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AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 45% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 32% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$135(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$97or less

Good deal one-way

$68or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $68 or less one-way and $97 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Houston was found 40 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 14% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top airlines flying Chicago O'Hare Intl to Houston George Bush Intcntl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.2
American Airlines
Overall score based on 45,747 reviews
7.5
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
6.7
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Blankets"

Cons: "Baggage delivery was slow and then split between 2 different terminals"

Pros: "Seats were ok"

Pros: "Seat room is limited, especially when you are in the middle seat."
Cons: "Seat space"

Pros: "All employees were awesome."
Cons: "I have no complaints."

Pros: "Great price!"
Cons: "More food."

Cons: "Had to clean my seat before seating."

Cons: "The legroom is not sufficient for taller people"

Pros: "On time. Fast boarding. Comfortable seating."

Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "Power in the airplane to charge phones. A form of entertainment would have been nice"

Cons: "Unable to play entertainment on my compatible device."

Cons: "The terrible communication for delays and boarding."

Cons: "Feeling of being cramped"

Pros: "All was good"
Cons: "Nothing to complain about."

Cons: "Delayed multiple times"

Cons: "Extraordinarily rude staff, no information, mess with gates, staff not willing to help. Really rude and awful-worst experience ever!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "No legroom in 17 E"

Cons: "I will never, ever book with Kayak again"

Pros: "Busy but kind stewardesses"
Cons: "Please offer another snack option besides carboard flavored pretzels."

Cons: "Pushy crowd.."

Cons: "I tried to change my seat to an available window seat several times after online check in opened using the app and consistently received error messages so ended up stuck in a middle seat."

Cons: "Kept the lights on for too long serving dinner. Forgot to serve the middle section beverages during breakfast."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Cancelled"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Incredibly uncomfortable. I even paid extra for more room. Meals were a joke"

Cons: "This was my final connection from a long flight, we did a line to check in and get our boarding passes, when we got to the gate I found out I didn’t have a seat number asigned but husband did, they gave me one there but of course it was not next to my husband, it was the last seat available at the end next to restroom. The smell coming out from the it was so disgusting even before th first person went in, they should do something to improve the cleaness in the restroom between flights. It would probably take them 30 more minutes to do so, and I would not mind waiting for it even if this was my final flight after 15+ hours."

Pros: "Great service"

Pros: "Amazing entertainment selection, comfortable."

Pros: "Everything about the flight"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Almost empty in economy"
Cons: "I liked everything"

Cons: "For our delay with no information"

Pros: "Food was surprisingly good. Smooth ride could have been just good weather, but it was nice. We got in early!!!"
Cons: "Legroom was ok for me because I'm short. Others may have needed more."

Pros: "The airplale MD 80 are old"

Pros: "Excellent service. Loved the tv screens with the remote. Exclennt flignt"

Cons: "They were late because of bad scheduling and the gate agent was rude"

Cons: "I loved everything"

Pros: "was a pain checking extra baggage. No one seemed to know what to do.. Apart from that AA was good."

Cons: "Indian vegetarian rice uncooked vegetables cold inedible when asked about different food no protein no vegetables Please have better food more options for vegetarian"

Pros: "Everything was great. Easy boarding great comfortable seating and friendly efficient stewardship"

Cons: "Boarding was a little chaotic. Could have been more organized."

Pros: "staff was amazing, entertainment great, dasani sparkling lime water tasty, very clean and reasonably comfortable"
Cons: "the breakfast was made of 90% sugar - this was very disappointing."

Pros: "Everything was on time!"

Pros: "Extra blanket and pillow. Empty seat to sleep in. Fairly clean interior for the most part."

Pros: "All good! Nice staff. Easy travel."

Cons: "Three gate changes and 45 minute delay. Same happened two years ago"

Pros: "Free alcohol and good passenger friends and friendly service."
Cons: "No outlets for phones"

Pros: "All the movies"
Cons: "Legroom"

Cons: "Could not read paper when passenger in front reclined seat. No space between rows."

Cons: "No complaints."

Cons: "Requested for wheelchair assistance but none provided?!!"

Pros: "People before boarding was very rude."
Cons: "Replace them"

Cons: "The flight was delayed a few times. It would be better if they were on time."

Cons: "Although the plane assigned to our flight arrived at the gate timely, Spirit chose to re-route that plane to a different location. This resulted in a 4.5 hour delay for our scheduled flight. Consequently, I cancelled my ticket and overpaid for a more timely flight to Houston."

Pros: "Flight was on time and aerobridges at both Chicago and Houston easy to board and deplane."
Cons: "A little confusion when boarding passengers zone wise."

Cons: "We were delayed two times and the seats were very uncomfortable.. by butt still hurts"

Cons: "Bad weather couldn't make my flight"

Cons: "Price of the ticket"

Pros: "Big Aircraft and comfortable flight"
Cons: "Delayed and messyboarding"

Cons: "The bathrooms were disgusting. I understand that the flight crew can only do so much, but they didn't do anything after they were told more than once that the bathrooms were gross. They just gossiped with one another. Also, I am a teacher abroad and have been to many countries in many flights, but this is the first time I have ever been sick in a flight. My head is throbbing from the change of pressure and in all of my years of flying, I have never felt like this. it was a poor experience, and I will be grateful when I don't have to fly with Spirit airlines in the future."

Cons: "Delayed"

Cons: "I was not given anything to drink"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Being lied to about boatding"

Cons: "Bitchy people sitting g behind me Loud and inconsiderate Horrible two hours"

Pros: "Landed early"

Cons: "they were rude and uncooperative. They have no type of customer service. If you ask them a question they are short and direct. If you try to work out to find a solution...they just are plain rude and do not make an effort whatsoever to accommodate their customers. They abide by their ridiculous rules and plainly will not work with you. Besides that they started to charge for separate baggage fees. So you'll but a ticket for "cheap" but then they will charge you double for baggage both ways. My boyfriend purchased a ticket and wanted to make changes...they wanted to charge him $100 to change flight info. RIDICULOUS. He ended buying another ticket....Spirit took $200 in fees extra from us."

Pros: "Back home ☺"

Pros: "Staff were not unpleasant."
Cons: "2 and a half hours late. No apologies. They charge for every single bag including a small backpack. Plan on spending at least $110 over your ticket. Uncomfortable chairs. They charge even for water, soda and etc. The plain smells and looks dirty"

Pros: "Arrived 30 minutes early."

Pros: "Loved the ticket agents, gate agents and crew on both the flight from Intercontinental to Chicago and back. The head flight attendant recognized me in baggage claim and was also polite and wished me safe travels. He didn't have to do that because I'm sure he wanted to get home, however... he went out of his way to wish me well. So impressed!"
Cons: "not one thing!"

Pros: "none,"
Cons: "none."

Pros: "Cleanliness, Ease"
Cons: "Turbulence, delayed flight, nickel & diming"

Pros: "The crew was funny and entertaining"
Cons: "Your planes are consistently dirty and old."

Pros: "Simple & good"

Cons: "I was held hostage, when I checked in to receive my boarding pass, I was told that had to pay $105.I asked why but clerk could give an answer so paid that was only way I leave Chicago."

Pros: "Customer service and professionalism were awful!!! I will never fly with this airline again! Any company that is unwilling to give you a glass of water without a price tag in my opinion is a hustler! Totally unprofessional and on acceptable the discreet traveler."
Cons: "Everything except the seats which wouldn't even recline!"

Cons: "They charge for a carry on bag seriously won't fly with this airline again"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The ride, seats, and service were all terrible. The flight was delayed because another passenger defecated on the aircraft. This airline is not worth the reduced rates."

Pros: "i got to my destination."
Cons: "Always late always gate changes always a problem. Why?"

Pros: "Crew was fantastic"
Cons: "Everything was absolutely terrible with this airline"

Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hours and they did not communicate this information very well. I was told to go to gate L7 and waited and waited without any information. Then they told us to go to gate L1 and then to go to gate L11 - it was very disorganized . The employees were not helpful and they seemed annoyed at all the questions. It was very crowded in the terminal and they kept telling us to move back to let other passengers off the plane but there was no where to go. All in all it was not a good experience to fly with Spirit."

Pros: "Flight was smooth"
Cons: "At least a cup of water should have been free"

Pros: "It land safely"
Cons: "Delay"

Cons: "My flight was canceled and they didn't have another flight going out until four days after. I'm never booking with Spirit ever again."

Pros: "I would've been stranded in Chicago for 2 days if it weren't for United. Never taking spirit again."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything, they have tons of hidden fees that makes the price way more than other airlines, then they brag about being cheap. The people at the counter were rude, overall the worse"

Pros: "Inexpensive ticket prices due to getting rid of many services that I don't use or care for."
Cons: "No reading material related to Spirit airlines. There should be something like a small magazine in the seat back promoting your business for customers to read."

Pros: "Flight attendants were fun"
Cons: "Huge delay"

Cons: "Cancelled my flight at the last second."

Cons: "2 hours late"

Pros: "nothing"

Pros: "Amazing landing considering the horribly bumpy ride"
Cons: "Bumpiest flight I've ever been on. Tons of sick passengers including me. 4 hours late from estimated departure type. Way too cold. Cabin lights not dimmed on a red eye flight. No services."

Cons: "It left 3 hours late"

Cons: "They didn't keep us updated and even after out plane arrived and we got on we still sat there for over another hour while the crew laughed and gossiped in the front with still no update to us as to why we were still not in the air. They were so rude and It had to be to most aggravation I have had to deal with in a very long time."

Pros: "Was on Time."
Cons: "Being Charge $50 Per Luggage is ridiculous. Might as well I had booked another airline which would be more but at least wouldn't be surprised with cost for luggage. No Wifi. Seating was tight."

Pros: "From the time I got in line to checking in and board everyone was pleasant and willing to answer all my questions"
Cons: "Only thing I didnt like was some children kicking the back of my seat in flight"

Cons: "Flight was cancelled and they were not accommodating to get us on the next flight. We bought bus tickets to the airport worth over $100 that could only be used for that day and spirit rep did not care."

Pros: "Cheap up front costs"
Cons: "Fees and auxiliary charges for bags and the like brought the total price of the flight to more than a standard flight would have cost. And every service performed, baggage, boarding etc was slow and poorly done"

Pros: "Departed and arrived on time. Price!!!"
Cons: "Nothing really."

Pros: "Would not use kayak again"
Cons: "Would not fly Spirit again"

Cons: "An hour delayed"

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