Cheap flights from Houston to Chicago

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Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, Houston Train Station, or Houston, TX-Downtown Transit Center when they travel from Houston to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago Union Station. The distance between Houston and Chicago is 1492 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Houston and Chicago have 203 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Houston to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo

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, Southwest 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 Cancún International, McCarran International, Newark Liberty International, Miami International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Tampa International, Baltimore–Washington International, O Hare International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Orlando Sanford International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Logan International, Tampa International.

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, Lake Charles Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks 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, Quad City International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Muskegon County, Decatur.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from Houston, including Valley Transit.

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