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Cheap Flights from Chicago to New Orleans $170.05

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Cheapest Flights from Chicago to New Orleans (MDW to MSY)

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to New Orleans (MDW to MSY)

Question : If having the most departure times is important to you, is there a particular day of the week that offers the most options?
Answer : When you’re flying from MDW to MSY, the day with the most flight times is Saturday, with three different options. However, with two flight times, Friday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.

Question : If punctuality is required for you to book a flight, which airline is your best bet?
Answer : Southwest Airlines holds the best record for flights from MDW to MSY with a 77% on-time rate. If they are delayed for some reason though, the average delay is about half an hour.

Question : Is there another local airport that can get you to New Orleans?
Answer : Chicago Midway International Airport is a superb airport, but in getting you to New Orleans, there is a lower cost option – O'Hare International Airport. It's just 16 miles away and flights are being booked 54% cheaper over the next few months.

Question : If you’re booking MDW to MSY, how many different options of departure times do you have?
Answer : Each day is different, but on average, you can expect to see two available departure times. Compared to the average route departing the United States with five flight times, you won't have as many options as most.

Question : How long do most people visit New Orleans?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly four days.

Question : How does Chicago to New Orleans stack up against the rest of the world in overall promptness?
Answer : MDW to MSY currently scores 3 out of a possible 5 stars in promptness. This score combines both the number of delayed flights and total delay minutes. With 3 stars, you should feel slightly worried about getting to New Orleans on time.

Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from MDW to MSY as quickly as possible?
Answer : Southwest Airlines currently holds the fastest travel time with two hours and 10 minutes. So, you would arrive in New Orleans at 5:00 PM CDT if you left Chicago at 2:50 PM CDT.