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1) Have a pleasant evening at Chicago music bars

Chicago is inextricably connected to music. In the city's bars, you can enjoy concerts or karaoke with a glass of beer. The Subterranean Bar, for example, is full of great contemporary music, with both paid and free concerts. Irish Bar Fifth Province offers free national music evenings. Live music will delight you in Carol's Pub or the Uptown Lounge (country, jazz).

2) The best time to visit Chicago is during spring and autumn

The most comfortable months to visit Chicago are from April to May and from September to October. There are fewer tourists during these months, and the air temperature is quite comfortable. For example, in September, daytime temperatures are around 15-21°C.

3) Visit the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, one of the best in the country

Shedd Aquarium is considered one of the best and most interesting in the United States. It is home to 32,600 different species of sea life. You can feed sharks, make friends with penguins, and even work as an animal trainer for one day. The ticket costs $40 (€ 33.50).

Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Uptown when they travel from Houston to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Houston and Chicago is 1492 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Houston and Chicago have 342 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Houston to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Houston and Chicago takes around 2.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Houston and Chicago?
The flight distance between Houston and Chicago is 1492 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Houston and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Houston and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and London, Toronto, Manchester, Las Vegas, New York, Calgary, San Francisco, Dublin, San Juan, San Salvador, Paris, Monterrey, Brisbane, Tallinn, Philadelphia, Edinburgh, St. Louis, Madrid, Los Angeles, Boston.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
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Which airports are there in Houston?
Houston is mainly served by George Bush Intercontinental. But there are other airports nearby, including William P. Hobby, Ellington, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Jack Brooks Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Lake Charles Regional, Victoria Regional.
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, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Decatur.
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