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 2021: compare Illinois to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Illinois to New Orleans?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to New Orleans from Illinois average $171. You can even find prices in August for less than $171, as users have found deals to New Orleans from as low as $35. The month of February appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Orleans from Illinois. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to New Orleans (USIL - MSY)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Illinois to New Orleans as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Illinois to New Orleans in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Illinois to MSY flights for September, October
9 Oct - 16 Oct
$67pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
19 Oct - 21 Oct
$69pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
4 Oct - 28 Oct
$74pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Illinois to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Illinois found for this year
9 Oct - 16 Oct
$67pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
19 Oct - 21 Oct
$69pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
4 Oct - 28 Oct
$74pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Last minute flights from Illinois to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Illinois, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 10 Oct
$97pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$110pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
27 Sep - 28 Sep
$113pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to New Orleans
7:00 am - 9:32 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 32m
ORD - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$18
mytrip.com
12:00 pm - 2:34 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 34m
ORD - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$19
CheapOair
7:00 am - 9:32 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 32m
ORD - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$20
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

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, 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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 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 $37, but on average you can expect to pay $50.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

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

8 flight departures from Illinois to New Orleans per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 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 20m. 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 cheapest flights from Illinois to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $491 for a flight from Illinois to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $48 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $45.

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 Royal Jordanian (100%), Lufthansa (80%) or SAS (79%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

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

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.

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 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 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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

Select to see more specific information for flights to New Orleans from all departure points in Illinois.

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to New Orleans.
Flight duration from Illinois to MSY
2h 33m
Average temperature for September in New Orleans
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New Orleans
5.4 ″

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 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
American Airlines
$48 $328 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$54 $338 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$54 $204 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$82 $359 No cancel fee N/A
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