Tips for finding the best connections from Chicago to New Orleans

A weekday or weekend flight – you decide when you want to fly from Chicago to New Orleans. A quick search through the database indicates that ticket prices start at a reasonable $43. Flights on Wednesdays can cost up to 55 % more than flights on any other day of the week.

Spirit Airlines and United Airlines are especially popular

Spirit Airlines is chosen 64 % of the time by idealo customers, making it the most frequently used airline for this route. Find a direct flight to New Orleans every day with either American Airlines, Spirit Airlines or United Airlines. We've compared the prices and, with prices starting from $43 per ticket for a direct flight, this is the most affordable offer in our database. Prices for connections with stopovers start at $76, but if you're more interested in direct flights you can find tickets for only $43. After checking our database, we've found that only 34 % of idealo users prefer stopover connections and 47 % prefer direct flights. The most popular stopover flights are those with stops in Charlotte or Dallas. With a flight duration of 4 hours and 57 minutes, flights that stop in Dallas are the fastest connections with a stopover. This connection is only 2 hours and 45 minutes longer than a direct flight. Whether you prefer a direct or a non-stop flight, here at idealo we can find the best deal for you.