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Airfares from $43 One Way, $86 Round Trip from Chicago to Austin

Prices starting at $86 for return flights and $43 for one-way flights to Austin were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Austin

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeAUS
Distance977 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Iberia, ANA, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival2:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:48AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 16, 2020

Everything was great until I had to wait 35 minutes for the baggage to come down. Extremely excessive wait time for a plane not even filled at half of its capacity.

Feb 13, 2020

Paid extra for leg room No leg room

Feb 6, 2020

I hate that you have to pay extra to pick your seat. I guess I’m just old fashioned

Jan 3, 2020

Seats way too small

Dec 23, 2019

My only complaint is my luggage was damaged. I have to go back to the airport to file a claim.

Nov 28, 2019

Good and quick service overall

Nov 23, 2019

The direct tv didn’t work. But otherwise all good!

Nov 10, 2019

Perfect

Sep 18, 2019

Seats could be more comfortable

Aug 15, 2019

Went as expected from Orbits, perfecto

Traveling from Chicago to Austin

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.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is the major airport that serves visitors and residents of the capital city of Texas. The airport offers nonstop service to 39 locations, including Chicago, New York City, and San Francisco. For more information on Austin-Bergstrom International, or to find cheap flights to Austin, travelers should visit Orbitz.com.

Transportation at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International offers a wide selection of limousine services, charters, shuttles, and taxis for busy air travelers. Visitors should know that there is a minimum taxi fare of $12.85, which includes an airport surcharge of $1.00. People can also rent their own car at one of nine car-rental agencies. To find a good deal on a rental car, visitors should make reservations on Orbitz.com before traveling. For visitors interested in taking public transportation, there is also a bus route that travels to the airport.

Austin Weather Conditions

Weather in Austin is usually temperate, with an average temperature around 68°F. Winters are often mild, with an average high of 62°F in January. However, summers in Austin are warmer than most areas of the country, with an average high of 97°F in August.

Major Attractions in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas, is known as the live music capital of the world, so there are many restaurants, bars, and clubs that offer a variety of music, ranging from the blues to electronica. Austin also hosts several music festivals each year, including Austin City Limits, SXSW, and the Texas Rock Fest. Hotels fill early when a music festival is in town, so visitors should make hotel reservations while they book cheap flights to Austin on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Chicago to Austin - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Austin?

Yes, a flight straight from ORD to AUS is possible. No less than 7 airlines offer nonstop services on this route, which means you can select the one that works with your travel plans. Browse the fares with these popular carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
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  • United Airlines
  • United Airlines
What airlines fly from Chicago to Austin most frequently?

The following airlines operate the most flights from Chicago to Austin. Book a seat with one of these quality carriers: American Airlines - (AA) with 143 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 143 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 143 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 143 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 143 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 143 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Austin?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Austin have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Austin with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Austin without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.