Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to Houston (ORD - IAH)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
O'Hare Intl (ORD) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to IAH flight in 2021: compare O'Hare Intl to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
ORD - HO1
Price
$70 - $188
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$70

From Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

To save up to 21% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston from $128 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $164 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $136 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $37. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston (ORD - HO1)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston as you normally would.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ORD to IAH flights for September, October
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Oct - 5 Oct
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from O'Hare Intl found for this year
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Oct - 5 Oct
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Houston from O'Hare Intl

Save time with O'Hare Intl to Houston direct flight deals
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Oct - 5 Oct
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Sep - 29 Sep
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Houston from Chicago O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from O'Hare Intl to Houston
2:00 am - 4:51 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 51m
ORD - IAH
United Airlines
$49
United
10:05 am - 4:00 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 55m
ORD - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$53
Kiwi.com
1:25 am - 8:18 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
30h 53m
ORD - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$62
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">O'Hare Intl</span> to <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to Houston

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston 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 Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and Houston 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $53, but on average you can expect to pay $63.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston is less than $65.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston on average per day?

Per day, 24 flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston in 3h 03m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 930 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $53. You may be able to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for 57% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

When booking a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston are Envoy Air (95%), Avianca (91%) and LOT (86%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

On average you can expect to pay $509 for a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston. The cheapest flight overall is $48 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Houston George Bush Intcntl) is currently priced at $53.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from O'Hare Intl?

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

Most visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Houston.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to O'Hare Intl from Houston?

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl from Houston

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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Alternative routes for O'Hare Intl to Houston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from O'Hare Intl to Houston.
Flight duration from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston
2h 50m
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from O'Hare Intl to Houston 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
United Airlines
$48 $222 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$48 $306 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $160 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$87 $148 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from O'Hare Intl to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from O'Hare Intl towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of ORD to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of ORD to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of ORD to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of ORD to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from O'Hare Intl to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from O'Hare Intl to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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