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Houston travel tips

1) Stock up with top notch brands at Houston Galleria

Go to 5085 Westheimer Road with the aim of shopping at Houston Galleria. It hosts high-end retailers like Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co. and Valentino.

2) Purchase useful and reasonable souvenirs at Republic Boot Co. in Houston

Republic Boot Co., located on 4222 San Felipe Street in Houston, offers you to forget about silly and useless souvenirs. Take home a pair of crafted by hand cowboy boots. They use only high-quality leather and these boots will serve you years and years. The king of westerns John Wayne also bought a pair here.

3) The list of books at Brazos Bookstore in Houston never ends

Head to 2421 Bissonnet Street in Houston and you are unlikely to leave with empty hands. History, gardening, bibles, comics, crafts, and many others. This store has a book on every single theme.

Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, 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 - Brooke Smith. The distance between Chicago and Houston is 1492 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Allegiant Air. Chicago and Houston have 401 direct flights per week.

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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
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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 2.9 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, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, New York, Phoenix, Mexico City, Seattle, Philadelphia, Orlando, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Raleigh, Monterrey, London, Oakland, Fort Lauderdale, Guadalajara, Portland.
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, Central Illinois Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Decatur, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Victoria Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Lake Charles Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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