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Cheap flights from Chicago to New Orleans (ORD - 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

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 $123 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.

Cheap flights from Chicago to New Orleans in May, June 2020

The best prices found for ORD to MSY flights for May, June
4 Jun - 13 Jun
$124pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun - 17 Jun
$126pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jun - 13 Jun
$127pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to New Orleans 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Chicago found for this year
15 Jul - 29 Jul
$49pp
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
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$50pp
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
18 Aug - 22 Aug
$53pp
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
15 Jul - 29 Jul
$49pp
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
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$50pp
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
18 Aug - 20 Aug
$53pp
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
24 May - 9 Jun
$141pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 May - 7 Jun
$151pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 May - 4 Jun
$161pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American 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
1:34 pm - 9:42 am
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
44h 08m
MDW - MSY
Allegiant Air
$123
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 6:19 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
28h 19m
ORD - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$131
Kiwi.com
1:09 am - 7:51 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
6h 42m
ORD - MSY
JetBlue
$159
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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 Spirit Airlines for just $49, but on average you can expect to pay $95.

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

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from Chicago to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to New Orleans is less than $50.

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

There are currently 3+ open flights from Chicago to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 290 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?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for American Eagle, Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Chicago to New Orleans. On average you can find 82 flights for this flight path daily.

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.

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 27m
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

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 74% of ORD to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of ORD to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ORD to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ORD to MSY departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to New Orleans
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights