Cheap flights from Texas (TX) to Chicago (CHI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Texas to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHI flight in 2021: compare Texas to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Texas to Chicago (TX - CHI)?

When flying from Texas to Chicago, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Texas with a flight ticket averaging about $130. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Texas to Chicago at least 61 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Texas to Chicago for as little as $135 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 $154 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Texas to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Texas to CHI flights for October, November
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$37pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$45pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Texas to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Texas found for this year
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$37pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Dec - 26 Jan
$40pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$45pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Texas

Save time with Texas to Chicago direct flight deals
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$37pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Dec - 26 Jan
$40pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Jan - 19 Jan
$42pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Texas to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Texas, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$52pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Oct - 28 Oct
$54pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$55pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Chicago from Texas

The cheapest one-way flights from Texas to Chicago
10:46 am - 1:33 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 47m
IAH - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$18
FlyFar
10:46 am - 1:23 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 37m
IAH - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$19
FlyFar
2:20 pm - 4:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 39m
IAH - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$20
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Flight FAQs

From Texas to Chicago

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Texas to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Texas to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Texas to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $37, but on average you can expect to pay $51.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Texas to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Texas to Chicago is less than $51.

Are there last-minute flights available from Texas to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Texas to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Texas to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

25 flight departures from Texas to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 48% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 16% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Texas to Chicago?

Departing from Texas to Chicago will take you 2h 37m. The distance from Texas to Chicago is about 806 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the most popular routes from Texas to Chicago?

While some choose either Houston Hobby - Chicago O'Hare Intl or Dallas/Fort Worth - Chicago Midway, Dallas/Fort Worth - Chicago O'Hare Intl is the most popular route from Texas to Chicago.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Texas to Chicago?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Texas to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Texas to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Texas to Chicago are Cathay Pacific (100%), Turkish Airlines (95%) and Aer Lingus (90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Texas to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Texas to Chicago? While on average our users pay $407, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $42. The most popular route (Dallas/Fort Worth - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $52.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Texas?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Texas need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Texas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Texas are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Texas from Chicago?

Returning to Texas from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Texas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Texas.

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Departure points for flights from Texas to Chicago

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Texas to Chicago.
Flight duration from Texas to Chicago
2h 39m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing

Brownsville (BRO)
College Station (CLL)
Corpus Christi (CRP)
Del Rio Intl (DRT)
El Paso (ELP)

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Texas to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Texas 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 $182 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$48 $251 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$48 $232 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $176 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$77 $310 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$134 $375 No cancel fee 63%
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