Cheap flights from Galveston to Chicago (HOU - CHI)

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The best prices from Galveston to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Galveston (HOU) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to CHI flight in 2021: compare Galveston to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
HOU - CHI
Price
$79 - $169
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Average price

$117

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$79

From Galveston 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 Galveston to Chicago?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 29%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Galveston to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Galveston average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Galveston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Galveston to Chicago (HOU - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Galveston 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 33% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Galveston to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for HOU to CHI flights for May, June
10 Jun - 13 Jun
$148pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
19 May - 22 May
$159pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$162pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

Galveston to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Galveston found for this year
10 Jun - 13 Jun
$148pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
19 May - 22 May
$159pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$162pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

Last minute flights from Galveston to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Galveston, departing today and this week
22 May - 25 May
$192pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
22 May - 29 May
$216pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
25 May - 25 May
$217pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

One-way flights to Chicago from Galveston

The cheapest one-way flights from Galveston to Chicago
2:30 pm - 8:59 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 29m
HOU - ORD
American Airlines
2:43 pm - 7:34 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 51m
HOU - ORD
Delta
$130
Delta
2:36 pm - 1:10 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
10h 34m
HOU - RFD
Allegiant Air
$142
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Galveston to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from William P. Hobby 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 William P. Hobby 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.

Which airlines flying from Houston Hobby to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

For a flight from Houston to Chicago, you will be flying from Hobby. Houston Hobby (HOU) is just 9.3 mi from the center of the city. Hobby is the only Houston airport and it handles 8 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 6 airlines have flights to Chicago from Houston Hobby on a regular basis.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Galveston to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Galveston to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from William P. Hobby to Chicago?

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

Is William P. Hobby weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 95 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than William P. Hobby's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Galveston to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Galveston to Chicago in 4h 40m. Fly via American Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Galveston to Chicago round-trip from $148. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $174, and Delta, from $177.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Allegiant Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $66. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Galveston to Chicago for a low price.

Alternative routes for Galveston 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 Galveston to Chicago.
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Galveston to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Galveston 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
American Airlines
$48 $179 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $216 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$48 $243 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$87 $265 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$134 $346 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Galveston to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Galveston towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of HOU to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of HOU to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of HOU to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of HOU to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Galveston to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Galveston to Chicago.
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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