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

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The best prices from New Orleans to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 16 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)

MSY - CHI
Price
$107 - $179
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from $107 From New Orleans to Chicago
One-way from $16 One-way flight from New Orleans to Chicago
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New Orleans to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 59% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New Orleans to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 37 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Orleans to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $177, or $177 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for MSY to CHI flights for July, August
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$32pp
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
18 Jul - 28 Jul
$33pp
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
9 Jul - 13 Jul
$34pp
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 to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from New Orleans found for this year
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$32pp
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
18 Jul - 28 Jul
$33pp
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
9 Jul - 13 Jul
$34pp
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
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$32pp
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
18 Jul - 28 Jul
$33pp
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
9 Jul - 13 Jul
$34pp
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
27 Jun - 13 Jul
$154pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
24 Jun - 14 Jul
$165pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
27 Jun - 5 Jul
$166pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 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
3:00 am - 5:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 33m
MSY - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$16
FlightNetwork
3:00 am - 5:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 33m
MSY - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$17
FlightNetwork
3:00 am - 5:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 33m
MSY - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$18
Spirit

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Orleans to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from New Orleans to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New Orleans and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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 $32, but on average you can expect to pay $44.

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 $44.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago was viewed by 176 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider American Eagle, Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from New Orleans to Chicago, generally 84 flights depart for this route daily.

Is New Orleans weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in New Orleans. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Alternative routes for New Orleans to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New Orleans to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 27m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 74% of MSY to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of MSY to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSY to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSY to CHI departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Chicago
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights