Cheap flights from Chicago to Houston

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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago Union Station when they travel from Chicago to Houston. Book your trip to arrive at George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, Houston Train Station, or Houston, TX-Downtown Transit Center. The distance between Chicago and Houston is 1492 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Spirit Airlines. Chicago and Houston have 208 direct flights per week.

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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 2.8 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 Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Miami International, McCarran International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Logan International, Tampa International, San Diego International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Newark Liberty International, McCarran International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, O Hare International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Austin–Bergstrom International, Savannah/Hilton Head International.

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 Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, Muskegon County, 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, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Easterwood, Lake Charles Regional, Victoria Regional.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.

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