Cheap flights from New Orleans to Chicago (MSY - CHI)

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The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 14 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to CHI flight in 2021: compare New Orleans to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
MSY - CHI
Price
$70 - $172
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$70

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$26

One-way flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Chicago (MSY - CHI)?

When flying from New Orleans to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 51% versus a flight at noon.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from New Orleans with a flight ticket averaging about $125. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New Orleans to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from New Orleans to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MSY to CHI flights for October, November
21 Oct - 25 Oct
$56pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$57pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$58pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New Orleans found for this year
21 Oct - 25 Oct
$56pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$57pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$58pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to Chicago from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Chicago direct flight deals
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$56pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$57pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$58pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from New Orleans, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$57pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
28 Oct - 3 Nov
$69pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
24 Oct - 25 Oct
$71pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Chicago from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Chicago
4:50 am - 7:15 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 25m
MSY - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$26
Gotogate
3:00 am - 5:37 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 37m
MSY - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$27
FlyFar
3:00 am - 5:37 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 37m
MSY - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$28
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New Orleans</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from New Orleans to Chicago?

New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from New Orleans to Chicago. You should not have trouble finding flights to Chicago from Louis Armstrong; the airport handles an average of 37 outbound flights to Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights from the New Orleans airport to Chicago. It is only a 11.4 mi journey to Louis Armstrong (MSY) from New Orleans’s city center.

Which airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $56, but on average you can expect to pay $71.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Chicago is less than $81.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from New Orleans to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Saturday.

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

On average 3 flights depart from New Orleans to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Chicago?

A quick flight from New Orleans to Chicago can take about 2h 30m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $56. Airlines will cover a distance of 843 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New Orleans to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from New Orleans to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $56 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 55% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New Orleans to Chicago? While on average our users pay $428, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $39. The most popular route (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $56.

What are the most popular routes from New Orleans to Chicago?

Most travelers choose New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Chicago O'Hare Intl, New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Chicago Midway or New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Chicago Greater Rockford when deciding on the best route from New Orleans to Chicago.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Orleans to Chicago?

Before booking your flight from New Orleans to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Orleans to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New Orleans to Chicago consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (100%), Cathay Pacific (100%) or Gulf Air (89%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from New Orleans?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Orleans from Chicago?

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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Alternative routes for New Orleans to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Orleans to Chicago.
Flight duration from MSY to Chicago
2h 29m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$48 $212 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$49 $160 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$71 $189 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$82 $249 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 72% of MSY to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of MSY to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of MSY to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of MSY to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans to Chicago.
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
41 daily flights
Tuesday
35 daily flights
Wednesday
39 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
37 daily flights
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