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The best prices from Chicago to Houston are usually found in February or January, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

$250
$210
$170
$122
Price
$122 - $224
Temperature
59 - 86 °F
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $224 Price for this month
Cheapest price $122 From Chicago to Houston

Cheap flights from Chicago to Houston in December 2019

The best prices found for ORD to IAH flights for December
17 Dec - 26 Dec
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Dec - 7 Jan
$99pp
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 to Houston 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Chicago found for this year
14 Jan - 15 Jan
$65pp
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 Jan - 16 Jan
$66pp
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
15 Jan - 28 Jan
$67pp
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 Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Houston direct flight deals
7 Jan - 14 Jan
$65pp
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 Jan - 16 Jan
$66pp
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
23 Jan - 27 Jan
$71pp
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 Chicago to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Chicago, departing today and this week
17 Dec - 26 Dec
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$138pp
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

Alternative routes for Chicago to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Houston
Flight duration
2h 44m
Average temperature for December in Houston
62.6 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Houston

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Houston
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
40 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
41 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
35 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Houston flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Houston

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Houston?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago to Houston George Bush Intcntl was viewed by 269 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

When booking remember that flights Chicago to Houston are typically delayed by 16min. so prepare as needed.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

65,823,214 passengers can be comfortably seated on when flying from Chicago to Houston George Bush Intcntl on average per day.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights check up on current rates for Southwest Airlines Co.. Southwest Airlines Co. offers the cheapest flight to Chicago to Houston. Flight availability can sometimes range however expect there to be 202 flights on average per day.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Houston take?

A typical nonstop flight can take about 3 hours, covering about 578 miles.

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

Per day, 108 flights depart from Chicago to Houston George Bush Intcntl on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 31% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Houston is hotter than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

What airports serve Chicago to Houston flights?

The airports that serve flights from Chicago to Huston are limited when it comes to Chicago. Two airports will serve flights out to Houston, with those two being Chicago Midway International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Both airports serve flights from Chicago to Houston. Houston has an array of airports to choose from as well, two being William P. Hobby Airport which is Houston’s oldest commercial airport, and George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Huston?

Airlines that are available to fly directly from Chicago to Houston is limited to mostly American Airlines. American Airlines has a majority of flights from Chicago to Houston when choosing to fly from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport. Flights from Chicago Midway International to George Bush Intercontinental Airport are mostly handled by Delta Airlines, with the most flights available being with Delta.

What are the stopover options between Chicago to Houston?

Stopover options vary from flights and airports chosen, with flights from Chicago Midway International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport, having one stopover in a variety of locations such as Detroit, Atlanta, and Minneapolis. The flight times can range from 4h 48m-6h 50m. With flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport, there is typically one stopover in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport which is another airport located in Texas, with flight times ranging from 4h 28m-4h 46m.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Chicago to Houston?

Because Chicago and Houston are both within the United States, flights from one to the other would be considered as domestic and for US Citizens a visa would not be required in order to fly from each state. What would be required is a form of photo identification such as a passport or a valid driver’s license in order to board any flight from Chicago to Houston, if no form of identification available, travelers will not be allowed onto the aircraft.