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

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The best prices from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl are usually found in August or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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

IAH - ORD
Price
$74 - $198
ORD
Temperature
35.6 - 86 °F
ORD
Rainfall
1.5 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

One-way from

$35

One-way flight 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Houston with a flight ticket averaging about $135. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl (IAH - ORD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 39% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in October, November 2020

The best prices found for IAH to ORD flights for October, November
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$63pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$67pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Houston found for this year
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$63pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$67pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Houston

Save time with Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl direct flight deals
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$69pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
5 Nov - 12 Nov
$71pp
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
20 Nov - 26 Nov
$72pp
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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Houston, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$71pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$73pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago-O'Hare Intl from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl
11:15 am - 1:44 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
2h 29m
IAH - ORD
Major Airline
$35
StudentUniverse
11:05 am - 1:45 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 40m
IAH - ORD
United Airlines
$65
United
2:55 pm - 7:54 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 59m
IAH - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl 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 Houston and Chicago-O'Hare Intl 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Chicago O'Hare Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Chicago O'Hare Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Chicago O'Hare Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $63, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl is less than $84.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 36 flights depart from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Chicago O'Hare Intl per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 31% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 61% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 8% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Houston or Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Houston is typically greater than that of Chicago-O'Hare Intl. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Chicago-O'Hare Intl?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago-O'Hare Intl is typically hotter than in Houston. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

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

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier fly from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl in about 2h 28m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 55m. There are 930 mi between Houston and Chicago-O'Hare Intl. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl round-trip from $63. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $68, and United Airlines, from $69. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 51% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $34. Major Airline flights start at $35 while deals on Spirit Airlines start at $36 one-way.

Alternative routes for Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Destination information for Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl
Flight duration
2h 40m
Average temperature for October in Chicago-O'Hare Intl
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago-O'Hare Intl
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Chicago

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of IAH to ORD departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of IAH to ORD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of IAH to ORD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of IAH to ORD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Chicago-O'Hare Intl
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
30 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
27 daily flights
Thursday
31 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights
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