CICERO AVE Map

Exceptional Hotel Near Chicago Midway Airport Searching for hotels near the best sights in downtown Chicago?... More

Hotel only $144

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport

3 stars
3.6 / 5 22 reviews

6530 S. Cicero Avenue Map

...Advance Purchase Rate online!The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport in Chicago is located on the Midway Hotel Center campus just two blocks south of the Chicago Midway Airport and the... More

Hotel only $135

Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 30 reviews

6540 S. Cicero Ave. Map

...And no matter what time your flight got in or is going out, we're here to pick you up or drop you off.... land here and let your vacation take off...welcome to the Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway... More

Hotel only $179

Chicago Marriott Midway

3 stars
3.6 / 5 11 reviews

6520 South Cicero Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

...WiFi-equipped guest rooms at our Chicago Midway Airport hotel are recently renovated and offer soundproof windows, 32" flat-screen TVs and room service.... Perfect for business travel and... More

Hotel only $99

Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 147 reviews

6501 N. Mannheim Road Map

Save 40% on your stay

...Complimentary shuttle service to and from O'Hare Airport is available 24 hours a day.... Our all-suite hotel is conveniently located minutes from O'Hare International Airport, Donald E. Stephens... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 22 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $233
Earn $2.33
Return Sat, Aug 23 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 23 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $213
Earn $2.13
Return Wed, Aug 27 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 16 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $253
Earn $2.53
Return Sat, Aug 23 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 6 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $188
Earn $1.88
Return Sun, Sep 7 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 3 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $163
Earn $1.63
Return Sat, Sep 6 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 2 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $178
Earn $1.78
Return Sat, Oct 4 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 1 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $163
Earn $1.63
Return Sat, Oct 4 Chicago (ORD) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Houston to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 Houston (IAH) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $183
Earn $1.83
Return Tue, Oct 21 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 40m.
    • American Airlines flight 4280 (1:05 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Chicago.
    • United Airlines flight 1485 (3:16 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Houston to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4313, Embraer 175) takes 2h 30m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4280, Embraer 175) takes 2h 45m.
    • Flights from George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Houston and Chicago

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger US Airways, United Airlines
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 767-400 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Embraer 170 United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-300 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines, US Airways
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 American Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A320 United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Embraer 175 American Airlines, US Airways