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The above chart lists Chicago to Houston flights with the US and non-US based airlines. The airfares against flights from Chicago to Houston are based on a recent trend. The fares are likely to change. The airfare comprises of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

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Airports in Chicago

1. O’Hare International Airport

O’Hare International Airport (IATA: ORD, ICAO: KORD), also known as O’Hare Airport, Chicago O’Hare, or simply O’Hare, is an international airport situated 14 miles (23 km) northwest of the Loop business district. O’Hare is the busiest airport in Chicago, Illinois with flights to 228 destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.  The airport is a focus city for Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines.

2. Chicago Midway International Airport

Located eight miles (13 km) from the Loop, Chicago Midway International Airport (IATA: MDW, ICAO: KMDW) is on the southwest side of Chicago. Until the opening of O’Hare International Airport in 1955. Today, Midway is the second-largest airport in Chicago metropolitan area and the state of Illinois, serving 22,027,737 passengers in 2018. The airport is a focus city for Southwest Airlines.

Airports in Houston

1. George Bush Intercontinental Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH) is an international airport located 23 miles (37 km) north of Downtown Houston. The airport is sandwiched between Interstate 45, and Interstate 69/U.S.  IAH is a hub for United Airlines and Atlas Air and a focus city for Spirit Airlines and Volga-Dnepr Airlines. Use the booking engine to check for plane tickets from Houston to Chicago with your preferred airlines.

2. William P. Hobby Airport

William P. Hobby Airport (IATA: HOU, ICAO: KHOU) is an international airport in Houston, Texas, 7 miles (11 km) from downtown Houston. Hobby is Houston’s oldest commercial airport. Until the opening of George Bush Intercontinental Airport in 1969, the airport served as the principal airport.

Nonstop Flights from Chicago to Houston

Looking for the shortest flight to Houston? Spirit, United, and American airlines operate nonstop flights from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to IAH and HOU airports in Houston, Texas.

How Long is the Flight to Houston from Chicago?

Assuming aircraft speed as 500 miles per hour or 804.67 km per hour, we have estimated the flight time from Houston to Chicago.


Flight Distance

Flight Time

Flights from ORD to IAH

925 miles/1489 km

2 hour 03 minutes

Flight from ORD to HOU

945 miles/1520 km

2 hour, 23 minutes

Flight from MDW to IAH

917 miles/1476 km

2 hour, 20 minutes

Flight from MDW to HOU

937 miles/1508 km

2 hour, 04 minutes

How to Book Cheap Flights from Chicago to Houston?

1. Be flexible with airlines

The flight distance and flight time remains constant. But the airfares differ from one airline to another. With multiple airline options open to you, keep your fingers crossed. Compare fares and get a bargain flight ticket to Houston.


2. Skip weekend crowd

To avoid being excessively charged, depart on a mid-weekday from Tuesday through Thursday. The demands for flight tickets soar by the weekends, and so does the fare. Kill the competition by leaving on the weekend.


3. Be flexible with travel dates

Adjust your arrival and departure date with different options and notice the change in fare. You are most likely to find more attractive flight deals by switching dates. Lock a deal that sounds below the average price. Generally, we also help our customers by recommending a flexible date fare, which gets featured on the top of the search result. The flexible date fare might be a connecting flight as well. So pay attention to the flight particulars.


4. Go in low-season

Summer, between June and September, is the low season. The upper temperature floats in the mid-90s °F. The season also witnesses some rain. February to April and October to November are the prime times for tourism in Houston, Texas. Expect airfares to go up. Advance hotel and air reservation may help you to save some bucks.


5. Fly with budget airlines

Visiting your dream destination is made affordable by Spirit and Frontier Airlines. However, a word of caution is fare restrictions. The airlines offer economy fares only; carry-on baggage is often chargeable. Fares are often non-refundable after 24 hours.


6. Frequently Asked Questions

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