Cheap flights from Austin (AUS) to Chicago (CHI)

AUS — CHI
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2023: compare Austin to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

AUS - CHI

Price

$237 - $403

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$237From Austin Bergstrom to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$86One-way flight from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago (CHI)

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

Users have found that flying from Austin to Chicago on a Saturday 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.

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 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $380 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $476.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Austin. Prices for February average $335 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $184. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 20% on your journey compared to booking in June

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 in the evening could potentially save you up to 34% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Austin to Chicago in February, March 2023

The best prices found for AUS to CHI flights for February, March
Feb 8 - Feb 22
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 44m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

8h 51m
$120

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 15 - Feb 21
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

10h 52m
$121

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 15 - Feb 25
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

8h 51m
$130

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Austin to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Austin found for this year
Feb 8 - Feb 22
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 44m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

8h 51m
$120

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 15 - Feb 21
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

10h 52m
$121

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 15 - Feb 25
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

8h 51m
$130

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Austin to Chicago

Feb 9 - Feb 11
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

6h 53m
$130

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 4 - Mar 7
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

8h 21m
$131

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Feb 9 - Feb 13
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

16h 26m
$137

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

  • If you’re traveling from Austin to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Austin to Chicago flights are typically 39% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $337.21 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $163. When traveling from Austin to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Austin Bergstrom Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Austin to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 29% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Austin to Chicago

Feb 15 - Feb 21
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 44m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

10h 52m
$155

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Apr 21 - Apr 24
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 53m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

12h 07m
$166

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 15 - Feb 23
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 44m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

10h 39m
$169

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Austin to Chicago is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $405.70 RT. This price is typically 38% cheaper than other airlines that offer Austin to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $163. Austin Bergstrom Airport is the most common Austin airport to take off from when flying to Chicago. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Chicago. When flying from Austin to Chicago, Frontier flights are 25% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Austin

Save time with Austin to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 1 - Mar 8
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

Nonstop

2h 52m
$263

Undisclosed Carrier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 1 - Mar 7
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

Nonstop

2h 56m
$266

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 2
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

Nonstop

3h 00m
$281

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Last minute flights from Austin to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Austin, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Feb 22
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 44m
MDW

Chicago Midway

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

8h 51m
$120

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 9 - Feb 11
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

6h 53m
$130

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 9 - Feb 13
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AUS

Austin Bergstrom

1 stop

16h 26m
$137

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Chicago from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Chicago
Feb 8
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 44m
$43

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 8
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 30m
$59

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 8
AUS

Austin Bergstrom

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 04m
$60

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews

Comfort

6.9

Entertainment

5.6

Overall

7.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

6.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Short flight from DC to Nashville. No food ordered. Plane was not full at all. No one around me. Smooth flight. Polite staff. Arrived early.

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews

Comfort

6.9

Entertainment

5.6

Overall

7.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

6.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Short flight from DC to Nashville. No food ordered. Plane was not full at all. No one around me. Smooth flight. Polite staff. Arrived early.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews

Comfort

6.9

Entertainment

5.6

Overall

7.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

6.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Short flight from DC to Nashville. No food ordered. Plane was not full at all. No one around me. Smooth flight. Polite staff. Arrived early.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews

Comfort

6.9

Entertainment

5.6

Overall

7.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

6.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Short flight from DC to Nashville. No food ordered. Plane was not full at all. No one around me. Smooth flight. Polite staff. Arrived early.

Related info for your journey

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

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 32 flights from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago per day from 6 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, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Austin to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Austin to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $121, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

Are there nonstop flights from Austin to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Austin to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Austin to Chicago is less than $321.

Are there last-minute flights available from Austin to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Austin to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Austin to Chicago?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 11 flights from Austin to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 27% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 9% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 64% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Austin to Chicago?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Frontier fly from Austin to Chicago in about 9h 29m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 15m. The distance between Austin and Chicago is about 983 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Austin to Chicago round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Austin to Chicago round-trip from $131. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. These flights start at 60% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 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: American Airlines, Juneyao Airlines or Spirit Airlines.

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 Republic Airways (100%), Royal Jordanian (91%) or Japan Airlines (90%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Austin to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $133. While the most popular route (Austin Bergstrom - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $130 on average our data indicates $1,733 when flying from Austin to Chicago.

Alternative routes for Austin to Chicago

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Top 5 airlines flying from Austin 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$16Average$24FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$129Average$227FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$163Average$337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$163Average$406FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$253Average$602FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Austin to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Austin to Chicago
22%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
26%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
50%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
2%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday20daily flights
Monday44daily flights
Tuesday40daily flights
Wednesday45daily flights
Thursday38daily flights
Friday36daily flights
Saturday7daily flights
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