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Flights from Chicago to New Orleans, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AM

Chicago to New Orleans Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to New Orleans. Spirit & American frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to New Orleans flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIMSY
Tue 10/18
nonstop
MSYCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIMSY
Tue 10/25
nonstop
MSYCHI
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIMSY
Tue 11/1
nonstop
MSYCHI
Tue 11/8
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIMSY
Wed 11/2
nonstop
MSYCHI
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
CHIMSY
Tue 11/8
nonstop
MSYCHI
Wed 11/16
nonstop
$81
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American
CHIMSY
Tue 1/10
nonstop
MSYCHI
Tue 1/24
nonstop
$187
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American
CHIMSY
Tue 1/10
nonstop
MSYCHI
Sat 1/14
nonstop
$187
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American
CHIMSY
Tue 1/17
nonstop
MSYCHI
Tue 1/24
nonstop
$187
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American
CHIMSY
Tue 1/17
nonstop
MSYCHI
Sat 1/21
nonstop
$187
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American
CHIMSY
Wed 1/18
nonstop
MSYCHI
Sat 1/21
nonstop
$187
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to New Orleans?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to New Orleans, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $103.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to New Orleans?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to New Orleans based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to New Orleans?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to New Orleans.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $122 $225
7-14 days $117 $204
14-21 days $159 $202
21-30 days $81 $201
30-60 days $81 $201
60-90 days $81 $194
90+ days $81 $194

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to New Orleans

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to New Orleans is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$99 $81 $81 $99 $159 $99 $99

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to New Orleans by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to New Orleans flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago New Orleans Spirit 9/28/16 10/5/16 0 $147
October Chicago New Orleans Spirit 10/18/16 10/19/16 0 $81
November Chicago New Orleans Spirit 11/1/16 11/8/16 0 $81
December Chicago New Orleans Spirit 12/6/16 12/10/16 0 $81
January Chicago New Orleans Spirit 1/10/17 1/14/17 0 $117
February Chicago New Orleans Spirit 2/1/17 2/4/17 0 $117
March Chicago New Orleans Spirit 3/7/17 3/11/17 0 $277
April Chicago New Orleans Spirit 4/26/17 4/29/17 0 $99

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to New Orleans

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to New Orleans. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$147
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$147 $204
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$204 $217
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$217 $229
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$229 $292
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$292

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to New Orleans

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to New Orleans is $198.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to New Orleans is $144.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to New Orleans.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to New Orleans - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 10:20 20:00
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:00 08:00
United 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 09:10 19:30
Southwest 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 09:05 19:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to New Orleans

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to New Orleans. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to New Orleans is $71.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to New Orleans is $137.

Chicago to New Orleans Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to New Orleans?
Answer: The average Chicago to New Orleans flight time is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is New Orleans from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to New Orleans is 826 miles (1,329 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 69 direct flights from Chicago to New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to New Orleans?
Answer: United Airlines provides 31% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to New Orleans?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Chicago flying to New Orleans Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AMNumber of routes searched: 221Number of itineraries searched: 420,195

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to New Orleans? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to New Orleans. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to New Orleans
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
American DFW
Delta ATL
Spirit IAH
American MIA
Delta MSP
Spirit LAS
Alaska SEA
American PHL
JetBlue JFK
United IAD
United EWR
JetBlue BOS
United DEN
Delta SLC
United AUS
United PHX
JetBlue FLL

Chicago to New Orleans Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and New Orleans. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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