Cheap flights from Austin to Chicago (AUS - CHI)

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The best prices from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best AUS to CHI flight in 2021: compare Austin to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
AUS - CHI
Price
$75 - $209
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$75

From Austin Bergstrom to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$60

One-way flight from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Austin to Chicago?

To save on the cost of your flight from Austin to Chicago, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 6% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $135 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $149.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Austin to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

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

Users have found that flying from Austin to Chicago on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Austin. Prices for August average $136 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $41. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 53% on your journey compared to booking in August

Cheap flights from Austin to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for AUS to CHI flights for October, November
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$66pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$70pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$72pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Austin Bergstrom to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Austin found for this year
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$66pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$70pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$72pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Austin

Save time with Austin to Chicago direct flight deals
6 Nov - 6 Nov
$112pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$113pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Dec - 14 Dec
$117pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Last minute flights from Austin to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Austin, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$66pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$70pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$72pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

One-way flights to Chicago from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Chicago
1:30 am - 4:17 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 47m
AUS - ORD
American Airlines
4:50 pm - 4:12 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 22m
AUS - RFD
Multiple Airlines
$65
FareScan
12:20 pm - 3:53 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
27h 33m
AUS - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$73
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Austin</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Austin to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Austin to Chicago?

If you book a flight to Chicago from Austin, you will be flying from Austin Bergstrom, which is the city’s only airport. Austin Bergstrom (AUS) is located 7.5 mi from the center of Austin. There are 39 flights from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago per day from 7 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Austin to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $87.

Are there nonstop flights from Austin to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Austin to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Austin to Chicago is less than $179.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Austin to Chicago?

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

How many flights depart from Austin to Chicago on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 28 flights from Austin to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 61% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 39% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Austin to Chicago?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Austin to Chicago in about 12h 14m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . The distance between Austin and Chicago is about 983 mi.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Austin to Chicago round-trip from $72. This flight start at 46% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Austin to Chicago?

Before booking your flight from Austin to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most popular routes from Austin to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from Austin to Chicago are Austin Bergstrom - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Austin Bergstrom - Chicago Midway and Austin Bergstrom - Chicago Greater Rockford.

What are the cheapest flights from Austin to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $47. While the most popular route (Austin Bergstrom - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $72 on average our data indicates $544 when flying from Austin to Chicago

What are the most reliable airlines from Austin to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Austin to Chicago consider choosing Aer Lingus (95%), Iberia (95%) or ANA (94%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Austin?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Austin Bergstrom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Austin Bergstrom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Austin Bergstrom are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Austin from Chicago?

Returning to Austin Bergstrom from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Austin Bergstrom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Austin Bergstrom.

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Alternative routes for Austin to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Austin to Chicago.
Flight duration from AUS to Chicago
2h 46m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Austin to Chicago 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
Frontier
$38 $114 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $164 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$59 $216 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$64 $222 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$87 $268 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$240 $405 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Austin to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Austin towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of AUS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of AUS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of AUS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of AUS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Austin to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Austin to Chicago.
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
40 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
41 daily flights
Friday
43 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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