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 2022: compare O'Hare Intl to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
ORD - IAH
Price
$70 - $188
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
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

Average price

$113

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$70

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in August are about $136 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $37.

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

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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $128 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $164.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ORD to IAH flights for May, June
7 Jun - 7 Jun
$151pp
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
8 Jun - 8 Jun
$153pp
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
8 Jun - 11 Jun
$163pp
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 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from O'Hare Intl found for this year
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$130pp
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
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$136pp
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
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$141pp
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
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$130pp
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
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$136pp
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
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$141pp
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
3 Jun - 8 Jun
$193pp
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
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$194pp
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
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$196pp
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
3:10 am - 11:08 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 58m
ORD - IAH
United Airlines
$118
United
12:16 pm - 3:12 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
14h 56m
ORD - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$145
Gotogate
1:16 pm - 7:39 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 23m
ORD - HOU
American Airlines

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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 United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $154.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston is less than $156.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 50 flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 56% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% 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 2h 45m. 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 $130.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $72. Users have also found prices from $109 and $117 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

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

On average you can expect to pay $235 for a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Houston. The cheapest flight overall is $54 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Houston Hobby) is currently priced at $141.

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 LOT (97%), Qatar Airways (91%) and SkyWest Airlines (89%).

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.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 46m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °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
Juneyao Airlines
$11 $20 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
$52 $151 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$64 $281 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$78 $215 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from O'Hare Intl to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from O'Hare Intl towards Houston.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 38% of ORD to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% of ORD to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of ORD to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of ORD to IAH departures
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