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Travelers usually depart from Houston-Uptown, Houston SouthWest Freeway Greyhound station, Houston Se, or Houston - Downtown Bus Stop when they travel from Houston to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at Chicago - Cabrini St Parking, Chicago-Dan Ryan Greyhound station, or Chicago-Cumberland Greyhound station. The distance between Houston and Chicago is 1492 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Spirit Airlines. Houston and Chicago have 209 direct flights per week.

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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 Spirit Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines.

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, McGhee Tyson.

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, Logan International, Tampa International, San Diego International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Dallas/Fort Worth 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, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Easterwood, Lake Charles Regional, Victoria Regional.

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.

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

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