Book Cheap Flight Tickets from Chicago (CHI) to Houston (HOU)
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Traveling and maintaining a budget for the same can be a daunting task. Especially when you plan to fly down to a certain place it does get more costly. However, this shouldn't stop you from exploring places like Houston. Getting cheap flights from Chicago to Houston is made simple with Crystal Travel. 

Crystal Travel offers the most affordable deals on flight tickets no matter where you are traveling from. You can choose the best airlines for your trip within your budget. With our dynamic search engine, you can check out the best prices and deals and fly down to your favorite destination. 

About Chicago

In addition to its high density of population, this city is renowned for its mobster history, architecture, and cuisine. This multicultural city is home to a large Hispanic and Polish community.

About Houston

In order for the city to be known as the world capital, many factors must be taken into consideration. Atlanta has the largest population of any city in the world, and air conditioning, international energy, and petroleum exploration are among its most prominent industries.

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FAQs on Chicago to Houston Flights
1. Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Houston?

Airlines that fly directly from Chicago to Houston are:

  • Spirit Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines 
  • Southwest Airlines
2. I’m booking a non-stop/direct flight to Houston from Chicago. Which airport do I choose?

Chicago is served by two airports. The airports are :

  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

There are two airports in Houston where all the flights from Chicago will land. The airports are:

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • William P. Hobby Airport(HOU)

You can choose amongst these airports as per your convenience, depending upon the travel time to the airport, the departure time, the arrival time, and the flight cost.

3. What is the duration of the flight between ORD to IAH?
A nonstop flight from Chicago to Houston will take an approximate time of 2 hours and 45 minutes. The travel distance between the two is 927 miles. The flight timings differ depending upon the airline chosen.
4. Which airline has the least delayed flights from Chicago to Houston?
Chicago to Houston flights operated by United Airlines experience the least delays. It is also regarded as one of the top commuting carriers.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Chicago to Houston?
In general, Wednesdays are more expensive than Saturdays for plane tickets to Houston. If you want to avoid the Tuesday rush, you might want to think about travelling back to Chicago on a Thursday.
6. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from ORD to IAH?
For most airlines, changing or canceling flights is subject to a service fee. There have been exceptions to this, however, as some airlines have waived their cancellation and modification fees since the pandemic started. In order to obtain additional information, please contact our customer service team or visit the airline's website.
7. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Chicago to Houston?
There are no sleeping areas at either Chicago Airport or Houston airports. However, passengers do have access to the armrest chairs. If you are in the military then you can have access to the USO lounge at Chicago Midway International Airport which provides many services.
8. Am I allowed to carry food/eatables on my flight to Houston?
As per the TSA rules, you are allowed to carry food/eatables in your carry-on or checked baggage as long as it is solid and well packed. Passengers are not allowed to carry liquid, semi-liquid, and gel items.
9. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from Chicago to Houston?
Checked luggage must normally not exceed 158 cm (62 inches) in total length, height, and breadth, and must not weigh more than 23 kg (50 pounds). The measurements may change depending on the airline, so please contact them ahead of time to confirm.
10. I lost my baggage during my flight to Houston from Chicago, how can I recover it?

In case you lost your baggage during a flight, here are a few steps you can take to recover it.

  • Contact the airlines immediately. Airlines are responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed baggage. They have a system to track and identify bags' location.
  • Request for delivery to your address or accommodation till it's found.
  • Request for the baggage fee reimbursement
  • Keep all the receipts of incidental expenses.

Most airlines take 24 hours to 5 days to declare that the baggage is lost. In case your baggage is lost, airlines will compensate you for your bag and its content. For more information, you can check the airline and government policies or contact travel experts.

11. What are the latest offers available with Crystal Travel on flights to Houston?
Crystal Travel always has some sort of deal for flights to Houston. With a few clicks, you may uncover some of the most recent bargains for your trip using our vast search engine. Simply enter your destination IATA codes and you will be presented with numerous airline alternatives to pick from. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media for more information on the newest airline deals and offers.
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