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Fares from $18 One Way, $35 Round Trip from Chicago to Austin

Prices starting at $35 for return flights and $18 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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Flights from Chicago to Austin - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Austin?

You can travel directly from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Austin, TX Airport (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), so kiss those time-consuming flight connections goodbye. Enjoy a hassle-free journey on one of the 4 airlines that'll take you straight to your destination. Your options include:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Austin?

It can take just 2 hours and 38 minutes to travel from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Austin, TX Airport (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.). Buckle up and enjoy the ride, because you'll be coming in to land before you know it.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Austin most frequently?

These are the carriers that have the most frequent flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Austin, TX Airport (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.). Reserve your seat with one of the following and discover why they are passenger favorites: United Airlines - (UA) with 81 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 56 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 14 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 8 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Austin

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeAUS
Distance977 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, JAL, Air Canada, Frontier Airlines, Aer Lingus, SAS, ANA, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival2:59PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:30AM 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


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 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

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, 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

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 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

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