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The best prices from Austin 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)

AUS - CHI
Price
$75 - $209
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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 to Chicago

One-way from

$36

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 20 days early can save you up to 48% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Austin to Chicago for as little as $213 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 $293 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Austin with a flight ticket averaging about $182. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 November, December 2020

The best prices found for AUS to CHI flights for November, December
11 Dec - 20 Jan
$33pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
11 Dec - 19 Jan
$43pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$46pp
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 to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Austin found for next year
11 Dec - 20 Jan
$33pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
11 Dec - 19 Jan
$43pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$46pp
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 Jan - 13 Jan
$25pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$26pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
8 Jan - 10 Jan
$38pp
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
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$46pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$65pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$79pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

One-way flights to Chicago from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Chicago
2:49 am - 5:31 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 42m
AUS - ORD
United Airlines
$36
United
3:33 pm - 3:30 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 57m
AUS - ORD
Frontier
$62
KAYAK
9:02 am - 3:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
6h 57m
AUS - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$68
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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Southwest and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $25, but on average you can expect to pay $45.

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 $108.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 39 flights depart from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 54% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 3% 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 35m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance between Austin and Chicago is about 977 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying 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 $25 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $71. 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 $13. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Austin to Chicago for a low 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 34m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines 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.

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of AUS to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of AUS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of AUS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of AUS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Austin to Chicago
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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