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

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The best prices from Chicago to New Orleans are usually found in January or September, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

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

CHI - MSY
Price
$136 - $228
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches
Popular in March High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from 136₽ From Chicago to New Orleans
One-way from 103₽ One-way flight from Chicago to New Orleans
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 Chicago to New Orleans?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 86% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to New Orleans.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to New Orleans, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 36% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $281.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to New Orleans. Flights to New Orleans from Chicago in September are about $212 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $141.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to New Orleans (CHI - MSY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to New Orleans in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 27% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New Orleans in September, October 2020

The best prices found for CHI to MSY flights for September, October
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$73pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Oct - 11 Oct
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New Orleans 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Chicago found for this year
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$73pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to New Orleans direct flight deals
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$73pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 16 Oct
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$123pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to New Orleans from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to New Orleans
5:20 am - 12:40 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 20m
ORD - MSY
JetBlue
2:25 pm - 7:05 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 40m
ORD - MSY
Delta
$113
Delta
12:45 pm - 12:40 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
23h 55m
ORD - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$124
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to New Orleans 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 Chicago and New Orleans 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 Chicago to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Major Airline for just $67, but on average you can expect to pay $82.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to New Orleans is less than $83.

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

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in New Orleans is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to New Orleans?

Major Airline, Spirit Airlines, and Delta can get you from Chicago to New Orleans in just under 2h 14m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 56m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to New Orleans round-trip?

Currently priced at $67, Major Airline will fly you from Chicago to New Orleans and back. In addition to Major Airline, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Spirit Airlines for as low as $72. Major Airline is currently priced 64% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to New Orleans one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $36. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and JetBlue, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to New Orleans for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to New Orleans

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to New Orleans
Flight duration
2h 25m
Average temperature for September in New Orleans
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New Orleans
5.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to New Orleans

Morning 6 AM to noon 63% of CHI to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of CHI to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to MSY departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to New Orleans
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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