Flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Selected fares from New Orleans to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MSY CHI Fri, Aug 21 - Mon, Aug 24 $79
MSY CHI Tue, Mar 24 - Mon, Mar 30 $117
MSY CHI Tue, Mar 17 - Sat, Mar 21 $117
MSY CHI Mon, Mar 9 - Tue, Mar 10 $117
MSY CHI Tue, Sep 1 - Sun, Sep 6 $178
MSY CHI Thu, May 7 - Mon, May 11 $335
MSY CHI Thu, May 7 - Mon, May 11 $378
MSY CHI Sat, Mar 28 - Sun, Apr 5 $1,455

New Orleans and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in New Orleans LA, US

map of airports in New Orleans
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    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

    Carriers for flights from MSY to CHI

    Carriers
    All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from MSY to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 All Nippon Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, US Airways
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $79
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Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $79
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Return Mon, Apr 20 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from New Orleans to Chicago

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Leave Thu, May 7 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $79
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Return Mon, May 11 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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Leave Thu, May 7 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $79
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Best one-week trip in May from New Orleans to Chicago

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Leave Wed, May 27 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $98
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from New Orleans to Chicago

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Leave Fri, Jun 5 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $79
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Return Mon, Jun 8 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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Leave Fri, Jun 5 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $79
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Return Wed, Jun 10 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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Leave Tue, Jun 9 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $84
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Return Tue, Jun 16 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines
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Flights to Chicago

New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using Orbitz.com and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from New Orleans to Chicago

    • 9 direct flights are operating from New Orleans to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 37m.
    • American Airlines flight 4355 (6:52 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
    • United Airlines flight 1402 (5:39 PM GMT, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New Orleans to Chicago (United Airlines flight 620, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 31m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New Orleans to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4355, Embraer 175) takes 2h 48m.
    • Flights from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from New Orleans to Chicago on Tue, Mar 3, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA4318 MSY 6:35 AM ORD 8:55 AM E75 2hr 20min
US Airways US4318 MSY 6:35 AM ORD 8:55 AM E75 2hr 20min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1471/UA1638 MSY 5:30 AM ORD 9:55 AM 73G/738 4hr 25min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA2096/UA3793 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 10:49 AM 319/CR7 4hr 54min
US Airways/United Airlines US2096/UA3793 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 10:49 AM 319/CR7 4hr 54min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1471/UA1585 MSY 5:30 AM ORD 10:55 AM 73G/738 5hr 25min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2096/AA1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 10:59 AM 319/321 5hr 4min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2096/US1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 10:59 AM 319/321 5hr 4min
US Airways/American Airlines US2096/AA1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 10:59 AM 319/321 5hr 4min
US Airways/US Airways US2096/US1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 10:59 AM 319/321 5hr 4min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2451/AA2334 MSY 6:45 AM ORD 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 50min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2451/US2334 MSY 6:45 AM ORD 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 50min
US Airways/American Airlines US2451/AA2334 MSY 6:45 AM ORD 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 50min