Cheap flights from Chicago to New Orleans

Choose between WN, American Airlines, or Spirit Airlines to find the best price

View all connections

Why travel with Kiwi.com?

Customer support

We’ve got you covered if anything goes wrong.

Secure payment

Join millions of travelers booking with us.

Hundreds of carriers

Compare 600+ of carriers in one search to find the best deal.

Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Union Station, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to New Orleans. Book your trip to arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras, or New Orleans-Canal Charles Greyhound station. The distance between Chicago and New Orleans is 1350 km. The most popular airlines for this route are WN, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. Chicago and New Orleans have 345 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights48596559-6351

Fly direct with

American Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Spirit Airlines on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

WN on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Chicago to New Orleans

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
WNSWAWNNoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to New Orleans?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and New Orleans takes around 2.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Chicago and New Orleans?

The flight distance between Chicago and New Orleans is 1350 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and New Orleans?

Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and New Orleans. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, WN, Spirit Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Orlando Sanford International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, San Antonio International, Sarasota–Bradenton International, Savannah/Hilton Head International, McGhee Tyson, Oakland International, Asheville Regional.

What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Orlando International, McCarran International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Los Angeles International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, O Hare International, Philadelphia International, Detroit Metropolitan, Pittsburgh International, John Glenn Columbus International.

Which airports are there in Chicago?

Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.

What airports are near Chicago?

The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Quad City International, Decatur, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.

What airports are near New Orleans?

The main airport in New Orleans is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International. It is also served by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Mobile Regional, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional.

What buses and trains depart from Chicago?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.

Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chicago and New Orleans?

What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?

Which airlines fly between Chicago and New Orleans?

When's the best time to travel between Chicago and New Orleans?

What flights operate between Chicago and New Orleans?

How many airports are there near Chicago?

How many airports are there near New Orleans?

Is it possible to reach Chicago by bus or train?

What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and New Orleans depart?

What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and New Orleans arrive?

What time do flights between Chicago and New Orleans depart?

What time do flights between Chicago and New Orleans arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Find the best connection from Chicago to New Orleans

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses