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Selected fares from New Orleans to Chicago

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Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code MSY
Destination Airport IATA Code ORD
Flight Price $109
Distance 1,342 km

Travel from New Orleans to Chicago

When you’re ready to exit the “Big Easy” and jaunt off to “Chi-town,” be sure to visit to find the best possible deals on flights from New Orleans to Chicago. New Orleans is a laid-back Southern party town, while Chicago exudes a sophisticated atmosphere. A visit to the progressive Northern metropolis of Chicago will show you new ways to have a good time.

Departing New Orleans

Travelers will fly out of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Named after the famous jazz musician, the airport is located just ten miles west of the center of New Orleans. You can take a bus to the terminal or get a taxi for around $31. If you’ve got some time before boarding, you’ll find a number of restaurants, lounges, and shops inside the airport. If you’ll be driving your vehicle to the airport, various parking options are available at rates as low as $13 per day.

Enjoying Chicago

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is located eighteen miles from downtown. A taxi ride from the airport to the downtown area costs around $38. The city’s public transportation is efficient and affordable. The Chicago Transit Authority runs a stable of trains and buses that cover the whole metro area. Unlimited visitor passes are $5.75 per day, $14 for three days, and just $23 for a week. In the warm summer months, check out the unique water taxi service. However you get around, you’ll find Chicago has a lot to offer. The Museum Campus area is home to some of the world’s finest museums. The Lincoln Park Zoo is free to visitors, and it’s open every day of the year. There are many ethnic neighborhoods, which offer amazingly diverse cuisine and cultural activities. Check out a Cubs game in the summer or a Bears game in the colder months. You can enjoy one of Chicago’s many festivals, such as the annual Taste of Chicago or Lollapalooza. Laugh yourself silly in Old Town at a Second City comedy show. Be sure to stop by Lincoln Park’s Steppenwolf Theatre and catch one of its groundbreaking shows. Chicago is a Northern city with cold and snowy winters and January lows averaging about 17°F. Summers are comfortable with high temperatures averaging 80 to 85°F. Whenever you decide to visit Chicago, you’ll have a wide range of entertainment and dining opportunities to choose from.

Planning Your Trip

Be sure to check for the best deals on flights from New Orleans to Chicago. Expand your search to hotels and rental cars to maximize your savings. When you arrive in Chicago, plan on taking in the sights and scenes this sprawling city has to offer.


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Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.

*Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.