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The best prices from Chicago to Houston are usually found in October or September, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

CHI - IAH
Price
$125 - $203
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F
Popular in December High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Average price $169 Average for round-trip flights in March 2020
Round-trip from $125 From Chicago to Houston

Cheap flights from Chicago to Houston in April 2020

The best prices found for ORD to IAH flights for April
6 Apr - 11 Apr
$35pp
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
10 Apr - 12 Apr
$38pp
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 Apr - 26 Apr
$43pp
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
30 Apr - 5 May
$35pp
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
29 Apr - 3 May
$40pp
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
6 May - 16 May
$43pp
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
27 Mar - 26 Apr
$35pp
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
10 Apr - 13 Apr
$38pp
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 Apr - 29 Apr
$43pp
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
27 Mar - 26 Apr
$35pp
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
1 Apr - 5 Apr
$38pp
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
26 Mar - 29 Mar
$49pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Houston
4:00 pm - 6:56 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 56m
ORD - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$18
Spirit
4:00 pm - 6:56 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 56m
ORD - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$23
Kiwi.com
2:15 am - 5:10 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 55m
ORD - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$26
Kiwi.com

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 46m
Average temperature for March in Houston
66.2 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airports servicing Houston

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Houston
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
30 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
47 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
45 daily flights
Saturday
28 daily flights

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago 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 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 to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $35, but on average you can expect to pay $38.

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

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Chicago to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Houston is less than $38.

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

There are currently just 3 open flights from Chicago to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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 276 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.

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, 224 flights depart from Chicago to Houston George Bush Intcntl on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 28% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 43% 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.