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The best prices from Chicago to Austin are usually found in September or May, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Austin (AUS)

CHI - AUS
Price
$149 - $244
AUS
Temperature
64.4 - 96.8 °F
AUS
Rainfall
1.3 - 4.8 inches
Popular in January High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from Rp 149 From Chicago to Austin
One-way from Rp 58 One-way flight from Chicago to Austin
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Austin?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 43%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Austin?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 42% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 31 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Austin 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $125, or $172 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Austin?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Austin from Chicago. Prices for February average $122 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $72. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Austin (CHI - AUS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Austin is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 38% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Austin in September, October 2020

The best prices found for CHI to AUS flights for September, October
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$40pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$41pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Oct - 10 Oct
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Austin 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Austin from Chicago found for this year
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$26pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$33pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$34pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Austin from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Austin direct flight deals
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$26pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$37pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Nov - 15 Nov
$38pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Austin

Late deals on round-trip flights to Austin from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 7 Oct
$75pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$95pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 7 Oct
$99pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Austin from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Austin
6:00 am - 8:43 am
British Airways
Nonstop
2h 43m
ORD - AUS
British Airways
$58
Travelgenio
4:39 pm - 6:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 26m
ORD - AUS
Multiple Airlines
$114
Kiwi.com
3:20 am - 11:20 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 00m
ORD - AUS
Spirit Airlines
$118
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Austin flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Austin

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Austin due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Austin for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Austin for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Austin for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $26, but on average you can expect to pay $46.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Austin for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Austin under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Austin is less than $57.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Austin for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Austin within the next 7 days for less than $100.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Austin?

With an average temperature of 97 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Austin are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Austin?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Austin in about 2h 53m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 52m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Austin round-trip?

Currently priced at $26, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Austin and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Spirit Airlines is priced at 86% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Austin one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Austin are Spirit Airlines ($20), British Airways ($58), and Delta ($79).

Alternative routes for Chicago to Austin

Destination information for Austin

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Austin
Flight duration
2h 48m
Average temperature for September in Austin
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Austin
2.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Austin

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Austin

Evening 6 PM to midnight 51% of CHI to AUS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% of CHI to AUS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% of CHI to AUS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to AUS departures
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Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Austin
Sunday
23 daily flights
Monday
24 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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