Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to New Orleans (MSY)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to MSY flight in 2022: compare Illinois to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to New Orleans (IL - MSY)?

When flying from Illinois to New Orleans, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 17% on flights from Illinois to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $207. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $247.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from Illinois. Users have commonly found prices around $213 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $74. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

Cheap flights from Illinois to New Orleans in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Illinois to MSY flights for August, September
18 Sep - 21 Sep
$67pp
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
25 Aug - 27 Aug
$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
3 Sep - 6 Sep
$75pp
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

Illinois to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Illinois found for this year
18 Sep - 21 Sep
$67pp
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
25 Aug - 27 Aug
$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
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$75pp
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

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Illinois to New Orleans

18 Sep - 21 Sep
$67pp
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
25 Aug - 27 Aug
$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
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$75pp
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

Cheap Frontier flights from Illinois to New Orleans

20 Oct - 25 Oct
$161pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$164pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
19 Aug - 21 Aug
$168pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to New Orleans direct flight deals
18 Sep - 21 Sep
$67pp
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
25 Aug - 27 Aug
$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
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$75pp
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 Illinois to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Illinois, departing today and this week
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$112pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
15 Aug - 7 Sep
$117pp
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
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$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

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to New Orleans
8:50 am - 1:01 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 11m
STL - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$66
Kiwi.com
2:18 pm - 1:01 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 43m
STL - MSY
Frontier
$70
Kiwi.com
1:27 pm - 5:32 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 05m
ORD - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$73
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to New Orleans

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

Most people fly into New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) if they book a flight to New Orleans from Illinois. Louis Armstrong is conveniently located just 11.4 mi from New Orleans’s city center.

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

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American 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 Illinois to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $67, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to New Orleans is less than $91.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

3 flight departures from Illinois to New Orleans per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Illinois to New Orleans?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Illinois to New Orleans in about 2h 24m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Illinois and New Orleans are separated by a distance of 843 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Illinois to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $412 for a flight from Illinois to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $39 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $72.

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

The most popular flight routes from Illinois to New Orleans are Chicago O'Hare Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong, Chicago Midway - New Orleans Louis Armstrong and Lambert-St Louis - New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Illinois to New Orleans consider choosing Aer Lingus (100%), Scandinavian Airlines (100%) or ANA (100%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New Orleans Louis Armstrong within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

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

Returning to Illinois from New Orleans Louis Armstrong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Illinois.

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

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Departure points for flights from Illinois to New Orleans

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Top 6 airlines flying from Illinois to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois to New Orleans 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $24 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$62 $195 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$80 $424 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$97 $437 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $475 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$277 $377 No cancel fee 75%