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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to AUS are

  • July 30th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ORD to AUS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $656 for Friday flights during mid May, or as low as $97 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Austin

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Austin, TX (AUS) will usually cost between $127 to $373 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $132. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $381. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $249 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to AUS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to AUS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ORD to AUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to AUS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $213. Return trip prices are from the AUS to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to AUS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ORD to AUS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from AUS
  • Usually 9.09% less expensive than AUS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to IAH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to AUS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Austin – Bergstrom International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 978 miles or 1574 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORD to AUS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to AUS flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Austin, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from ORD to AUS.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeAUS
Destination airport nameAustin – Bergstrom International Airport
CityAustin, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.2
Longitude-97.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to AUS tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 20% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AUS heading for ORD about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Austin, TX is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 13 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 2 minutes late
  • United: 30 minutes late
  • Spirit: 24 minutes late
  • Frontier: 43 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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