Hobby

Cheap flights from Chicago to Houston (CHI - HOU)

The best prices from Chicago to Houston Hobby are usually found in August or July, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago to Hobby

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to HOU flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Hobby flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Hobby.

CHI - HOU

Price

$88 - $205

HOU

Temperature

53.6 - 84.2 °F

HOU

Precipitation

3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Average price

$125

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$88

From Chicago (CHI) to Houston Hobby

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston Hobby Airport.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 21% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $128, or $164 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston Hobby Airport from Chicago. 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 to Houston Hobby Airport (CHI - HOU)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Hobby in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to HOU flights for January, February
Feb 19 - Feb 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

7h 51m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 06m
$146

Delta

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 29 - Jan 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 57m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 56m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 9 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 39m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
$161

Delta

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Deal found 1/23/22

Chicago to Hobby 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Hobby from Chicago found for this year
Apr 5 - Apr 11
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 16m
HOU

Houston Hobby

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 59m
$146

Delta

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 19 - Feb 26
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

7h 51m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 45m
$146

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 29 - Jan 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 57m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 56m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Non-stop flights to Hobby from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Hobby direct flight deals
Feb 25 - Feb 26
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

Nonstop

2h 50m
HOU

Houston Hobby

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 25m
$208

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 19 - Feb 26
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

Nonstop

2h 50m
HOU

Houston Hobby

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 25m
$233

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 18 - Feb 26
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

Nonstop

2h 50m
HOU

Houston Hobby

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 25m
$273

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Hobby

Late deals on return flights to Hobby from Chicago, departing today and this week
Jan 29 - Jan 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 57m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 56m
$156

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 2 - Feb 5
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 39m
HOU

Houston Hobby

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 05m
$176

Delta

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Deal found 1/23/22

Jan 30 - Feb 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 00m
HOU

Houston Hobby

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 14m
$176

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

One-way flights to Houston Hobby from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Hobby
Feb 27
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

13h 32m
$67

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 27
MDW

Chicago Midway

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

13h 32m
$68

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

5h 45m
$73

Delta

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Deal found 1/23/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Chicago to Houston Hobby have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $169.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport is less than $238.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport for under $200?

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport round-trip?

Delta, at $146, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Allegiant Air.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport one-way?

$67 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Allegiant Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and American Airlines, with prices starting from $73 and $78, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Houston Hobby Airport is $16. On average you can expect to pay $287. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Houston Hobby), can usually be booked for $57.

Can I fly to Houston Hobby from Chicago right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Houston Hobby.

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

Can I fly back to Chicago from Houston Hobby?

Returning to Chicago from Houston Hobby

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston Hobby must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

Alternative routes for Chicago to Hobby

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Hobby

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Hobby choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$48
Average$216
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$48
Average$177
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$59
Average$187
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$87
Average$261
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Hobby

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Hobby
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
52%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Hobby

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Hobby
Sunday13daily flights
Monday13daily flights
Tuesday9daily flights
Wednesday9daily flights
Thursday13daily flights
Friday13daily flights
Saturday5daily flights