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 Thursday 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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

Average price

$137

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$75

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.
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 December

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.

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.

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Austin to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for AUS to CHI flights for May, June
27 Jun - 6 Jul
$276pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$278pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
7 Jun - 9 Jun
$279pp
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 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Austin found for this year
24 Aug - 4 Sep
$193pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
16 Aug - 24 Aug
$220pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
15 Sep - 19 Sep
$222pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Austin

Save time with Austin to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$266pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
8 Aug - 17 Aug
$272pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$278pp
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
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$302pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$324pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Jun - 5 Jul
$345pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

One-way flights to Chicago from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Chicago
2:15 am - 7:46 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 31m
AUS - MDW
Delta
$142
Delta
2:16 pm - 9:52 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
19h 36m
AUS - MDW
Allegiant Air
$145
Kiwi.com
1:35 pm - 5:38 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 03m
AUS - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$147
Kiwi.com

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 42 flights from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago per day from 8 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 United Airlines, American 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 $193, but on average you can expect to pay $240.

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 $320.

Are there last-minute flights available from Austin to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Austin to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Austin to Chicago?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 35 flights from Austin to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 71% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Austin to Chicago?

Airlines like Allegiant Air, Delta, and Spirit Airlines fly from Austin to Chicago in about 5h 31m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 19h 58m. 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 $222. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $236, and Spirit Airlines, from $245.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $75 on Allegiant Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $80 and Delta from $118 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Austin to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $163. While the most popular route (Austin Bergstrom - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $236 on average our data indicates $415 when flying from Austin to Chicago.

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 reliable airlines from Austin to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Austin to Chicago consider choosing Lufthansa (97%), United Airlines (90%) or Scandinavian Airlines (89%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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, Alaska Airlines or Frontier.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 43m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $24 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$46 $128 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$109 $266 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$117 $296 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$192 $357 No cancel fee N/A

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 41% of AUS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of AUS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of AUS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% 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
34 daily flights
Monday
49 daily flights
Tuesday
51 daily flights
Wednesday
46 daily flights
Thursday
49 daily flights
Friday
46 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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