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Cheap New Orleans to Chicago (MSY to CHI) flight deals and tips

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Best Price Found

$63

Fastest flight time

2h 15m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Chicago

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Chicago from New Orleans in the past 72 hours is $63. The best round-trip flight deal from New Orleans to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $65.
The fastest flight from New Orleans to Chicago takes 2h 15m
Direct flights go from New Orleans to Chicago every day.
There are 2 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New Orleans to Chicago

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans to Chicago?

February. The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from New Orleans is February. Most expensive is June

What is the cheapest day to depart New Orleans for Chicago?

Thursday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Chicago?

In the evening. New Orleans to Chicago flights are approximately 54% more expensive at noon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from New Orleans?

Spirit Airlines. American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from New Orleans to Chicago

What is the cheapest New Orleans to Chicago flight route?

New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Chicago O'Hare Intl. Fly from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best New Orleans - Chicago flight prices

How far in advance should you book New Orleans to Chicago flights?

24 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from New Orleans to Chicago is approximately 24 days to departure

How many flights depart from New Orleans to Chicago on average per day?

As of February 2024, 32 flights take off from New Orleans and land in Chicago each day. The most common flight departure time for this route is 1:00PM, with 50% of daily flights taking off in the afternoon.

How many flights depart from New Orleans to Chicago on average per week?

The number of flights available between New Orleans and Chicago is 228 per week as of February 2024. The most frequent departure day is Sunday, with 15% of weekly flights leaving on this day.

What cabin class options are available on New Orleans to Chicago flights?

There are 3 cabin classes available to choose from on New Orleans to Chicago flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

Can stopping save me money on New Orleans to Chicago flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between New Orleans to Chicago.

When traveling from New Orleans to Chicago, the most popular airport to fly into is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from New Orleans are departing from New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport. When booking your trip to Chicago, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when traveling to Chicago, you can try Baton Rouge Ryan Airport (in Baton Rouge) or Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport (in Gulfport). If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when traveling from New Orleans, you can try Chicago Midway Airport or Chicago Greater Rockford Airport which are located in Chicago and Chicago respectively. In February, $65 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from New Orleans to Chicago which you can find when you fly MSY — ORD.

New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport (MSY) to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD)$65
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport (MSY) to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)$100
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Baton Rouge Ryan Airport (BTR) to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD)$227
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Baton Rouge Ryan Airport (BTR) to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)$243
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Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport (GPT) to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD)$227
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Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport (GPT) to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)$233
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Easily compare round-trip flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New Orleans to Chicago by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Mar 26
MSY9:56 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 34m
ORD12:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 2
ORD1:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 28m
MSY3:48 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
Apr 13
MSY9:16 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 36m
ORD11:52 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 15
ORD10:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
10h 07m
1 stop
MSY8:07 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Mar 9
MSY10:53 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
9h 00m
1 stop
MDW7:53 amChicago Midway
Mar 12
MDW9:08 amChicago Midway
5h 49m
1 stop
MSY2:57 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Apr 3
MSY10:18 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 33m
ORD12:51 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 7
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 27m
MSY7:57 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Mar 14
MSY9:56 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 34m
ORD12:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 18
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 27m
MSY7:57 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Mar 23
MSY8:59 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 30m
ORD11:29 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 27
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 27m
MSY7:57 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from New Orleans to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Frontier and Southwest
Spirit Airlines
Mar 27
MSY10:18 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 33m
ORD12:51 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Apr 18
MSY7:54 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
9h 11m
1 stop
MDW5:05 pmChicago Midway
American Airlines
May 1
MSY6:23 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 37m
ORD9:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Search last-minute flights to Chicago from New Orleans

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from New Orleans to Chicago
Frontier
Mar 6
MSY6:59 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
11h 57m
1 stop
MDW6:56 amChicago Midway
Mar 11
MDW8:43 pmChicago Midway
12h 17m
1 stop
MSY9:00 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Mar 6
MSY10:18 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 33m
ORD12:51 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 11
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 27m
MSY7:57 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
Mar 5
MSY1:45 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
17h 32m
2 stops
ORD7:17 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 12
ORD1:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 28m
MSY3:48 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Mar 5
MSY6:40 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
15h 57m
1 stop
MDW10:37 amChicago Midway
Mar 11
MDW8:43 pmChicago Midway
12h 17m
1 stop
MSY9:00 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Mar 7
MSY9:56 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 34m
ORD12:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 11
ORD10:47 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
16h 39m
2 stops
MSY3:26 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Mar 5
MSY6:40 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
15h 57m
1 stop
MDW10:37 amChicago Midway
Mar 12
MDW9:08 amChicago Midway
5h 49m
1 stop
MSY2:57 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

Best airlines flying from New Orleans to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New Orleans to Chicago with momondo
Airline
Rating
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Price
Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $55Free CancellationRating
6.4
8,932 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $125Free CancellationRating
7.4
11,817 reviews
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $173Free CancellationRating
7.3
15,581 reviews
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DeltaPriceFrom $196Free CancellationRating
8.1
11,830 reviews
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  • United Airlines Flights From New Orleans to Chicago

    United Airlines flies from New Orleans to Chicago around 23 times per week, with 11,817 momondo users rating the airline 7.4/10. The cheapest United Airlines deal from New Orleans to Chicago in the last 72 hours was $125 (round-trip), much lower than the average airfare cost of $298 for United Airlines flights on this route.

  • American Airlines Flights From New Orleans to Chicago

    The best American Airlines deal for New Orleans to Chicago flight tickets found on momondo in the last 72 hours was $173, round-trip. It should be noted that an average American Airlines flight deal for this route in this time was higher, at $309 round-trip. American Airlines operates 4 flights out of New Orleans into Chicago in an average week, so prices vary by time and availability. 15,581 American Airlines reviews by users on momondo have scored the airline at 7.3/10.


Spirit Airlines flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Our best Spirit Airlines deals on New Orleans to Chicago flight tickets
Spirit Airlines
Mar 26
MSY9:56 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 34m
ORD12:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 2
ORD1:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 28m
MSY3:48 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Apr 3
MSY10:18 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 33m
ORD12:51 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 7
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 27m
MSY7:57 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Mar 14
MSY9:56 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 34m
ORD12:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 18
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 27m
MSY7:57 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

American Airlines flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Our best American Airlines deals on New Orleans to Chicago flight tickets
American Airlines
Jun 12
MSY1:21 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 35m
ORD3:56 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Jun 16
ORD6:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 31m
MSY9:11 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
Jun 12
MSY2:22 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
5h 08m
1 stop
ORD7:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Jun 16
ORD6:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 31m
MSY9:11 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
Mar 5
MSY6:21 amNew Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 35m
ORD8:56 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 5
ORD12:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
5h 26m
1 stop
MSY5:46 pmNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

Choose the best way to get from New Orleans to Chicago

Buses

26h 10m
$126 one-way$270 round-trip
Nonstop · from $270

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi

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New Orleans to Chicago Buses

Trains

19h 30m
$90 one-way$200 round-trip
Nonstop · from $200

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi

Flights

2h 15m
$63 one-way$65 round-trip
Nonstop · from $651 stop · from $66

Distance to downtown

ORD15.9 mi

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from New Orleans to Chicago?

    To save time, the fastest way to travel is by flight from New Orleans to Chicago on Spirit Airlines. Expect the length of time you’ll spend onboard Spirit Airlines to be about 2h 30m compared to taking a train from New Orleans to Chicago or a bus from New Orleans to Chicago which have been found to be slower alternatives.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Chicago?

    Expect a flight to be one of the cheapest options available to you for travel. Currently, a flight has deals available from $65. While they may not be the most cost-effective options currently available a train from New Orleans to Chicago or a bus from New Orleans to Chicago can also be options worth looking into if other factors outside of cost are a higher priority.

  • How far is New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago by plane?

    New Orleans Louis Armstrong and Chicago are 834.4 mi apart from one another. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 2h 30m.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport to Chicago?

    Prices for flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport to Chicago were last updated today.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport to Chicago?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport to Chicago?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel from New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport to Chicago.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Chicago?

    The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Chicago may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Chicago. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Alternative routes for New Orleans to Chicago

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
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Fastest flight time6h 08m
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momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Chicago from New Orleans which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

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