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The cheapest flights to George Bush Intercontinental found within the past 7 days were $119 round trip and $49 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Best George Bush Intercontinental Flight and Hotel Packages

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Americas Best Value Inn Houston at I-45 & Loop 610
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston North - Woodlands Area, an IHG Hotel
Le Meridien Houston Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Houston The Woodlands/Market Street
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston - N Downtown, an IHG Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from O'Hare Airport to IAH right now?
Be sure to visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor to find out if there are any present travel advice reports or quarantine requirements in place in IAH when flying from ORD.
Are there direct flights from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Houston Airport?
United Airlines and American Airlines are among the airlines that offer direct flights from O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to IAH. If you want to get to your destination the speediest way possible, these are your best options.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to IAH, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)?
On average, traveling from O’Hare Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) takes a quick 2 hours and 52 minutes. Use the short trip to catch forty winks or listen to a quick podcast before the next step of your trip begins.
What is the flight distance from O'Hare Airport to Houston Airport?
The flight distance from O’Hare Airport to IAH is an easy 930 mi. You’ll be hopping off the plane in no time.
What airlines fly from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)?
You can take your pick from a few airlines that have direct flights between Chicago and Houston. United Airlines (UA) is one of the most well-known. This air carrier operates about 269 flights every month. Another good option is American Airlines (AA), which has 86 flights each month. The more air carriers you consider, the more likely you are to pick up a terrific deal.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with United Airlines, American Airlines or Delta you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.


Traveling From
O'Hare Intl.
Traveling To
George Bush Intercontinental
Shortest Flight Time
2 hours 39 mins
Earliest Departure Time
5:30AM CDT
Latest Departure Time
9:05PM CDT
Lowest Flight Price

Route Info

Flight path for flights from O'Hare International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

930.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on ORD to IAH Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
American Airlines
Airbus A310 all pax models
American Airlines
Boeing 737 all pax models
United Airlines
Airbus A319
United Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines
Airbus A330-300

Discover our best flights from Chicago ORD to Houston IAH. 

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Find our best return flights from Chicago ORD to Houston IAH at the right price  

Airfares to Houston IAH from Chicago ORD currently cost between $119 and $154. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Book one-way flights from Chicago ORD to Houston IAH 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Chicago ORD to Houston IAH on Travelocity starting at $49. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Get to Houston IAH from Chicago ORD quicker with direct flights. 

Get to Houston faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to IAH from ORD to take around 2 hour(s) 39 min(s).  


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Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to IAH from ORD. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  


Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Chicago ORD to Houston IAH today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, June is usually the cheapest month to fly from Chicago ORD to Houston IAH. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 


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Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to IAH from ORD have this option.  


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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.