Cheap flights from Houston to O'Hare Intl (IAH - ORD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to O'Hare Intl (ORD)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to ORD flight in 2022: compare Houston to O'Hare Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in O'Hare Intl.
IAH - ORD
Price
$70 - $173
ORD
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
ORD
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Average price

$132

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$70

From Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (IAH - ORD)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $135.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from Houston average $130. You can even find prices in August for less than $130, as users have found deals to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from as low as $48. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from Houston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 29%.

Cheap flights from Houston to O'Hare Intl in May, June 2022

The best prices found for IAH to ORD flights for May, June
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$160pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$161pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$163pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to O'Hare Intl 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to O'Hare Intl from Houston found for this year
16 Aug - 27 Aug
$150pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$160pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$161pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to O'Hare Intl from Houston

Save time with Houston to O'Hare Intl direct flight deals
16 Aug - 27 Aug
$150pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$160pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$161pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to O'Hare Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to O'Hare Intl from Houston, departing today and this week
24 May - 8 Jun
$188pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
25 May - 7 Jun
$194pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
24 May - 7 Jun
$206pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to O'Hare Intl from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to O'Hare Intl
1:59 pm - 7:52 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 53m
IAH - ORD
American Airlines
9:40 am - 5:07 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 27m
HOU - ORD
Delta
$118
Delta
4:59 pm - 7:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 38m
IAH - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$134
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> to <span class="emphasized">O'Hare Intl</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to O'Hare Intl

Which airlines flying from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $150, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is less than $174.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 67 flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 12% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 21% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 42% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

There are many flights that can get you from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in 2h 52m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 930 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($150), offers the cheapest pricing from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $75. Users have also found prices from $109 and $117 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport.

What are the most reliable airlines from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are Republic Airways (100%), ANA (94%) and Japan Airlines (93%).

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

While on average a flight from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is generally $314, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $35. When looking at the most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $160 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for O'Hare Intl (ORD)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to O'Hare Intl from Houston?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago O'Hare Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Houston need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago O'Hare Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from O'Hare Intl?

Returning to Houston from Chicago O'Hare Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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Alternative routes for Houston to O'Hare Intl

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for O'Hare Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to O'Hare Intl.
Flight duration from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 46m
Average temperature for May in O'Hare Intl
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in O'Hare Intl
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Chicago

Top 4 airlines flying from Houston to Chicago O'Hare Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to O'Hare Intl choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$16 $23 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$42 $134 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$78 $246 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$78 $198 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to O'Hare Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards O'Hare Intl.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of IAH to ORD departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of IAH to ORD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of IAH to ORD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of IAH to ORD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to O'Hare Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to O'Hare Intl.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights