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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Houston. Book your trip to arrive at George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Uptown. The distance between Chicago and Houston is 1492 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Allegiant Air. Chicago and Houston have 336 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Houston

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Houston?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Houston takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Houston?
The flight distance between Chicago and Houston is 1492 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Houston?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Houston. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Manchester, Athens, Dublin, New York, Las Vegas, Vilnius, Los Angeles, Denver, Orlando, Minneapolis, Barcelona, Austin, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Paris, Nashville, Atlanta, Glasgow, Riga.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and London, Manchester, Toronto, Orlando, New York, Manila, Buffalo, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Reykjavik, Caracas, Denver, San Salvador, Edinburgh, Detroit, Mexico City, San Pedro Sula, Tallinn, Phoenix, Washington, D.C..
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Muskegon County.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Lake Charles Regional, Victoria Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.
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