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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Jackson, Mississippi. Current restrictions to Jackson, Mississippi are based on United States travel restrictions.
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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Jackson

Los Angeles (LAX) to Jackson, Mississippi (JAN)

Typically, flights to Jackson from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Jackson Jackson-Evers Intl, which has an average price of $375

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember16% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Jackson, Mississippi costs on average just $314 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI FROM LOS ANGELESDecember28% more expensiveIt costs about $479 for flights to Jackson, Mississippi from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI FROM LOS ANGELESOctober245% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Jackson, Mississippi from Los Angeles in October than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

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Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi and is situated roughly in the center of this southern state, offering visitors a humid, subtropical climate. It’s never extremely cold in Jackson. During the winter, average low temperatures range from 37 – 41 degrees Fahrenheit, so you won’t need your snow boots; a warm jacket will suffice. There aren’t many tourists visiting Jackson during the winter, so you can get less expensive flights and rooms. In the spring, the weather warms up quickly, as does the tourist season. With daily high temperatures between 71 – 85 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s warm but not too hot. May, June and July are the city’s busiest months for visitors, so if you want to come during this period, make sure to book your vacation in advance. August is hot and sticky, with humidity levels making the 93 degree Fahrenheit temperatures feel even hotter. If you visit in August, drink lots of water to stay hydrated and take it easy during the hottest hours of the day. The heat can persist into September and October, but generally lets up in November. There are fewer tourists during fall, perhaps making this an opportune time for your Jackson getaway.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

$40 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Jackson, Mississippi. This flight is from Orlando and is 91% cheaper than most flights to Jackson, Mississippi. To find the cheapest price to Jackson, Mississippi from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

The cheapest month to fly to Jackson, Mississippi from United States is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around $283, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Jackson, Mississippi in August, then September is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Jackson, Mississippi during September average around $284.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

The ideal time to book your flight to Jackson, Mississippi is 53 days in advance when prices tend to average $361. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Jackson, Mississippi from United States for as low as $159 on momondo.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Jackson, Mississippi is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $347. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $468.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Jackson, Mississippi is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to Jackson, Mississippi during this time can be as low as $367. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Jackson, Mississippi is at noon when prices are around $402.

Is there a good place to hike near Jackson?

If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Jackson for October. Parks like Tunica River Park are popular hot spots in those months.

Is there an alternative airport near Jackson, Mississippi?

Those flying to Jackson, Mississippi could potentially find better pricing at Madison Bruce Campbell Field Airport (11 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center), Laurel Hattiesburg-PineBelt Airport (76 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center), Meridian Key Field Airport (84 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center) or Greenville Mid-Delta Airport (94 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Jackson, Mississippi?

Greenville Mid-Delta Airport has an average price of $363 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Jackson, Mississippi. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


What are the current travel restrictions for Jackson, Mississippi?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Jackson, Mississippi.

Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Jackson, Mississippi at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Jackson Jackson-Evers Intl flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Jackson Jackson-Evers Intl found recently by users on momondo
American Airlines
Sep 18
DFW6:20 amDallas/Fort Worth
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JAN7:51 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
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JAN8:22 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
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DFW9:59 amDallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
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DCA3:59 pmWashington Reagan-National
2h 31m
JAN6:30 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
Sep 25
JAN2:00 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
2h 27m
DCA4:27 amWashington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Sep 22
DCA3:59 pmWashington Reagan-National
2h 31m
JAN6:30 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
Sep 25
JAN2:00 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
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DCA4:27 amWashington Reagan-National
Major Airline
Jun 30
DFW2:33 pmDallas/Fort Worth
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JAN7:50 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
Jul 8
JAN3:45 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
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DFW5:23 pmDallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Sep 22
DCA9:51 amWashington Reagan-National
4h 49m
1 stop
JAN2:40 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
Sep 25
JAN1:51 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
2h 28m
DCA4:19 amWashington Reagan-National
Delta
Jul 18
BWI1:30 amBaltimore/Washington
3h 54m
1 stop
JAN5:24 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
Jul 21
JAN3:31 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
3h 59m
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BWI7:30 pmBaltimore/Washington

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Jackson Jackson-Evers Intl

If you're looking for one-way flights to Jackson, Mississippi, view some of our deals below provided by Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines
American Airlines
Jul 27
DFW8:20 amDallas/Fort Worth
1h 23m
JAN9:43 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
American Airlines
Jul 10
DFW10:30 amDallas/Fort Worth
1h 28m
JAN11:58 amJackson Jackson-Evers Intl
American Airlines
Jun 28
DCA3:59 pmWashington Reagan-National
2h 27m
JAN6:26 pmJackson Jackson-Evers Intl

Which airlines fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Jackson, Mississippi

You can fly direct to Jackson from major US cities with American Airlines, Delta and United.


How to get from the airport to Jackson, Mississippi city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Jackson along with the distance from the city center

Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN)

The airport serving commercial airlines flying into Jackson is a city-owned civil-military airport located 6 miles east of Jackson, across the Pearl river. There are a few different options for getting into Jackson from the airport.

Taxis

Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area on terminal level 1. You may hail one or call for service if none are present. The trip into the city takes 18 minutes and the fare is $34.00 USD. Uber services are available, and cost between $16.00 USD and $21.00 USD, depending on the day and time.

Shuttles

Shuttle services are available but must be prearranged. Ask when you are making reservations if your hotel offers shuttle services from the airport, as sometimes these are complimentary. Otherwise, JAN Airport Shuttle service and GO Airport Shuttles shouldn’t cost more than $30.

Car rentals

Car rental is a popular option for travelers to Jackson and you can look for deals on car rentals with momondo.


How to get around in Jackson, Mississippi?

Jackson is a sprawling city with many of the attractions out in the suburbs; so many tourists opt to rent a car during their stay. You can travel around by taxi, although you can’t hail one in the street. Uber operates in the city, and is generally less costly than traveling by taxi. The JATRAN buses serve the entire city, but are reportedly unreliable. Here are some details about Jackson, Mississippi transportation.

Buses

The Jackson Transit Authority (JATRAN) bus network offers 12 routes running Monday through Friday from 5:15 am to 7:45 pm and Saturday from 6:45 am to 6:45 pm. A one-way fare is $1.50 USD, and transfers are free, or you can buy a day pass for $4.00 USD. Children under 5 ride for free with a paying adult.

Taxis

Make sure to call for your taxi at least 30 minutes ahead of when you need a ride, or have your concierge do so. You can’t hail a cab on the street in Jackson. Fares start at $4.00 USD for the meter drop, then $2.20 USD per subsequent mile. Uber services can save you a few dollars, with a start rate of $1.75 USD, then a cost of $1.15 USD per mile.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Jackson, Mississippi?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Jackson, Mississippi

Things to do and places of interest in Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is a southern city full of heart and soul and music! It’s also the capital of Mississippi, and bursts with art and history. Here are a few suggestions for your itinerary.

  • Jackson’s 20th-century musicians were pioneers of blues, jazz and soul, some of the most heartfelt music created in the Americas. While you’re here, visit Johnny T’s Bistro & Bar, the Yellow Scarf, or Frank Jones Corner to soak up the soulful music of Jackson.
  • Visit the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, which focuses on the natural history of Mississippi, highlighting the plants, animals, fossils and habitats of the state. You can see a large collection of native fish, reptiles and amphibians, and a greenhouse called “The Swamp” full of live alligators and turtles. Take a walk on the 300-acre grounds crisscrossed with nature trails.
  • Check out the Old Capitol Museum, an 1839-dated Greek Revival building that was the seat of the state’s government until the early 1900s. This national historic landmark has been carefully restored and displays fascinating exhibits from Mississippi’s legislature, governor and high court.
  • Take a guided tour of Pulitzer-prize-winning author Eudora Welty’s home on Pinecrest St. Most of her fiction and essays were written here, and the home has been returned to it’s 1925 – 1945 appearance.
  • Check out the largest art museum in the state, the Mississippi Museum of Art, which focuses on the works of local and regional artists.
  • Gain some insight into the civil rights struggle at Medgar Evers House. This 1956-dated structure was the civil rights activist’s home when he was killed while standing in his carport in 1963. The house was repaired and stabilized in 1995-96, and in 2013 was restored to the way it looked during the Evers’ residency.

Tips and tricks for visiting Jackson, Mississippi

As the birthplace of the blues, Mississippi promotes the Blues Trail, consisting of 189 historic markers, spread across the state, each with a marker planted in a spot that played a role in shaping the blues. Jackson has 13 Mississippi Blues Trail sites.

Jackson has battled a reputation as a high-crime city. Police warn that women should not be out alone at night, due to a number of violent crimes targeting single women. If you are traveling alone, please use caution and common sense, and stay in well lit areas.


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