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New Orleans to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from New Orleans to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MSY CHI Wed, Jan 14 - Mon, Jan 26 $97
MSY CHI Tue, Jan 27 - Wed, Jan 28 $269
MSY CHI Wed, Jan 14 - Mon, Jan 19 $269
MSY CHI Wed, Jan 14 - Mon, Jan 19 $286
MSY CHI Fri, Feb 20 - Sun, Feb 22 $289
MSY CHI Tue, Jan 27 - Thu, Jan 29 $333
MSY CHI Sat, Jun 13 - Tue, Jun 16 $559

New Orleans and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in New Orleans LA, US
map of airports in New Orleans
  • 1

    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

    Carriers for flights from MSY to CHI

    Carriers
    American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Qatar Airways, 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 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Qatar Airways, US Airways
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$97
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$97
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$97
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 8 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $97
Earn $0.97
Return Mon, Jan 12 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 14 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $97
Earn $0.97
Return Mon, Jan 26 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 6 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $112
Earn $1.12
Return Tue, Jan 13 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $114
Earn $1.14
Return Sun, Feb 8 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $114
Earn $1.14
Return Sun, Feb 8 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 14 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $257
Earn $2.57
Return Sat, Feb 21 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 19 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $217
Earn $2.17
Return Sun, Mar 22 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 14 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $194
Earn $1.94
Return Wed, Mar 18 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Mar 9 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $217
Earn $2.17
Return Mon, Mar 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

    • 6 direct flights are operating from New Orleans to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 31m.
    • United Airlines flight 5806 (3:47 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's earliest available flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
    • United Airlines flight 3676 (11:46 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's latest available flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New Orleans to Chicago (United Airlines flight 3676, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 2h 29m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New Orleans to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4252, Embraer 175) takes 2h 35m.
    • 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 Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL849/DL1648 MSY 6:00 AM MDW 10:40 AM M90/717 4hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL849/DL1693 MSY 6:00 AM ORD 10:50 AM M90/717 4hr 50min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1977/AA1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 11:04 AM 319/321 5hr 9min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1977/US1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 11:04 AM 319/321 5hr 9min
US Airways/American Airlines US1977/AA1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 11:04 AM 319/321 5hr 9min
US Airways/US Airways US1977/US1946 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 11:04 AM 319/321 5hr 9min
AirTran Airways/AirTran Airways FL134/FL247 MSY 7:20 AM MDW 11:35 AM 717/717 4hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL849/DL812 MSY 6:00 AM ORD 12:05 PM M90/717 6hr 5min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL2124/DL812 MSY 7:00 AM ORD 12:05 PM 757/717 5hr 5min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1977/AA1862 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 12:51 PM 319/321 6hr 56min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1977/US1862 MSY 5:55 AM ORD 12:51 PM 319/321 6hr 56min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA713/AA1862 MSY 7:15 AM ORD 12:51 PM 319/321 5hr 36min
American Airlines/US Airways AA713/US1862 MSY 7:15 AM ORD 12:51 PM 319/321 5hr 36min