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Cheap flights from Austin to Chicago (AUS - CHI)

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The best prices from Austin to Chicago are usually found in September or October, booked 23 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)

AUS - CHI
Price
$137 - $244
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in January High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from $137 From Austin to Chicago
One-way from $23 One-way flight from Austin to Chicago
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 Austin to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 51% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Austin to Chicago at least 37 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 37 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Austin to Chicago for as little as $177 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $177 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Austin to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Austin to Chicago in August, September 2020

The best prices found for AUS to CHI flights for August, September
25 Jul - 29 Jul
$32pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$33pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
24 Jul - 27 Jul
$34pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Austin to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Austin found for this year
25 Jul - 29 Jul
$32pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$33pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
24 Jul - 27 Jul
$34pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Austin

Save time with Austin to Chicago direct flight deals
25 Jul - 1 Aug
$32pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$33pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
24 Jul - 2 Aug
$34pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit 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
25 Jul - 1 Aug
$32pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$33pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
24 Jul - 2 Aug
$34pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

One-way flights to Chicago from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Chicago
10:55 am - 1:39 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
2h 44m
AUS - ORD
Major Airline
$23
StudentUniverse
2:15 pm - 4:34 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 19m
AUS - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$55
Kiwi.com
4:45 am - 3:04 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 19m
AUS - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$60
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Austin to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Austin to Chicago 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 Austin and Chicago 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 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 $32, but on average you can expect to pay $42.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Austin to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Austin to Chicago is less than $46.

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?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Austin weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 97 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Austin. 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 Austin to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Austin to Chicago in 2h 47m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance between Austin and Chicago is about 983 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Austin to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $32 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 81% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $16. Check flights for Major Airline, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Austin to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Austin to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 45m
Average temperature for August in Chicago
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Austin to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of AUS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of AUS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of AUS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of AUS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Austin to Chicago
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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