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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)

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

$116

Average for round-trip flights in January 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 31%.

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 36% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Galveston to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for HOU to CHI flights for January, February
23 Jan - 23 Jan
$169pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
13 Feb - 15 Feb
$175pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$176pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

Galveston to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Galveston found for this year
23 Jan - 23 Jan
$169pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
16 Mar - 23 Mar
$174pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
13 Feb - 15 Feb
$175pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
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
28 Jan - 28 Jan
$169pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$175pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$176pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

One-way flights to Chicago from Galveston

The cheapest one-way flights from Galveston to Chicago
1:00 am - 7:41 am
Delta
2 Stops
6h 41m
HOU - ORD
Delta
$183
Delta
5:06 pm - 6:14 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
49h 08m
HOU - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$187
CheapFlights
12:40 pm - 5:25 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 45m
HOU - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Galveston to Chicago 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Houston Hobby to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 American Airlines for just $169, but on average you can expect to pay $204.

Are there nonstop flights from Galveston to Chicago for under $200 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 12+ open flights from Galveston to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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 37m. Fly via American Airlines, Delta, or Allegiant Air 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 $169. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $177, and Allegiant Air, from $280.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $88. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and Allegiant Air, as they are both options that can get you from Galveston to Chicago for a low price.

Alternative routes for Galveston to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Galveston to Chicago
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of HOU to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of HOU to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 14% of HOU to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of HOU to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Galveston to Chicago
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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