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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, Jun 4 - Wed, Jun 11 $240
MSY CHI Sat, May 24 - Sun, May 25 $256
MSY CHI Sat, May 3 - Tue, May 13 $260
MSY CHI Sat, May 17 - Sat, May 31 $279
MSY CHI Wed, Oct 1 - Sun, Oct 5 $279
MSY CHI Wed, May 14 - Sun, May 18 $294
MSY CHI Fri, May 2 - Mon, May 5 $438
MSY CHI Fri, Sep 19 - Mon, Sep 22 $662
MSY CHI Fri, Oct 10 - Mon, Oct 13 $814

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, 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, US Airways
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Cheap flights from New Orleans to Chicago

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 24 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $256
Earn $2.56
Return Sun, May 25 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 31 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $240
Earn $2.40
Return Wed, Jun 11 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 28 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $250
Earn $2.50
Return Wed, Jun 4 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 6 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $260
Earn $2.60
Return Mon, Jun 9 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $240
Earn $2.40
Return Wed, Jun 11 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $240
Earn $2.40
Return Wed, Jun 11 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 17 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $270
Earn $2.70
Return Sat, Jul 19 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from New Orleans to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 2 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (ORD) Spirit Airlines $260
Earn $2.60
Return Tue, Jul 15 Chicago (ORD) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jul 27 New Orleans (MSY) Chicago (MDW) AirTran Airways $534
Earn $5.34
Return Sun, Aug 3 Chicago (MDW) New Orleans (MSY) AirTran Airways
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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 28m.
    • American Airlines flight 4318 (2:30 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
    • American Airlines flight 4315 (12:35 PM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's latest available flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New Orleans to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4306, Embraer 175) takes 2h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New Orleans to Chicago (United Airlines flight 467, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 36m.
    • Flights from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between New Orleans and Chicago

Equipment Carrier
Embraer 170 United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 Passenger US Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 United Airlines, US Airways
Canadair Regional Jet 700 United Airlines, US Airways
Canadair Regional Jet United Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A320 United Airlines, US Airways
Embraer 175 American Airlines, US Airways, British Airways, Finnair

Flight schedule for flights from New Orleans to Chicago on Sun, Apr 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA4305 MSY 6:35 AM ORD 8:55 AM E75 2hr 20min
United Airlines UA3539 MSY 6:30 AM ORD 8:57 AM E70 2hr 27min
US Airways/American Airlines US3286/AA3097 MSY 5:50 AM ORD 10:40 AM E75/ER4 4hr 50min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL849/DL1693 MSY 6:00 AM ORD 10:45 AM 757/319 4hr 45min
US Airways/United Airlines US3286/UA3793 MSY 5:50 AM ORD 10:49 AM E75/CR7 4hr 59min
US Airways/US Airways US3286/US1946 MSY 5:50 AM ORD 11:00 AM E75/321 5hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/American Airlines DL849/AA3049 MSY 6:00 AM ORD 11:15 AM 757/CR7 5hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3332/DL5793 MSY 6:25 AM MDW 11:31 AM CR9/E75 5hr 6min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3332/DL2413 MSY 6:25 AM ORD 11:33 AM CR9/320 5hr 8min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1273/AA2334 MSY 6:45 AM ORD 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 50min
AirTran Airways/AirTran Airways FL5584/FL233 MSY 7:20 AM MDW 11:35 AM 73W/717 4hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL849/DL1648 MSY 6:00 AM MDW 11:49 AM 757/320 5hr 49min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL2124/DL1648 MSY 7:15 AM MDW 11:49 AM 757/320 4hr 34min