Flights from Chicago to New Orleans

Selected fares from Chicago to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI MSY Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 6 $97
CHI MSY Mon, May 4 - Wed, May 6 $97
CHI MSY Mon, Apr 27 - Sat, May 2 $97
CHI MSY Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 6 $97
CHI MSY Thu, Jun 25 - Fri, Jun 26 $184
CHI MSY Wed, Sep 9 - Sat, Sep 12 $374
CHI MSY Wed, Sep 23 - Sat, Sep 26 $711
CHI MSY Fri, May 29 - Sat, Jun 13 $5,934

Chicago and New Orleans airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

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    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

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    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to MSY

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 United Airlines
    Terminal 2 United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, US Airways
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Airports in New Orleans LA, US

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  • 1

    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

    Carriers for flights from CHI to MSY

    Carriers
    American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 28 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $167
Earn $1.67
Return Sat, May 30 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 26 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $97
Earn $0.97
Return Fri, May 29 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 26 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $97
Earn $0.97
Return Tue, Jun 2 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $187
Earn $1.87
Return Sat, Jun 6 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 1 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $97
Earn $0.97
Return Tue, Jun 9 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $97
Earn $0.97
Return Tue, Jun 16 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 16 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $147
Earn $1.47
Return Sat, Jul 18 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 21 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $127
Earn $1.27
Return Tue, Jul 28 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from Chicago to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 21 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $127
Earn $1.27
Return Tue, Jul 28 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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Traveling from Chicago to New Orleans

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Use Orbitz.com to help you find cheap flights to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the major airport that serves the city. It is located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans in the city of Kenner, Louisiana. The airport services over 8.5 million passengers each year. Louis Armstrong International Airport is a hub for American Airlines, JetBlue, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. To get low fares, use Orbitz.com when booking a flight to New Orleans.

Transportation at Louis Armstrong International Airport

Louis Armstrong International Airport has several transportation and parking options for visitors. The airport offers over 3,000 parking spaces for both short-term and long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking start at $2 an hour, and long-term parking prices are as low as $13 a day. Ground transportation includes airport shuttles, Amtrak, taxis, and public transportation. Taxi cabs from the airport to the city's center usually charge a flat rate of $33 per person.

Weather in New Orleans

New Orleans generally has a subtropical climate. Winters are usually very cool, with temperatures averaging 50 degrees. Pack light sweaters and coats. Spring and fall tend to be pleasant, with temperatures averaging 79 degrees. Summers can get very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching as high as 95 degrees. Be alert when travelling to New Orleans during hurricane season, which lasts from August to November.

Popular Attractions in New Orleans

New Orleans is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. Visitors to the city can tour the historic French Quarter and Garden District, which both offer sightseeing tours, as well as fantastic shopping. Audubon Park is another popular attraction. Its lush greenery stretches across Uptown New Orleans, right across the street from Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you are visiting during Mardi Gras season, which starts in February, you can watch a variety of parades traveling from Uptown New Orleans to the French Quarter. You can book cheap flights to New Orleans with the help of Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to New Orleans

    • 8 direct flights are operating from Chicago to New Orleans today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 30m.
    • American Airlines flight 4306 (7:35 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to New Orleans.
    • United Airlines flight 6277 (9:35 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to New Orleans.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to New Orleans (United Airlines flight 449, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 21m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to New Orleans (American Airlines flight 4304, Embraer 175) takes 2h 40m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to New Orleans on Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA4306 ORD 7:35 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75 2hr 34min
US Airways US4306 ORD 7:35 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75 2hr 34min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1853/US2047 ORD 5:55 AM MSY 10:11 AM 321/320 4hr 16min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1853/AA2047 ORD 5:55 AM MSY 10:11 AM 321/320 4hr 16min
US Airways/US Airways US1853/US2047 ORD 5:55 AM MSY 10:11 AM 321/320 4hr 16min
US Airways/American Airlines US1853/AA2047 ORD 5:55 AM MSY 10:11 AM 321/320 4hr 16min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2301/AA1284 ORD 5:00 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 24min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2301/US1284 ORD 5:00 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 24min
US Airways/American Airlines US2301/AA1284 ORD 5:00 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 24min
US Airways/US Airways US2301/US1284 ORD 5:00 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 24min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL1094/DL754 ORD 5:35 AM MSY 11:33 AM M90/M88 5hr 58min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA708/DL754 ORD 6:15 AM MSY 11:33 AM 319/M88 5hr 18min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2301/AA150 ORD 5:00 AM MSY 11:57 AM M80/M80 6hr 57min