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Fares from $52 One Way, $103 Round Trip from Houston to Chicago

Prices starting at $103 for return flights and $52 for one-way flights to Chicago 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 Houston to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Chicago?

Buckle your seat belt and enjoy a worry-free flight with one of the 3 airlines that fly straight from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Here's a list of respected carriers to book with:

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

The journey from Houston to Chicago can be as fast as 2 hours and 38 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not take off on a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from Houston to Chicago most frequently?

The carriers that fly the most frequently between Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This popular option offers 186 flights on the route each month. American Airlines (AA) also services the route from Houston to Chicago. It's another great option and has 57 flights monthly.

Route Information for Flights from Houston to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeHOU
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance925 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, LOT - Polish Airlines, Austrian, Aer Lingus, SAS, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival1:29PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:50AM UTC

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.